NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – SRA International, a provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, said today that it has joined the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health.

The alliance, which seeks to accelerate genomic medicine to improve human health, currently has over 220 partner institutions working in healthcare, research, diseases advocacy, life science and information technology. Its organizational members include Illumina, Affymetrix, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, BGI, Google, and others.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

While gene therapies may have high price tags, they could be cheaper than the cost of managing disease, according to MIT's Technology Review.

Researchers are looking for markers that indicate which cancer patients may respond to immunotherapies, the Associated Press writes.

In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.

Nature News writes that researchers are still wrangling over the role of the p-value.