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Enabling the Molecular Medicine Revolution Through Network-Centric Biomedicine

(Keynote Presentation)
  • Kenneth H. Buetow
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4544)

Abstract

To deliver on the promise of next generation treatment and prevention strategies in cancer, we must address its multiple dimensions. The full complement of the diverse fields of modern biomedicine are engaged in the assault on this complexity. These disciplines are armed with the latest tools of technology, generating mountains of data. Each surpasses the next in their unprecedented and novel view of the fundamental nature of cancer. Each contributes a vital thread of insight. Information technology provides a promising loom on which the threads of insight can be woven.

Copyright information

© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth H. Buetow
    • 1
  1. 1.National Cancer Institute, 2115 East Jefferson Street, Suite 6000, MSC 8505, Bethesda, MD 20892USA

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