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The company uses systems biology approaches and AI methods to model and analyze causal pathways in diseases including neurological cancers and Alzheimers.
The standards address ongoing data analysis issues including ways of securely sharing and analyzing genomic information across platforms and mechanisms for consistently identifying sequences.
Project partners will expand on infrastructure developed by DNAstack for accessing genomic data and explore patient consent models that support nationwide sharing.
Data from MMRF's Immune Atlas will be included in its recently launched CureCloud, a registry of clinical, genomic, and EHR data from multiple myeloma patients.
Metascape uses data from over 40 knowledgebases and 10 model organisms to provide functional enrichment, interactome analysis, gene annotation, and membership search capabilities.
DARTS uses deep learning-based techniques to leverage public RNA-sequencing datasets to make predictions about alternative splicing in individuals datasets.
The company shared details of its methods and results of some internal experiments but has been met with skepticism by members of the research community.
MSK's PathoMAN achieved 94 percent and 81 percent concordance with results from three commercial labs for pathogenic and benign variants, respectively.
Microba currently offers a direct-to-consumer gut microbiome profile product and plans to release additional products for clinical and research use cases.
The machine-learning-based method identifies relationships between bacterial strains and tracks their movements in less time, using less memory than existing solutions.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved an RNA interference drug to treat acute hepatic porphyria.
Stephen Hahn, the nominee to lead the US Food and Drug Administration, underwent a Senate confirmation hearing yesterday, the Washington Post reports.
Gizmodo looks over the past decade of consumer DNA testing to find the field to be lacking.
In Nature this week: native RNA sequencing and analysis of a human poly(A) transcriptome, nanopore sequencing-based method to analyze short tandem repeat expansions, and more.