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The firm and the cancer center will work together to use genome information-based precision medicine for cancer research.

The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine is a joint project of CHOP Research Institute and CHOP's Department of Biomedical Health and Informatics. 

Over five years, the Broad and MD Anderson Cancer Center will characterize molecular changes found in tumors for multiple programs at the NCI.

Besides growing its customer base, Edico is launching new pipelines for its processor as well as prepping tools that will automate data transfer and other tasks to support clinical use.

The new center will provide a common space for scientists from various disciplines to work on computational and statistical challenges.

The Doherty Centre for Applied Microbial Genomics will use genomics to identify and track outbreaks of infectious disease, including antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

In April, Butte became director of UCSF's Institute for Computational Health Sciences and executive director of clinical informatics for UC Health Sciences and Services. 

The program comprises several centers aimed at genetic and pharmacogenomic testing in order to tailor the diagnosis and treatment of patients. 


The Estonian Genome Center aims to introduce genomic medicine via the country's online medical data infrastructure, according to Andres Metspalu, its director.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Oxford today announced the launch of the Precision Cancer Medicine Institute, a center that will use genomics and molecular diagnostics, among other technologies, to carry out research into cancer therapies.


In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.