Precision Medicine

cryptography to protect genomic sequencing
By Jessica Davis 01:56 pm August 23, 2017
By using cryptography to hide almost 99 percent of genetic information, researchers can ensure only patients have access to their complete genomic sequence.
autoimmune diseases technology

A bacteria being devoured by a blue-colored human white blood cell. Photo via cdc.gov

By Bernie Monegain 12:07 pm August 23, 2017
The $50 million Microbiome Immunity Project to examine bacteria in the body to better understand how they contribute to illnesses
Former 23andMe president joins Livongo
By Bernie Monegain 02:29 pm August 22, 2017
Glen Tullman’s digital health startup, which helps people manage diabetes, has hired Any Page as CFO.
IBM machine learning
By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm August 18, 2017
Big Blue scientists will apply algorithms to spot patterns that could signal ways to delay or prevent juvenile diabetes.
NIH precision medicine project
By Mike Miliard 04:22 pm August 16, 2017
The SaaS platform will power the All of Us Research Program at the center of the Precision Medicine Initiative.
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Tom Sullivan moderates a panel discussion during May's Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in San Francisco.

By Tom Sullivan 11:15 am August 16, 2017
Yes, there’s a difference, and speakers at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in October will offer a glimpse of the information-fueled road ahead.
NIH genomics investment
By Bernie Monegain 02:41 pm August 11, 2017
New funding targets diverse and underserved populations as well as settings beyond academic medical centers.
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.

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