Big Data Guru and Stanford Medical School Professor Atul Butte, co-founder of Numedii had his work recently profiled in the journal SCIENCE. As the article claims, the explosion of publicly available databases housing sequences, structures, and images allows life scientists to make fundamental discoveries without ever getting their hands “wet” at the lab bench. Science Journal calls […]Read More
Congratulations to our portfolio company NuMedii for a publication today in Cancer Discovery, which discusses the use of its technology by Stanford researchers to identify an antidepressant as a potential treatment for small cell lung cancer. NuMedii is a pioneer in the future of pharmacology. As medicine becomes more personalized, every individual will get a […]Read More
Earlier this week one of our portfolio companies, Genalyte, Inc., announced the release of a groundbreaking diagnostic system for early detection of Type 1 diabetes. This is of special significance to me as the young daughter of a good friend almost died due to undiagnosed Type 1 Diabetes – she was discovered by her parents […]Read More
Top 5 pathways to personalized medicine Healthcare IT NewsJeff RoweJuly 22, 2013 If there’s one thing everyone in healthcare can probably agree on right now, it’s that there is an awful lot of data being generated each and every day. What to do with that data, however, is another question. As Ted Driscoll, digital health […]Read More
Thursday June 20, 2013, Atul Butte, MD, PhD, a Stanford University Professor and entrepreneur is being honored at a formal ceremony in the White House Rose Garden in Washington DC. The Obama Administration is honoring Dr. Butte and several other genomics and molecular biology researchers who have focused on making large and complex sets of […]Read More
The human genome evolved for us as Paleolithic cavemen, arming us to cope with leopards, communicable diseases, infections, parasites and starvation. But modern society has succeeded in taming most of those risks, and now, ironically, our biggest health challenges are largely a byproduct of our success. As we extend our lifespan, cancer and cardiac disease increase in incidence. We confront an epidemic of diabetes and obesity related diseases largely caused by overconsumption and inactivity. Our genome never evolved to benefit obese 70 year olds. Cavemen didn’t typically live past 40 and didn’t drink high-fructose corn syrup in Big Gulps.Read More
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