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What is Systems Biology?

The Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle is the home of systems biology. Dr. Nathan Price shares his explanation of systems biology and why the systems approach is necessary and inevitable. Systems biology is a holistic approach that involves biology, technology and computation.

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  • Fireside Chat with NIH Director Francis Collins and ISB Co-founder Dr. Lee Hood

    ISB Co-founder Dr. Lee Hood hosted a fireside chat with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins. The renowned scientists talked about their early careers and long friendship, the challenge of COVID-19, the preceding scientific work that led to the fast development of COVID vaccines, and much more.

  • Coaching for Cognition in Alzheimer’s (COCOA) Clinical Trial Nearly Complete

    The multi-year Coaching for Cognition in Alzheimer’s (COCOA) clinical trial is nearly complete. The trial examined diet, exercise and cognitive training as possible non-pharmacological interventions to Alzheimer’s, with some trial members receiving telephonic coaching centered on stress, diet and exercise, as well as brain training focusing on brain speed and attention.

  • A New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease

    The impact of Alzheimer’s Disease is staggering – 6 million Americans diagnosed, a financial toll of $600 billion annually, and no effective drug treatments. ISB Co-founder Dr. Lee Hood said the traditional approach isn’t working, and we need to think about it in brand new ways.