Precision Medicine

NantHealth cuts employees

Nanthealth founder Patrick Soon-Shiong

By Jessica Davis 11:56 am August 11, 2017
The company - founded by biotech mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong - said the layoffs and other recent business dealings will save the company $70 million a year.
Human Diagnosis Project

A screen snap of the Human Diagnosis Project's interactive tool. Photo via HumanDx

By Mike Miliard 01:15 pm August 10, 2017
Human Dx initiative uses machine learning to connect patients at safety net hospitals and community health centers with targeted specialty care.
Verily NIH PTSD study

The Study Watch is an 'investigational device' that is not available for sale. Photo via Verily

By Jonah Comstock 03:02 pm August 09, 2017
The researchers will use Verily's Study Watch wearable and smartphone apps to track participants and identify critical gaps in scientific knowledge about post-traumatic stress disorder.
NIH precision medicine initiative
By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am July 27, 2017
Awardees, which will share in $1.7 million to support the cause, charged with raising awareness around the project.
NIH precision medicine project
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm July 20, 2017
The All of Us Research Program aims to assemble a representative cohort of 1 million Americans for longitudinal genomic research.
precision medicine in cancer cases

Oncologists Lincoln Nadauld, MD, and Derrick Haslem, MD, work at the Southwest Cancer Center in St. George, Utah.

By Bernie Monegain 12:32 pm July 19, 2017
Two news studies in peer-reviewed journals see positive signs for precision oncology.
buzzwords CIOs IT pros hate
By Tom Sullivan 09:09 am July 17, 2017
From a job killing acronym to tech trends they're sick of hearing, prominent technologists share the least-liked, most-overused idioms, slang and jargon.
By Bernie Monegain 01:15 pm July 14, 2017
Researchers said Watson provided actionable insights within 10 minutes, compared to 160 hours of human analysis and curation typically required to reach similar conclusions.
By Mike Miliard 03:10 pm July 13, 2017
Microsoft's hefty investments in cloud security were a big reason for the partnership, the nonprofit group said.
Patrick Soon-Shiong
By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm July 06, 2017
The move could help the NantHealth founder and billionaire biotech mogul, who is embroiled in various controversies, with precision medicine efforts.

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