The new, multinational iReceptor Plus Consortium will develop a platform for sharing of AIRR-seq data to advance immunotherapy and precision medicine.
Omics Data Automation, founded by creators of the Intel-OHSU Collaborative Cancer Cloud, has also created an open-source community for users of the Broad's GenomicsDB.
Major EHR vendor Cerner would like to see the SMART on FHIR protocol take off as it seeks to make genomic data just another element of a patient's record.
Silicon Valley Startup Jungla has a 10-year vision of its founders to improve large-scale correlation of mutations and disease.
With the recent introduction of its Reveal platform, the company behind the 1000 Genomes Project browser wants to unlock the potential of the UK Biobank dataset.
Finnish medical evidence provider Medaffcon will tap BC Platforms' global biobank analysis platform to generate medical evidence for researchers.
In a poster presented at AMIA, just one-third of IGNITE participants had external structured genomic test results in their EHRs to inform clinical decision support.
Newly released APIs are the first products from the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health's strategic roadmap for interoperability of genomic information.
The EHR giant says it's responding to customer demand for integrating genomic data into patient records and workflows without overwhelming front-line clinicians.
The analytics firm formerly known as Quintiles IMS will offer researchers secure access to Genomics England's de-identified databases in pursuit of precision medicine.
Researchers are refining a tool to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to the Guardian.
According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.
In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.
CNN reports that people's genes tend to have a greater influence on their risk of developing disease than their environment, but it varies by phenotype.