Monthly Archives: December 2012

Organovo: Top 10 Innovative Biomedicine Companies in 2012

Organovo is one of 10 biomedicine companies included in Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (TR50) for 2012. http://www.highlighthealth.org/innovation/organovo-top-10-innovative-biomedicine-companies-in-2012/

Inspiring 15-Year-Old Develops Cancer Sensor

Just 15 years old, Jack Andraka has invented a test that detects early stage pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer, and is cheaper and faster than today’s gold standard test.http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/inspiring-15-year-old-develops-cancer-sensor/

Healthpoint Services: Top 10 Innovative Biomedicine Companies in 2012

Healthpoint Services is one of 10 biomedicine companies included in Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (TR50) for 2012.http://www.highlighthealth.org/health-20/healthpoint-services-top-10-innovative-biomedicine-companies-in-2012/

Even Healthy People Carry Hundreds of Genetic Flaws

On average, a normal healthy person carries approximately 400 protein-damaging DNA mutations and two mutations directly linked with a high risk of disease.http://www.highlighthealth.com/research/even-healthy-people-carry-hundreds-of-genetic-flaws/