network modeling

The researchers focused on modeling a signaling pathway that they believe could be a viable target for combination therapies that they hope to explore in clinical trials.

The group will offer free access to omic and clinical data from the project and develop software to help clinicians use the models in patient care.

The strategy could be applied more widely to study the development of other organ systems, and will benefit from new single-cell gene expression analysis technology.

The fifth annual Dialogue on Reverse Engineering Assessment and Methods is seeking participants for the annual evaluation of computational systems biology methods.

Biogen Idec worked with Gene Network Sciences to integrate and analyze genome-wide SNP data, expression data, and clinical data from three time points in more than 70 rheumatoid arthritis patients — a process that ultimately identified several targets, including one "that had not been on the radar screen."

At the Network Biology 2.0 conference, speakers underscored the degree to which the understanding of cancer is being empowered by molecular characterization projects and is accompanied by the desire to select the right populations for clinical trials.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.