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Under the terms of the agreement, licensed BaseSpace Correlation Engine users will have access to data and visualization tools from Pathway Studio.

Recent numbers from the PMKB website show that the repository currently contains 144 genes, 458 variant descriptions, and 286 clinical interpretations.

The portal offers access to genotype, phenotype, and clinical data related to type 2 diabetes as well as computational tools for querying the information. 

Drug developers and genetic testing firms are contemplating how best to share variant classification data while protecting their commercial interests.

SmallPond is part of a broader collaboration to provide services to the Bermuda police department and to establish a national database of DNA profiles.

A team of scientists and entrepreneurs is trying to build a company around a dataset from a large multi-omics clinical study funded by Genome Canada.

Vice President Joe Biden has announced the creation of a Genomic Data Commons.

The initiative, launched last year by Quest and the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, has reclassified 375 variants of unknown significance so far.

Recently established biomedical informatics divisions at the hospital support projects like Bench-to-Bassinet and the Longitudinal Pediatric Data Resource.

Under the terms of the agreement, the partners will share de-identified genomic and clinical data as well as explore new opportunities for collaboration.

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Researchers uncovered the HIV virus within a tissue sample collected in 1966, the Atlantic reports.

Nature News reports there are a handful of clinical trials underway to evaluate vaginal microbiome seeding of newborns born via caesarian section.

The Washington Post writes that humans may have contributed to the extinction of cave bears some 20,000 years ago.

In PLOS this week: gene variant may protect against trypanosomiasis, GLIS3 role in type 2 diabetes, and more.