Precision Medicine

Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland

From left: Martin Kelly, Alexander Grunewald, Emma Cartmell, Kristin Milburn, Alex DeWinter and Amy Merlino, MD, on the judge's panel for The Challenge at the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland.

By Susan Morse 04:05 pm October 26, 2017
Company uses eye-tracking technology to predict and help prevent the development of the disease.  
CRISPR precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm October 26, 2017
Researchers from MIT and Harvard's Broad Institute have found a way to switch out individual nucleotide letters, allowing a more efficient and cleaner solution to fixing point mutations.
Apple ResearchKit app Scripps
By Tom Sullivan 11:44 am October 26, 2017
People with genetic data from 23andMe can use Scripps’ MyGeneRank app to calculate a genetic risk score for coronary artery disease.
Veterans Affairs leading with big data
By Susan Morse 01:05 pm October 25, 2017
The federal agency wants to share the anonymous DNA blood samples of half a million veterans for use in research.
Human Longevity chief says genome sequencing can help people cheat death

MRI scan of the heart. Photo via YouTube

By Susan Morse 12:04 pm October 25, 2017
J. Craig Venter’s company tests healthy consumers, something that’s not been done before, he says.
Alzheimer's precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm October 23, 2017
Companies will provide genotype testing, actionable genomic information and custom reporting in support of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute’s GeneMatch registry.
John Halamka
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am October 23, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO says tailored treatment plans could be here soon with more widespread FHIR exchanges enabling easier access to cloud-based CDS insights.
Intermountain partners with 10x Genomics

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 02:57 pm October 18, 2017
Taps 10x Genomics’ Chromium Genome joins other sequencing instruments at the center
By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm October 17, 2017
At Kaiser Permanente, an EHR-linked biobank is opening new avenues for treatment and opportunities for other health systems to collaborate. 

Sagittal MRI with contrast of a glioblastoma. Photo via ChristarasA

By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am October 16, 2017
Researchers identify biomarker for progression and drug response to glioblastoma.

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