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Congenica has also integrated the Wellcome Sanger Institute's DECIPHER web-based genomic variant database into its clinical decision support product.

The ongoing effort — called Your DNA, Your Say — based its results on responses from nearly 9,000 people from the US, UK, Canada, and Australia.

The university also is developing a process for measuring phenotype risk scores as it continually adapts to changing technology and research needs.

The partners will integrate medical information into LunaDNA pulled from electronic health records via Medfusion's application program interfaces.

As part of the shift, DNA.Land, which was run as an academic research project, will delete all data by the end of the month and ask customers to resubmit it.

At the NCI's Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium, speakers emphasized measures such as data harmonization and the need for longitudinal data collection.

The firm is reassuring participants that their data is secure following media coverage highlighting GMI's position as a fully-owned subsidiary of WuXi NextCode.

Not Really Anonymous

Researchers find people can easily be re-identified from anonymized data, MIT's Technology Review reports.

Data from MMRF's Immune Atlas will be included in its recently launched CureCloud, a registry of clinical, genomic, and EHR data from multiple myeloma patients.

The firms aim to combine PerkinElmer 's Ordered Data Interpretation Network and FDNA's Face2Gene facial analysis software to target emerging markets.  

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In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.

Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.

In a column at the Dallas Morning News, the Stanley Medical Research Institute's E. Fuller Torrey says the Human Genome Project hasn't delivered on promised results.

Researchers explore a possible genetic cause for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, KOMO News reports.