predictive technology

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.

The HIV Treatment Response Prediction System averages the output of four trained random forest models to predict response to antiretroviral drugs based on viral load, CD4 counts, HIV genotypes, and records of antiretroviral drug treatments.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.