The companies will combine clinical genetic testing services with data management technology to support precision medicine for rare diseases.
PetaGene is expanding further into South Asia and other regions by naming Dubai-based Alliance Global as its exclusive partner in several countries.
The UK-based genomic data compression software company has named startup Genique Lifesciences as its exclusive distributor in India.
The Swiss startup plans to use the funding to support the development of genomic analysis software based on the new MPEG-G compression standard.
At the NCI's Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium, speakers emphasized measures such as data harmonization and the need for longitudinal data collection.
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 companies will commercialize Predigraft, a data analysis tool that provides early predictions of risk for allograft rejection and transplant loss.
With NetApp certification, sequence file compression software vendor PetaGene can improve the speed and scalability of genomic data processing for its customers.
Clinical informatics startup Ovation looks to grow its business in laboratory information systems for precision molecular diagnostic labs.
The partnership with Finnish medical data sciences services vendor MedEngine will help BC Platforms offer end-to-end services for pharma and health-tech companies.
Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.
University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.
NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.
In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.