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The former head of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology discussed how data quality can improve biomedical research and inform precision medicine.

St. Jude investigators are sharing their WGS cancer data through the St. Jude Cloud, as well as tools and pipelines to help other researchers analyze and use it.

The new initiative, called MEGA+, will extend the process of genomic data sharing to all medical data, including electronic health records and imaging files.

The California health system has expanded its partnership with CancerIQ to integrate risk assessment and oncology patient management into its EHR.

The company formerly known as TransMed Systems looks to bring "clarity and transparency" to the emerging field of precision oncology and in patient-trial matching.

The companies will pair sequencing with genotype-phenotype matching and analytics in pursuit of wider access to precision medicine and faster, more accurate diagnoses.

The year-old Princess Máxima Center, based in Utrecht, has turned to bioinformatics firm The Hyve to address integration and interoperability issues.

Vendors look to augment, not replace, genetic counselors with consumer-friendly technology, including AI-driven online chats and decision support systems.

The effort, called FAIRplus, commenced earlier this year with a budget of €8.2 million, funded by the Innovative Medicine Initiative.

While large health systems develop comprehensive precision medicine strategies, smaller hospitals don't want to wait for pharmacogenomics technology.

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The US Patent and Trademark Office is opening another interference proceeding in the CRISPR patent fight.

There's increasing genetic evidence that a number of ancient hominins may have contributed to the human gene pool, according to Discover's The Crux blog.

The Japan News writes that Japan needs to seize the opportunity to ensure that a wide number of people benefit from personalized cancer treatments.

In Cell this week: messenger RNA expression and translation, RNA localization atlas, and more.