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Promoting Convergence in Biomedical Science

Science  29 Jul 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6042, pp. 527
DOI: 10.1126/science.1205008

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The next challenge for biomedical research will be to solve problems of highly complex and integrated biological systems within the human body. Predictive models of these systems in either normal or disease states are beyond the capability of current knowledge and technology.