The SomaLogic Blog

What is Your Most Realistic Portrait?

Does a photograph provides the most realistic picture of you? It does not. A painting of you represented by thousands of small dots (an art style known as pointillism) would be the most realistic – especially from a health perspective. Why?

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Meet Proteo-you to Become a Healthier You

I would like to introduce you to you, but not the person you see in the mirror. No, I want to introduce you to “proteo-you,” the version of you made up of proteins. Meeting proteo-you could lead to a healthier you.

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Do I Need an App for This?

How well we age and what we will ultimately look like in our later years (if we get there) is, to a degree, within in our control.

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Zika, 2016, a World Wide Problem and Proteomics

2016 brought to public consciousness a new threat to humanity, arriving on the wings of mosquitoes: Zika virus (WHO, 2018a). Symptoms are mild for most of those infected, but the truly insidious and headline-making aspect to the disease is what happens to pregnant...

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What Is More Time Worth?

Unless you are stricken by a horrible blow of bad luck, good health can equate to more time on this planet. Great healthcare can help lead to better health, but at what cost?

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The Question That DNA Cannot Answer

“Who are you?” This question, asked by the caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland, befuddled Alice. How would you answer this simply complicated question?

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And the Winner is…

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone with diabetes could earn a lifetime achievement award for disease management? Given the skyrocketing costs of diabetes care in the U.S., this sounds like a win-win scenario. And maybe proteomics can make it happen.

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