Clinical informatics startup Ovation looks to grow its business in laboratory information systems for precision molecular diagnostic labs.
MSK's PathoMAN achieved 94 percent and 81 percent concordance with results from three commercial labs for pathogenic and benign variants, respectively.
The machine-learning-based method identifies relationships between bacterial strains and tracks their movements in less time, using less memory than existing solutions.
The new, multinational iReceptor Plus Consortium will develop a platform for sharing of AIRR-seq data to advance immunotherapy and precision medicine.
The company has begun piloting the software, which is targeted towards bioinformatics companies and clinical laboratories, with early adopters ahead of the planned launch.
Results from a recent study suggest that considering nearby variants can improve the accuracy of neoantigen selection, resulting in better personalized vaccines for patients.
The planned product, which will target drug-development companies, uses machine learning techniques to predict the outcomes and likelihood of success of clinical trials.
The NxClinical software integrates copy number, sequence variant, and allelic change information obtained from microarray and NGS technologies.
Five months after a name change, the former Lab7 Systems has evolved its technology into an app-based platform to support NGS, translational research, and cell therapy.
In addition to the federal grant, the startup has received $125,000 from a Michigan technology fund to help commercialize its GPU-based analysis platform.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.