After comparing manual methods with the firm's pcr.ai tool in more than 20,000 cases, they found that the use of AI improved test accuracy and reliability.
The trial aims to combine personal information, pharmacogenomics data, and machine-learning tools to select the best anti-seizure medication for patients.
Microsoft is applying its Project Hanover AI to Jackson Laboratory's Clinical Knowledgebase to help tumor boards find appropriate therapies based on tumor mutations.
The "augmented intelligence" startup applies machine learning and contextual language processing to make sense of multi-omics datasets and inform drug discovery.
Machine learning and DNA methylation analyses helped distinguish between primary lung tumors and lung tumors stemming from head and neck cancer metastasis.
The San Francisco-based microbial genomics firm will sell off its product lines, testing labs, IP, and data within the next three months.
The German company's new Genome Enhancer product is an adaptation of its flagship multi-omics software for clinicians and biologists without bioinformatics expertise.
The firm said it will use the funding to invest in research and development that will improve upon its deep shotgun metagenomic sequencing technology.
Beyond its HostDx Sepsis test, the firm is working on a test to detect and differentiate bacterial from viral infections in patients presenting with fever.
Bioinformaticians at the Free University of Brussels have built a database, machine learning technology, and web platform for identifying elusive pathogenic gene pairs.
Gene editing could be an issue competitive sports need to address soon, four researchers from Arizona State University write at Slate.
A genetic alteration appears to increase heart failure risk among people of African descent, according to the Washington Post.
In his look back at the past decade, BuzzFeed News' Peter Aldhous writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing has led to "Facebook for genes."
In Nature this week: genetic "clock" that can predict the lifespans of vertebrates, new assembler called wtdbg2, and more.