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Geisinger Uses Epic to Identify a Genetic Disorder in Hundreds of Patients

Through a study of patients’ genes and Epic data, Geisinger found that one in every 256 people have a gene variant for Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

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Renown Health Combines 10 years of Epic Data with Genetic Data

Researchers will be able to analyze a wealth of new population health data after Renown Health in Nevada gathers genetic data from thousands of volunteers.

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CHOP Fights Cancer in Immunotherapy Trial

Immunotherapy treatments harness a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer.

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Med School at the Museum

At least 70 medical schools and residency programs have created partnerships with art museums to help students sharpen their visual analysis skills

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Overcoming Paralysis with Prosthetics

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center researchers implanted chips into the brain, allowing electrical impulses to be sent to the parts that handle mobility and sensation.

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Programmable Hydrogel Not Such a Stretch

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a hydrogel material that can change shape at predetermined rates, without external triggers.

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Making Stronger Silk

Researchers are hoping that a new conductive silk will be used in sensors embedded in wearable electronics and medical implants.

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Researchers Print Microscopic Camera

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart designed and 3D-printed a tiny camera that’s only 120 micrometers wide—as thin as a human hair.

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