Close Menu

database

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.  

The former head of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology discussed how data quality can improve biomedical research and inform precision medicine.

St. Jude investigators are sharing their WGS cancer data through the St. Jude Cloud, as well as tools and pipelines to help other researchers analyze and use it.

The new initiative, called MEGA+, will extend the process of genomic data sharing to all medical data, including electronic health records and imaging files.

The Genes for Good Project has engaged 80,000 Facebook users via its online application and genotyped 27,000 people to date.

The plaintiffs are concerned by the growth of DNA databases for law enforcement and want the government to automatically delete profiles of people not convicted of felonies.

Pages

Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.