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Analytics vendor Cota will classify records from Memorial Sloan Kettering in hopes of improving cancer care and research.

The Qiagen-led Allele Frequency Community, founded in 2015, is improving the diagnosis of rare diseases by offering ethnically diverse reference sets.

By analyzing EMRs and genomic data, Mendel Health believes its AI platform can identify patients for ongoing trials and help clinicians select treatments.

Taiwanese genomic informatics startup Atgenomix is looking for $5M in venture capital as it prepares to enter the US market.

Called GA4GH Connect, it calls on the alliance's 500-plus members to develop new data sharing standards for use in major international genomic data initiatives.

The partners will integrate genomic analyses and de-identified clinical data into Goldfinch's genomic registry of kidney disease patients.

Bioinformatics and genomic medicine stand to have outsize influence in the the new, university-wide Vanderbilt Data Science Visions Working Group.

The release has been accompanied by acute interest from the genomics community, which views the resource as a "game changer" for anyone working in human genetics.

Oncoscape, an open-source data tool developed at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will soon be able to produce 3D exome visualizations on commercial VR headsets.

At the American Society for Microbiology meeting, speakers sketched out an idea for a National Microbiome Data Collaborative and sought community insight.

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Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.