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Startups Elucidata and Auron Therapeutics signed a four-year deal to apply multi-omic data analytics for differentiation-based cancer therapies.

Signature Science will assess the validity of metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyses to detect the transmission of viable pathogens in healthcare settings.

The contract covers Bio-Rad's iQ-Check RT-PCR pathogen detection test kits, which cover pathogens including Salmonella spp. and Listeria monocytogenes.

CHOP's Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Data Resource Center will use PhenoTips software from Gene42 to integrate "deep phenotyping" with genomic data.

IBM's supercomputing platform will continue to provide AI support to advanced cancer patients at VA medical centers for at least another year.

Diassess said that the funds will accelerate development of a flu test for use in the clinic and sustain development of another flu test for use in the home.

The two-year contract will be used to develop a portable prototype to quickly identify critical infectious pathogens considered threatening to war combatants.

Startup Seqster will offer its personal health records platform for donors to manage EHR, wearables, and genomic information through the blood bank's web portal.

The Bosch Institute for Clinical Pharmacology will deliver pharmacogenomic recommendations to physicians and let patients see their test results on the web.

Newly launched aggregator Seqster will help Boston University researchers collect data from EHRs, wearables, and gene tests to identify concussion biomarkers.

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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.