Selected new reviews and commentaries, 4 January 2011

4 January 2011

The Challenge of Feeding Scientific Advice into Policy-Making

Schenkel R. Science. 2010 Dec 24: 1749-1751.

Policy-making needs science

Genomics, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.
Intellectual property. Turning patent swords into shares.
Network medicine: a network-based approach to human disease.
Sickle-cell disease.
Genetics. First-class control of HIV-1.
Pharmacogenomics: will the promise be fulfilled?
On synthetic biology
NDM-1- a cause for worldwide concern.
Personal genomes: no bad news?
Progress and Promise of Genome-wide Association Studies for Human Complex Trait Genetics
Newborn screening conditions: What we know, what we do not know, and how we will know it.
Modifier genes in Mendelian disorders: the example of cystic fibrosis.
Factor V Leiden thrombophilia.
Leprosy and the human genome.
Revealing the Dark Matter of the Genome