Envisagenics, which was spun out of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, has developed a platform to help drug companies address RNA splicing errors.
The Universal Influenza Vaccine Initiative, led by Vanderbilt and the Human Vaccines Project, has turned to omics and AI to create more effective flu vaccines.
At the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, experts discussed the promise and challenges of genomic and health data, and strategies for taming it.
By analyzing EMRs and genomic data, Mendel Health believes its AI platform can identify patients for ongoing trials and help clinicians select treatments.
Israeli genomic analysis startup Genoox hopes to lower the barrier to entry for next-generation sequencing, making it accessible to non-academic centers.
Clear Genetics is developing a chatbot to help make genetic counseling accessible, and genetic counselors say it could help handle straightforward cases.
Qrativ, a joint venture of Mayo Clinic and Nference, seeks new treatments for rare diseases by coupling Mayo research with publicly available genomic data sets.
Startups offering blockchain technology to support genomics and precision medicine still need to prove themselves and find markets.
"It's actually pretty difficult to build an artificially intelligent machine," according to a top Google life scientist, who is more focused on iterative machine learning.
The deal will enable sequencing startup Veritas to offer AI, machine learning, genome interpretation, and data sharing services.
US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.
Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.
Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.
In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.