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Lasker Newsletter — Spring 2017

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21st-century healthcare: Big data medicine

Precision medicine and systems medicine approaches explore the possibility of integrating big data into medical practice to provide more effective therapies and disease prevention strategies.

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Leroy Hood: There is going to be a fantastic revolution in medicine

Leroy Hood, Lasker laureate and president and co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, discusses how systems medicine could revolutionize current medical care. 

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Susumu Tonegawa on heading world-class brain research institutes 

Susumu Tonegawa, Lasker laureate, director of the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan, and former director of MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, shares his thoughts on what makes the RIKEN Institute special and why collaboration occurs naturally at the Picower Institute. 

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Passion and optimism in scientific research

From the archives: Geneticist and Lasker laureate Philip Leder discusses his work on solving the genetic code, why patents are important, and what drives his research.

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Lasker Lessons in Leadership: Leadership and entrepreneurship in science

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