Physi­cist Albert-​​László Barabási of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is studying dis­eases as phe­nomena that arise when bio­log­ical net­works fail. In this talk from the last TEDMED, Dr. Barabási talks about how decoding the human genome was expected to quickly lead to new ther­a­pies, but the reality turned out to be more com­pli­cated and that studying intra­cel­lular pro­tein net­works should lead to the med­ical renais­sance that genomics promised.

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