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  • Looking at Diseases as Network System Failures

    medGadget - 06/04/2012

    Physicist Albert-László Barabási of Northeastern University is studying diseases as phenomena that arise when biological networks fail. In this talk from the last TEDMED, Dr. Barabási talks about how decoding the human genome was expected to quickly lead to new therapies, but the reality turned out to be more complicated and that studying intracellular protein networks should lead to the medical renaissance that genomics promised.