The new fund aims to advance data-driven innovations by investing in academic research on and the commercialization of genomic and other technologies.
A trio of academics urges for medical data donation at the Conversation.
The company, which is working on its own genetic test, provides customers with nutrition and lifestyle recommendations based on their genotyping profiles.
The Genomics Evidence Neoplasia Information Exchange aims to provide insights through the analysis of data from tens if not hundreds of thousands of patient results.
The bioinformatics startup has also invested in six other companies, committing $400 million to its data-sharing collaboration.
The company will apply artificial intelligence to a large clinical and genomic dataset from VA records in order to support personalized clinical decision making.
The company launched an updated version of its Face2Gene software suite earlier this month at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting.
The European Commission may exempt researchers from a copyright law to enable data mining, according to Nature News.
The Swiss Personalized Health Network will create a new national infrastructure for sharing clinical data among university hospitals, institutes, and others involved in health research.
A year after its official launch, the Open Humans project is ready to grow and engage more research teams who want to access its data.
An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.
Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.
In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.