By tapping cloud computing power, ARUP's new "Pipey" system could eventually scale to run 10,000 samples as quickly as it runs one sample.
ARUP said it is seeing larger volumes of pathology samples, requiring more advanced and efficient workflows.
Multiple variant databases are creating competition among groups that disagree on how to advance the most scientifically robust and sustainable sharing model.
The recent failure of Bristol-Myers Squibb's lung cancer immunotherapy to meet its primary endpoint demonstrates the challenge of working with imperfect biomarkers.
The company said it will use the funds to further develop its DNA search technologies based on the Taxonomer pathogen metagenomics analysis platform.
Co-discoverers of the link between the gene EIF2AK4 and specific types of pulmonary hypertension, Intermountain and ARUP are now collaborating to offer clinical testing.
The DTWG proposal for regulating in vitro clinical tests has made it into draft legislation but it still needs support from key stakeholders in the life sciences field.
Under the partnership, the companies will help drugmakers efficiently implement complementary and companion tests through lab networks.
ARUP's database is one of many options that researchers and oncologists can use to learn about whether alterations in BRCA genes are associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk.
The group hopes its proposed regulatory framework might strike a compromise between different industry stakeholders.
Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.
The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.
Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.