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"Repurposing starts with the human genome," a precision medicine expert said in explaining Vanderbilt's new approach to accelerating clinical trials.

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

At the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, experts discussed the promise and challenges of genomic and health data, and strategies for taming it.

Hospital will partner with several other institutions in this effort to support data-driven research into pediatric cancers and structural birth defects.

Under the agreement MedStar will contribute to Indivumed’s biobank of annotated tumor and liquid biospecimen samples, and gain research access to this larger database.

The $10 million donation from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan should accelerate data sharing and alleviate shortage in bioinformatics expertise.

The Bidens have convened a diverse board and staff with the goal of continuing efforts to accelerate research and development begun under the Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

The agency hopes to gain data on the efficacy of BRAF targeted drugs used in sequence, and how physicians implement treatments compared to how the drugs are labelled.

Ravi Parikh

Brigham & Women's Ravi Parikh coauthored a recent NEJM commentary calling for a Precision Delivery Initiative to supplement the Precision Medicine Initiative.

 

A new TGen analysis has unraveled breast cancer mutational patterns specific to black women that could help improve outcomes and reduce recurrence.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.