Dr Shaji K Kumar of Mayo Clinic discusses Dec 2009 Mayo Clinic Proceedings article on updated mSMART Consensus Guidelines

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Dr. Shaji K Kumar, Associate Professor of Hematology and Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses updated Mayo Stratification of Myeloma and Risk-Adapted Therapy (mSMART) Consensus Guidelines (direct link available at http://tiny.cc/V2dk9 or visit journal at www.mayoclinicproceedings.com ). The identification of well-defined and reproducible prognostic factors and introduction of new therapies with unique modes of action and impact on disease outcome have for the first time...

Owen White on Consensus Annotation at the GSC8

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Owen White of the University of Maryland talks about "Comparing Annotations: Towards Consensus Annotation" at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 10, 2009.

America's Climate Choices

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In a new video from the National Academies, experts serving on the America's Climate Choices study committee and panels talk about the project, which aims to inform and guide the nation's response to climate change. The video takes an in-depth look at the process through which these experts will come to consensus, and highlights how crucial the choices we face now will be for decades to come. Congressman Alan Mollohan (D-WV) provides his perspective as the initiator of the project. The...