The center, which is seen as a bellwether for integrating genomic information with EMRs, will use the data to inform efforts to prevent chronic, common diseases.
Genomics plc will analyze de-identified genomics data for the consortium to inform pharmaceutical research and development investment decisions.
Genomics England will use the system to help in its clinical reporting for the 100,000 Genome Project's cancer program.
Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.
The partnership is part of a broader agreement between Genome BC and Genomics England to share data and tools around cancer and rare and infectious diseases.
The companies are planning to build a platform and database that can be used to improve and automate the interpretation of genomic data.
Icon will use its data management capabilities and clinical trials expertise to validate clinical data from the 70,000 participating patients and their families.
Genomics England has selected WuXi Nextcode to interpret genomic data from cancer and rare disease samples as part of the UK 100K Genomes Project.
Genomics England will use LabKey's server solution to integrate and share clinical and genomic data as part of the project
Congenica and Omicia have signed contracts to interpret data from the first 8,000 patients in the UK's 100,000 Genomes Project.
In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.
An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.
Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.
The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.