The partners will use population genomics to discover and develop novel therapeutics and companion diagnostics for a range of chronic diseases.
The company will develop a data warehouse that integrates whole-genome sequence, medical, and wearables data from patients and controls.
The partners are combining their expertise to build a cloud-based infrastructure that will support the delivery of the China Precision Medicine Initiative.
The Simons Simplex Collection of genomic data from 2,600 simplex autism families is accessible through WuXi NextCode's cloud-based database.
It is also the first such lab in China to be licensed by the State of California, allowing it to process samples from the state.
In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.
An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.
Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.
The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.