Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Sensors encapsulated with oral chemotherapy drugs help patients and physicians keep track of treatments.
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy

Sensors encapsulated with oral chemotherapy drugs help patients and physicians keep track of treatments.

Sensors encapsulated with oral chemotherapy drugs help patients and physicians keep track of treatments.

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Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jul 15, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the July/August 2019 issue of The Scientist.
Opinion: Applying AI to Clinical Care Is Key to Individualized Medicine
Opinion: Applying AI to Clinical Care Is Key to Individualized Medicine
Eric Topol | Jul 15, 2019
Not only can artificial intelligence revolutionize healthcare, it could help restore the doctor-patient relationship.
Tumor Organoids Hold Promise for Personalizing Cancer Therapy
Tumor Organoids Hold Promise for Personalizing Cancer Therapy
Jef Akst | Jul 15, 2019
The three-dimensional cell cultures are still in the development phase, but researchers are excited about their use to predict patients’ responses to various treatment options.
Topol on Deep Medicine
Topol on Deep Medicine
The Scientist Staff | Jul 15, 2019
Eric Topol, founder and director of Scripps Research Translational Institute and Reading Frames author, discusses the future of the doctor-patient bond in an era of artificial intelligence–driven medicine.
Orkin on Childhood Cancer
Orkin on Childhood Cancer
The Scientist Staff | Jul 15, 2019
This month’s Profilee, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researcher Stuart Orkin, talks about treating kids with cancer and other blood disorders.
Startups Plan the Health Data Gold Rush
Startups Plan the Health Data Gold Rush
Shawna Williams | Oct 1, 2018
Companies are building platforms based on blockchain technology to let individuals control and directly profit from their genomic and medical information.
FDA Approves Oral Drug for Fabry Disease
FDA Approves Oral Drug for Fabry Disease
Ashley Yeager | Aug 13, 2018
The medicine increases the activity of a deficient enzyme in certain patients with the condition.
Companies to Help People Sell or Rent Out Their Health Data
Companies to Help People Sell or Rent Out Their Health Data
Catherine Offord | Jun 5, 2018
Luna DNA, Nebula Genomics, and other “bio-brokers” will allow customers to make money by granting access to their genetic and personal information for research purposes.
NIH Plans to Enroll 1 Million People for Health Database
NIH Plans to Enroll 1 Million People for Health Database
Catherine Offord | May 3, 2018
The agency says it has taken various steps to ensure the privacy of participants’ data.