Scripps Research Translational Institute

Scripps Research Translational Institute has teamed with Nvidia to create a center of excellence for AI in genomics and wearable sensors.

The partnership will allow people to see their genetic risk with other health data that Seqster pulls from electronic health records and wearables.

The institute will use the funds to continue combining genomic and digital technologies with bioinformatics to advance medical research and clinical care.

The prospective analysis suggests that the approach could help clinicians identify patients at risk of a stroke who could benefit from anticoagulant treatment.

Scripps researchers estimate that there could have been as many as 30 different introductions of the Zika virus into Florida, Medscape Medical News says.

Researchers found evidence that mutations and age-related methylation signatures tend to persist in induced pluripotent stem cells from the elderly.

Investigators plan to expand the program nationwide, with the hope that it can help guide care for living family members and further understanding of causal diseases.

A molecular autopsy has aided a woman's search for why sudden cardiac death has stalked her family, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Genome sequences for 600 disease-free individuals over 80 years old suggest protective variants related to cognition may mitigate disease and boost healthspan.

The company said it has enlisted 23 academic and medical institutions to supply patient samples that will support the validation and launch of its tests.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.