Public health in the genomic era: A global issue

INDIANAPOLIS — The major challenge for public health in the era of genomics is to generate the base of evidence necessary to demonstrate when use of genomic information in public health can improve health outcomes in a safe, effective and cost-effe…

Study finds possible ‘persistence’ switch for tuberculosis

HOUSTON — (Sept. 17, 2010) — An examination of a portion of the tuberculosis genome that responds to stress has allowed Rice University bioengineers Oleg Igoshin and Abhinav Tiwari to zero in on a network of genes that may “switch” the disea…

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