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The OpenNotes movement is encouraging experimentation as some health systems start making complete genomic reports available to patients the moment the lab signs off. 

Italy's Dante Labs is building one of Europe's largest genomic labs and leading an effort to sequence 100,000 whole genomes around the Mediterranean.

The new Qlucore Diagnostics software builds on the recently updated Qlucore Omics Explorer platform, initially to help clinicians diagnose and treat leukemia.

ImiDomics has developed a platform that analyzes clinical and molecular data derived from an immune-mediated inflammatory disease biobank.

The FDA has been prodding labs performing pharmacogenetic testing, and software firms providing reports from such testing, to undergo regulatory review.

The alliance comes a few months after Shriners Hospitals established a new genomics institute in Tampa, Florida in partnership with Genome Medical.

The multi-omics analytics company is assisting drug discovery and precision medicine as the first partner of Mayo's Clinical Data Analytics Platform.

The University of Utah spinout said it will use the funding to enhance and expand its NGS-based Explify microbe identification platform and support its lab.

The company hopes to help consumer genomics firms and healthcare companies reduce the IT burdens associated with launching a new test.

The findings should spur cancer centers to review testing rates and address barriers, said experts from Hackensack University, Cota Healthcare, and Guardant Health. 

The partners will use Noscendo's Disqver next-generation sequencing-based diagnostic platform to characterize antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

Quantitative Medicine has developed a computational drug discovery platform, called Core, that can predict the main effects of drugs on disease-associated targets.

The deal comes on the heels of a colorectal cancer-focused drug-discovery alliance that the German companies formed in early 2019.

The Komen Tissue Bank will use LifeOmic's Precision Health Cloud platform for genomic, clinical, and imaging data aggregation and analysis, among other things.

The companies are looking to model gene expression signatures to predict treatments for gastric cancer and improve patient stratification methodologies. 

Blueprint provides 3,900 targeted single-gene and more than 200 panel tests covering 14 medical specialties, leveraging NGS and bioinformatics methods.

An international group of researchers aim to develop an approach that may be able to diagnose multiple conditions, including pneumonia, tuberculosis, sepsis, with one blood sample.

Researchers' picks range from emerging tools like deep learning to fundamental issues like false discovery rates and infrastructure for mass spec data sharing.

Ongoing Scripps research into polygenic risk for coronary artery disease now offers remote genetic counseling as well as an Android app.

Illumina said the NextSeq 2000 and NextSeq 1000 reduce run costs by up to 50 percent, compared to the NextSeq 550 model, while increasing the data output.

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Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.