Sophia Genetics

The Series E financing will go, in part, toward expansion of the company's US presence by growing its workforce and marketing to more American hospitals.

At AMP, the companies announced a partnership to add Paragon Genomics' NGS target enrichment technologies to the flagship Sophia AI platform worldwide.

With its purchase of decision support technology maker Interactive Biosoftware, Sophia looks to extend its AI platform deeper into NGS interpretation.

The latest release of Sophia AI merges imaging analysis with genomic medicine in pursuit of better diagnosis and treatment.

Sophia Genetics has received a CE-IVD mark for a sequencing-based test that, combined with data analytics, is meant to improve detection of leukemia.

Swiss genomic analytics and AI firm Sophia Genetics has closed on a $30 million Series D round, led by new investor Balderton Capital.

The Smarty Pants

A number of genomics companies have made Technology Review's list of smart companies.

Swiss informatics firm Sophia Genetics has moved into liquid biopsies with an update to its SOPHiA AI system, changing how clinicians treat some cancers.

Hospitals in Morocco, Cameroon, and South Africa recently adopted its SOPHiA artificial intelligence offering, the firm's first crop of African customers.

The Hereditary Cancer Solution combines target capture probes from Integrated DNA Technologies with specialized analytics developed by Sophia.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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