An article in the New York Times looks at how the field of nosology, or disease classification, is advancing in the face of 'omics research. Stanford's Atul Butte (one of the young investigators profiled in the December 2006/Jaunary 2007 "Tomorrow's PIs" issue of Genome Technology) has been using gene expression profiling to categorize diseases based on genetic activity.

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