Informatics

News on bioinformatics, software, genome analysis, variant classification, and IT in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The company's first product will use electronic health records, predictive blood-based biomarkers, and other genomic information to guide kidney disease treatment.

TwoXAR's proprietary artificial intelligence technology uses a variety of biomedical data including genomic, proteomic, and clinical data for drug discovery.

Nashville Biosciences will offer access to BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's collection of DNA samples and patient records, through BC Platforms' solution.

In a poster presented at AMIA, just one-third of IGNITE participants had external structured genomic test results in their EHRs to inform clinical decision support.

A new analysis pointed to a rise in over-generalized or incorrect bacterial identification by k-mer lowest common ancestor methods as the database has grown.

Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.