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Biotechnology Succeeds in Revolutionizing Medical Science

Biotechnology Succeeds in Revolutionizing Medical Science EDITORIAL Biotechnology Succeeds in Revolutionizing Medical Science INCE ANCIENT TIMES, SCHOLARS HAVE DRAWN al, from Germany, as they look at metastatic melanoma charts of the constellations, maps of the with DNA arrays. world, and anatomical illustrations, and der- Images formed by sound rather than light have been matologists have drawn illustrations and cre- a bit harder for some dermatologists to accept, but Saiag S ated wax moulages of cutaneous diseases. et al, from France, find that ultrasonography detects meta- The origins of our field are morphological descriptions satatic melanoma in lymph nodes more reliably than pal- of cutaneous diseases. We catalog our collections of im- pation. Schmid-Wendtner and Burgdorf provide the der- ages of clinical diseases and their dermatopathology, and matologic indications for ultrasound scanning. we show the images to each other. A feasibility study performed in Switzerland gives us In this century, a new chart was added to our collec- a novel way for the clinical acumen of the dermatologist tion of images: the map of the human genome. The ge- to cross difficult terrain to reach communities at a dis- ography of our genome is a graphic presentation of the tance using a new generation of mobile http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

Biotechnology Succeeds in Revolutionizing Medical Science

JAMA Dermatology , Volume 141 (2) – Feb 1, 2005

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2005 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6068
eISSN
2168-6084
DOI
10.1001/archderm.141.2.133
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15724008
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Abstract

EDITORIAL Biotechnology Succeeds in Revolutionizing Medical Science INCE ANCIENT TIMES, SCHOLARS HAVE DRAWN al, from Germany, as they look at metastatic melanoma charts of the constellations, maps of the with DNA arrays. world, and anatomical illustrations, and der- Images formed by sound rather than light have been matologists have drawn illustrations and cre- a bit harder for some dermatologists to accept, but Saiag S ated wax moulages of cutaneous diseases. et al, from France, find that ultrasonography detects meta- The origins of our field are morphological descriptions satatic melanoma in lymph nodes more reliably than pal- of cutaneous diseases. We catalog our collections of im- pation. Schmid-Wendtner and Burgdorf provide the der- ages of clinical diseases and their dermatopathology, and matologic indications for ultrasound scanning. we show the images to each other. A feasibility study performed in Switzerland gives us In this century, a new chart was added to our collec- a novel way for the clinical acumen of the dermatologist tion of images: the map of the human genome. The ge- to cross difficult terrain to reach communities at a dis- ography of our genome is a graphic presentation of the tance using a new generation of mobile

Journal

JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 2005

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