data sharing

Blockchain-based startup EncrypGen will take advantage of Murrieta Genomics' sequencing lab and business services to market its Gene-Chain platform for data sharing.

HudsonAlpha's Genome Gateway collects family histories and facilitates secure communication between patients, clinicians, and researchers.

In development for several years, PORTIN is now being deployed as a single point of reference for all genotype and phenotype data at Bayer's research sites.

The companies intend to study de-identified, population-scale phenotypic and genotypic data to gain unique insights that may support the broader HCM ecosystem.

Led by researchers at BBMRI-ERIC, the effort intends to clarify how entities should share data, including genomics information, across institutions and countries.

Newly released APIs are the first products from the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health's strategic roadmap for interoperability of genomic information.

Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

The company presented Color Data as a resource for variant classification scientists and hopes it will inspire industry peers to similarly share data.

Seventeen European countries have signed a declaration to have a million genomes sequenced and shareable by 2022.

The startup plans to use blockchain to enable genomic data sharing and will partner with Veritas to gain access to its open-source software platform. 

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.