The Genomics Evidence Neoplasia Information Exchange aims to provide insights through the analysis of data from tens if not hundreds of thousands of patient results.
The institutes are also collaborating with 30 research groups in academia and industry, and have tapped Sage Bionetworks to handle data analysis.
The update includes several key initiatives such as a liquid biopsy database, a DoD-led longitudinal study, and NCI cloud collaborations with Amazon and Microsoft.
Results from the Rheumatoid Arthritis Responder Dream Challenge did not support the use of common SNP data to improve treatment response prediction models.
The open challenge will utilize the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilots, a computing network for storing and analyzing genomic data.
The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.
In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.
The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.