On 13th March 2012, the ITFoM consortium will organize a meeting for the main stakeholder groups of ITFoM.
08 March 2012: ITFoM-supported publication: Methylome analysis using MeDIP-seq with low DNA concentrations
The article is co-authored by some of the ITFoM-Project Partners and published in the Nature Protocols.
The Public Health perspective of ITFoM in the Personalized Medicine magazine's focus issue: European Science Foundation: Personalized Medicine Forward Look.
A commentary from Prof. Lehrach in the Personalized Medicine magazine.
ITFoM @ ZEIT ONLINE. An article by Holger Dambeck.
Jonathan Lal, Angela Brand (both active in the Medical Platform of ITFoM), Tobias Schulte in den Bäumen, and Servaas Morre have developed a new model for the valorization of Genome-based Technologies in Public Health.
20 February 2012: Interview with Prof. Hans Westerhoff in the European Biotechnology Science & Industry News
Prof. Hans Westerhoff, coordinator of the Integration Platform has been interviewed about truly individualized cancer therapy as one of ITFoM's goals. In the interview, he describes the manifold challenges of the project as well as the opportunities for Europe to be a leader in the field of cancer modelling.
Oxford Nanopore has published a press release in which they introduce their new DNA 'strand-sequencing' high-throughput platforms GridION and MinION.
14 February 2012: The Virtual Patient system in the German "Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit"
The article by Prof. Hans Lehrach and Dr. Alexander Kühn gives an introduction to modeling cancer using deep sequencing technologies as a starting point for the planned Virtual Patient system through ITFoM.
The current issue of the German ZEIT WISSEN magazine includes an article that introduces ITFoM within the FET Flagship scheme.