Neil Versel is an editor at GenomeWeb. He covers the life science and healthcare informatics markets.
Standards for interoperability and better cooperation among stakeholders will help unleash the power of genomics in cancer care, says the head of the Biden Cancer Initiative.
The company formerly known as TransMed Systems looks to bring "clarity and transparency" to the emerging field of precision oncology and in patient-trial matching.
With $50 million from Japanese firm NEC, biomedical software startup BostonGene seeks to assess patients' "immune fitness" in the quest for better therapies.
Following an April hackathon and work from Melbourne Genomics and Fred Hutch, the Broad is about to release a long-awaited AWS version of its Cromwell workflow engine.
The year-old Princess Máxima Center, based in Utrecht, has turned to bioinformatics firm The Hyve to address integration and interoperability issues.
Vendors look to augment, not replace, genetic counselors with consumer-friendly technology, including AI-driven online chats and decision support systems.
Ardigen has expanded into immuno-oncology, microbiomics, epigenomics, and CRISPR data analysis to support drug development and precision medicine.
At Bio-IT World, Sage Bionetworks' John Wilbanks called on the research community to adopt the OMOP and FHIR standards so data becomes more useful to other scientists.
Now a subsidiary of IQvia, NLP vendor Linguamatics also is looking to help precision medicine providers and pharma researchers with phenotype-genotype matching.
While large health systems develop comprehensive precision medicine strategies, smaller hospitals don't want to wait for pharmacogenomics technology.
The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.
An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.
The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.