1. NBCC 2010 Finalists Readings


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    Fiction finalists: David Grossman, To The End Of The Land. Translated by Jessica Cohen. Knopf. Jennifer Egan, A Visit From The Goon Squad, Knopf Jonathan Franzen. Freedom. Farrar, Straus And Giroux. Translator…

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    • Siddhartha Mukherjee - Q6


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      How has modern genetics changed our ideas of chance and fate?

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      • ‘Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,’ with Prof. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Begins March 30 on PBS


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        For much of the 20th century, cancer was a word to be whispered, a topic avoided in polite conversation, its diagnosis a virtual death sentence. The stigma was such that in the 1950s, when a woman…

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        • Siddhartha Mukherjee - Q5


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          What is the moral boundary between using genetics to prevent disease, and using it to enhance ability?

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          • Siddhartha Mukherjee - Q1


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            How is genetics changing medicine?

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            • Siddhartha Mukherjee - Q4


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              You’ve described genetics as a destabilizing idea. Why?

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              • Siddhartha Mukherjee - Q7


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                How is genetics challenging our power to interpret narratives about ourselves?

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                • Siddhartha Mukherjee - Q3


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                  Does personalized medicine fracture the standard medical trial?

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                  • Grantee Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D, Ph.D., (D. Phil), Columbia University Medical Center


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                    In June 2012, Foundation grantee, Siddhartha Mukherjee explained how funding from Gabrielle's Angel Foundation helped his research project. In addition to his work at New York's Columbia…

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