Top Healthcare Conversations of 2008

Many of the great healthcare thinkers and bloggers wrapped up 2008 with end-of-year considerations of the important developments in their fields, and some looked ahead with predictions for 2009. Here are the January 1, 2009 Health Memes from around the web:

Personal Genomics in 2008: the Year in Review 
Genetic Future

From 2008 to 2009 
ScienceRoll

Finding Venture Capital In 2009 Will Be Tough 
Pharmalot

2009 Stem Cell Trendsetters in Neurology and Psychiatry 
Brain Waves

The Future of Pharma 
Health Beat

The Year in Bioethics: The Highs and Lows of 2008 
Bioethics Forum


2008 in Review: Ethnicity Strikes Back 
Dienekes' Anthropology Blog

HIT Predictions for 2009 on iHealthBeat 
Health Populi

Best of Nanomedicine in 2008 
Nanomedicinecenter.com

2009: Predictions Across the Web 
ReadWriteWeb

Social Media Trends 2009, TrendsSpotting 
ReadWriteWeb

Top 30 Brain Health and Fitness Articles of 2008 
SharpBrains

Top 10 In 2008 
Health Affairs Blog

Not Exactly Rocket Science Review of 2008 [Not Exactly Rocket Science] 
ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

Top Health Search Engines of 2008 [Highlight HEALTH] 
The Highlight HEALTH Network

The Year in Biomedicine 
Technology Review Feed – Biomedicine Top Stories

Health and Health Care in 2009 — a Year of Managing Risks and Wild Cards 
The Health Care Blog

(See the final week of 2008 on the December 29 archive page.)