Gil Alterovitz, a bioinformatician at Harvard Medical School, is developing a computer program that translates protein and gene expression into music. In his model harmony represents good health and discord indicates disease. Three examples of research to improve diagnosis and tracking of diseases, particularly cancer are described below. None of the articles speculated on how these conditions once diagnosed could be treated using sound. Allopathic medicine, even at the research stage, is still a ways from making that leap.