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Danny Hillis:
Understanding cancer through proteomics

TEDMED 2010 · 19:55 · Filmed Oct 2010
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Danny Hillis: Understanding cancer through proteomics
19:55 · Filmed October 2010 at TEDMED 2010 · Subtitles available in 22 languages

Danny Hills makes a case for the next frontier of cancer research: proteomics, the study of proteins in the body. As Hillis explains it, genomics shows us a list of the ingredients of the body — while proteomics shows us what those ingredients produce. Understanding what's going on in your body at the protein level may lead to a new understanding of how cancer happens.

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Inventor, scientist, author, engineer — over his broad career, Danny Hillis has turned his ever-searching brain on an array of subjects, with surprising results. Full bio
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