ELIXIR European Genomic Data Infrastructure Project Releases Tools to Support 1+M Genomes Initiative Premium The starter kit is the first outcome of the €40 million Genomic Data Infrastructure project, which commenced last year. Europe Embarks on €40M Project to Build Genomic Data Sharing Infrastructure Premium The project's focus is to create the infrastructure required to achieve the vision of the 1+ Million Genomes Initiative. Beyond 1M Genomes Project Releases Recommendations to Guide European Genomic Data Initiative Premium The project has developed an assessment tool and guidelines to support European efforts to make at least a million human genomes available across the region. European Project Aims to Integrate COVID-19 Genomics, Public Health, Social Sciences Data Premium The €12 million European Union-backed effort, called BeYond-COVID, commenced last month and will run through October 2024. New European Supercomputers to Support Data Sharing Efforts, Drive Dx Innovation Premium The computers are expected to provide a boost to genomics data sharing efforts and drive the creation of machine-learning tools and associated diagnostics. Oct 30, 2020 Pan-European Initiative to Build Infrastructure, Tools for Sharing Genomic Health Data Premium Apr 26, 2019 European Project Aims to Develop Tools, Guidelines to Improve Data Sharing, Access Premium Mar 11, 2019 International Coalition Building Virtual Cohort of 1.4M Patients Premium Feb 15, 2019 GA4GH Announces New Driver Projects in Asia, Africa; Releases Data Use Ontology Standard Premium Oct 24, 2018 Genomic Data Interoperability, Remote Workflow Key to New Global Alliance APIs Premium Sep 27, 2018 Initiative Aims to Make a Million European Genomes Available to Researchers by 2022 Premium Oct 17, 2017 Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Releases Strategic Plan, Announces Driver Projects Premium Jan 13, 2017 Expanded GA4GH, ELIXIR Partnership Focuses on New European Beacons, Sharing Clinical Data Premium May 21, 2015 ELIXIR Set for Implementation Following EU Funding Announcement Premium Jul 12, 2012 Italy Joins Pan-European Bio Data Infrastructure Project Jun 26, 2009 Sweden Pledges $2.5M to Support ELIXIR Bioinformatics Consortium Premium Breaking News Biora Therapeutics Settles Claims of Misleading Genetic Testing Advertisements Genetic Overlap Between Schizophrenia, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Uncovered by GWAS Analysis Evvy Closes $14M Series A for Vaginal Microbiome Testing, Launches Add-on STI Screen Consanguinity Contributes to Common Disease Risk, Study Suggests Ginkgo Bioworks, Pfizer Ink RNA Drug Discovery Deal Worth up to $331M The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.