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British bioinformatics company Genestack hopes to overcome omics data fragmentation and inefficiencies in drug discovery with extensions to its NGS data platform.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has created a SNOMED-CT and LOINC extension to make a cancer pathology report as "readily presentable as a CBC."

The company is hoping that consumers will use its platform to manage their health data, to participate in research, and to learn about their own and their family's health risks.  

The DocUBuild tool grew out of the eMERGE network and helps institutions curate and manage genomic educational material for clinicians and patients alike.

Newly launched aggregator Seqster will help Boston University researchers collect data from EHRs, wearables, and gene tests to identify concussion biomarkers.

Data aggregator InterSystems will integrate Edico Genome's DRAGEN CGIS into EHRs for easier test ordering and bidirectional data exchange.

Israeli bioinformatics startup KolGene eventually wants to offer an end-to-end tool that's integrated with EHRs and LIMS.

Cota will provide its oncology analytics suite to help the year-old cancer center build its precision medicine and research programs.

The financing, led by new investor Foresite Capital, will help DNAnexus deploy its genome informatics technology and expand its clinical trials presence.

FactBio's primary offering is its Knowledge Sharing Platform, which includes tools for data discovery and curation.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.