predictive technology

Research presented at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference shows promise in uncovering more SNP-phenotype links in GWAS.

At HIMSS18, Eric Schmidt announced a new healthcare API for Google Cloud and explored how predictive analytics might change medical care and research for the better.

By pulling in data from Higi health kiosks in retail pharmacies, Interpreta builds continuously updated care from genomics, clinical data, and patient lifestyles.

During a two-year pilot, the Genomic Ascertainment Cohort will collect 10,000 genotypes and make patients available for follow-up exams to confirm predictions.

The companies plan to combine their expertise in artificial intelligence and genomic data analyses to develop new precision medicine tools.

Two years in, the MUSC Program for Human Microbiome Research is finding its footing, but it has high ambitions for creating safer care environments.

"Precision metagenomics" and "geospatially informed medical care" are among the long-term goals of the $5 million WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.

Michael Snyder

Snyder's new book, "Genomics and Personalized Medicine," serves as a primer for patients and doctors, touching on topics from tailored cancer therapy to wearable devices.

Though cancer experts noted many tests under MEDCAC review were developed to be predictive of treatment response, CMS maintained the meeting's focus on the prognostic context.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.