And the winner of the "worst new omics word award" is "diseasome."
Credit for pointing this one out goes to Noah Gray and MoCost on Twitter. See Mos first post here: Twitter / Mo: Diseasome project visualiz ...
And some follow up:
Mapping the Human 'Diseasome' - Interactive Graphic - NYTimes.com" and in many other reports (see Google search here).
What does diseasome actually mean? I do not know. And it does seem really unnecessary to me. And since I got blasted (justifiably) a bit by one of the people I gave my previous award to here is a clarification. I am not commenting here on the science behind the "diseasome" work. Just the word. And the word, I do not like.
Previous awards I have given: