The firm now intends to set up an internal laboratory to experiment with different compounds, while building out its team.
Under the agreement MedStar will contribute to Indivumed’s biobank of annotated tumor and liquid biospecimen samples, and gain research access to this larger database.
TreeWAS provides a method for identifying gene variant-phenome associations in heterogenous biobank data without compromising phenotypic resolution.
The release has been accompanied by acute interest from the genomics community, which views the resource as a "game changer" for anyone working in human genetics.
The effort is already bearing fruit, as the team has been able to validate several variants known to be connected with adverse drug reactions.
Core elements of the new program include integrating genomic data into electronic medical records and the establishment of a national genome center.
Norwegian lab BioBank will market VHL's testing products for microorganisms, animals, and plants in its home territory.
Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.
The free genetic testing program has amassed genetic data and samples from more than 5,000 patients that researchers can now apply to access.
The partners will collect cancer tissue samples from volunteers in Tamil Nadu — a region with a population of roughly 78 million.
The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.
Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.
In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.
China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.