IBM and the Broad Institute will codevelop algorithms to apply artificial intelligence to predict cardiovascular risk from genomic and clinical data.
The UK informatics startup has received funding from Innovate UK to implement an informatics platform for physicians to identify patients for genomic testing.
Funded by a $120M grant, the planned interdisciplinary School of Data Science will dedicate perhaps a quarter of its resources to bioinformatics-related activities.
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.
Research presented at AMIA this month demonstrated a computing method for predicting family pedigrees by mining demographic data in electronic health records.
The companies intend to study de-identified, population-scale phenotypic and genotypic data to gain unique insights that may support the broader HCM ecosystem.
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.
The sequencing giant is migrating its BaseSpace analytics products to AWS in hopes of simplifying user adoption and rapidly expanding its library of curated content.
With their strategic partnership, the bioinformatics firms seek to "break the biomarker bottleneck" that is holding back the potential of multi-omics research.
Franklin, an AI-driven variant classification tool, is helping Sanford Imagenetics reduce variants of unknown significance in its new ACMG-59 genotyping test.
The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.
DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.
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