NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – DNAnexus said today that health informatics solutions provider M2Gen has selected its cloud platform to handle data access, management, collaboration, and analysis for the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network's (ORIEN) Avatar Research program.

Under the terms of the agreement, Avatar program partners will use DNAnexus' platform to manage, share, integrate, and analyze molecular data from consenting patients in a secure and scalable fashion.

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