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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT sees long-term potential in APIs for secure transfer of clinical and genomic data, but it's not quite there yet on the genomic side.

Josus Denny

The head of the data center for the Precision Medicine Initiative's All of Us program discusses plans to manage records on 1 million people from dozens of sites.

The companies believe the database can facilitate outcomes research, improve variant interpretations, inform drug development efforts.

Ravi Parikh

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

 

An international team of researchers has mapped new associations between HLA mutations and specific diseases, and made their data freely accessible.

Founder Mark Harris and Gillian Hooker, VP of clinical development, explain why a more efficient Genetic Health Information Network is critical to the advancement of precision medicine.

The integration will allow Aprima EHR users to receive alerts about potentially harmful drug-genomic interactions when writing electronic prescriptions.

Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.

The system allows oncologists to pick treatment regimens using NantHealth's decision support tool, and order them directly through Allscript's EHR system.

The service will be incorporated into the Washington-based healthcare system's EHR system in order to advance its precision medicine efforts.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.