biobanking Indivumed, Oslo University Hospital Partner on AI-Driven Colorectal Cancer Research Indivumed and the Oslo University Hospital's Institute for Cancer Genetics and Informatics will develop algorithms to automate colorectal cancer prognoses. Coral Genomics Bets on Diverse Data to Advance Precision Medicine for Autoimmune Disease Premium A graduate of the Y Combinator startup accelerator, the company combines shallow sequencing and data from a diverse population to predict treatment response. Geisinger Health System Wins $3.6M NIH Grant to Study Genetics of Cancer Risk The health system will partner with the NCI to look for new cancer risk variants in a large population biobank, in the hopes of improving screening and care. OncoDNA, Institut Curie Partner on Liquid Biopsy Research in Head and Neck Cancer The French cancer center will use OncoDNA's blood-based next-generation sequencing test, OncoFollow, in its ongoing SCANDARE study. European Project Sets Out to Harness Genomics Data, AI to Create New Predictive Tools Premium Called Intervene, the project will use genomic and health data from biorepositories along with machine learning methods to develop new clinical predictive tools. Jan 11, 2021 After Year of Scaling Up, Africa's 54gene Seeks Research Projects, Pharma Partnerships Premium Dec 24, 2020 IBD Polygenic Risk Scores Improved With Data From Multiple Ancestral Backgrounds Dec 17, 2020 Danish Researchers to Integrate Genomic Data With New Disease Trajectory Browser Premium Oct 26, 2020 GoodCell Raises $17.9M for Analytics Technology, Personal Biobanking Aug 21, 2020 UK Biobank Taps DNAnexus, AWS to Build Informatics Platform Premium Aug 4, 2020 Genuity Science Gains Access to BioVU With Nashville Biosciences Deal Jul 22, 2020 Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Pharma Firms Form Biobank Alliance Jun 24, 2020 Genetic Study Explains Link Between Osteoporosis Drug, Cardiovascular Risk Jun 9, 2020 Large-Scale Japanese GWAS Uncovers Two Novel Loci Associated With Lung Cancer, Heart Disease May 27, 2020 GnomAD Consortium Details Range of Human Genetic Variation From Large Dataset May 21, 2020 PrecisionLife Pivots to In Silico Target Validation, COVID-19 Drug Repurposing Premium Apr 9, 2020 Self-Reported Phenotypes Can Boost GWAS Ability to Uncover Associations Apr 7, 2020 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Ramps Up PGx Decision Support Efforts Premium Apr 6, 2020 Coriell Institute Awarded $9.2M to Continue Operating NIGMS Biobank Jan 22, 2020 LifeOmic, IU's Komen Tissue Bank Integrate Platforms to Further Breast Cancer Research Jan 6, 2020 LifeVault's GoodCell Looks to Expand Personal Biobanking Business, Touts Cell Quality Monitoring Premium Dec 20, 2019 Finnish Biobank Cooperative Launches Service to Make Samples, Data Available to Researchers Premium Dec 18, 2019 Nordic Project Aims to Investigate Link Between Mental Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease Premium Dec 17, 2019 Direct-to-Consumer Biobanking Firm LifeVault Bio Raises $5.6M Dec 11, 2019 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Biobank Begins Returning Participant PGx Results Premium Load More Breaking News JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Danaher, Becton Dickinson, 23andMe, and More Berry Oncology, Alibaba Health Partner to Offer Early Cancer Screening, Health Services Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality In Brief This Week: Natera, Bruker, Bayer, and More The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.