Challenges in Biomarker Discovery

    April 29, 2016
    Biomarkers

    Although biomarkers have been considered more and more important, it is still very difficult to identify and validate effective and useful biomarkers. The obstacles in the biomarker identification include both technical and theoretical reasons. For example, methods for identifying pathology-type immunohistochemical marker (IHCM) have been widely used. However, their fundamental mechanisms and clinical applications have not been fully understood (Abu-Asab et al. 2010). Another problem is the inadequate representation of …Read the Rest

    Biomarkers of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR)

    April 26, 2016
    Biomarkers

    Seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) is not just a commonly seen health problem in certain seasons. It is also a risk …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology and Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatry

    April 22, 2016
    Biomarkers

    Neuropsychiatric (NP) disorders such as autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are the leading causes of disability around the world. However, because …Read the Rest

    Biomarkers, Oncology, and Precision Medicine

    April 21, 2016
    Biomarkers

    The identification of biomarkers is becoming more and more important in biomedicine, especially for the clinical practice. This is because …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology Technologies and Cancer Immunotherapy

    April 19, 2016
    Systems Biology

    Decades of scientific studies have demonstrated the essential role of the immune system in cancer pathology and clinical treatment. The …Read the Rest

    Skin Disorders, Skinomics and Microarray Studies

    April 16, 2016
    Systems Biology

    The new field of “skinomics” refers to the use of systems biology and “omics” approaches in the studies of the …Read the Rest

    Systems Biomarkers and Skin Diseases

    April 12, 2016
    Systems Biology

    With the development of systems biology, bioinformatics, ‘omics’ studies, more and more discoveries are made in the disorders including cardiovascular …Read the Rest

    Alzheimer’s Disease and the Gene APOE (Apolipoprotein E)

    March 8, 2016
    Mind-Body

    The APOE gene has other symbols as “AD2”, “LPG”, “APO-E”, and “LDLCQ5”. It is located at 19q13.2. The APOE gene …Read the Rest

    Psychiatric Symptoms and the Gene SGCE (Sarcoglycan Epsilon)

    March 1, 2016
    Mind-Body

    The SGCE gene has other symbols as “ESG” and “DYT11”. It is located at 7q21.3. As a member of the …Read the Rest

    Epilepsy and the Gene KCNT1 (Potassium Sodium-Activated Channel Subfamily T member 1)

    February 25, 2016
    Brain

    The KCNT1 gene has other symbols as “ENFL5”, “SLACK”, “EIEE14”, “KCa4.1”, “Slo2.2”, and “bA100C15.2”. It is located at 9q34.3. Encoding …Read the Rest

    Neuropsychiatric Disorders and the Gene COMT (Catechol-O-Methyltransferase)

    February 23, 2016
    Mind-Body

    The COMT gene has another symbol as “HEL-S-98n”. It is located at 22q11.21. It is an important enzyme in the …Read the Rest

    Psychiatric Diseases and the Gene DISC1 (Disrupted in Schizophrenia 1)

    February 20, 2016
    Mind-Body

    The DISC1 gene has other symbols as “SCZD9” and “C1orf136”. It is located at 1q42.2. It is involved in the …Read the Rest

    Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Personalized Medicine

    February 19, 2016
    Mind-Body

    Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Personalized Medicine Psychological stress has been associated with higher levels of inflammation and the risks of …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology, Immunity, Biomarkers, and Aging

    January 8, 2016
    Systems Biology

    Many chronic diseases are age-associated, including Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. The elevating incidence of these …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology, Lipidomics, and Cardiovascular Disease

    October 24, 2015
    Systems Biology

    Atherosclerosis involves a gradual process of inflammation with the stiffening of the arterial wall. This inflammatory condition can be caused …Read the Rest

    Network Interactions, Interactomes, and Drug Discovery

    October 18, 2015
    Systems Biology

    Because genes and proteins are functioning in complex networks and interactions, one molecule may influence other cellular elements in a …Read the Rest

    Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology

    October 10, 2015
    Psychiatric Genetics

    Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Although many chronic diseases such as cancer are apparently physical, they can lead to psychological …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology and Neurodegenerative Diseases

    September 30, 2015
    Psychiatric Genetics

    Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are complex disorders that affect more than 40 million people globally (Wood et al., 2015). The multifaceted …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology and Drug Screening

    September 17, 2015
    Systems Biology

    Conventional drug design mostly uses the ligand and structure-based approaches (Prathipati and Mizuguchi, 2015). With the advancement in functional genomics …Read the Rest

    The Circadian Clock, Genes, and Systems Biology

    September 5, 2015
    Chronobiology

    The circadian clock is essential in many organisms. The circadian timing system enables the physiological and behavioral adaptation to the …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology and Subnetworks in Breast Cancer

    August 29, 2015
    Systems Biology

    As a complex disease with heterogeneous factors involved, breast cancer have various subtypes with distinct therapeutic response patterns and outcomes …Read the Rest

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