Precision Medicine

By Nathan Eddy 10:57 am January 23, 2020
Artificial intelligence will also continue to be a big focus, as it becomes more clear which startups are succeeding in their initial target sectors. VCs are also eyeing genomics analytics tools, as well as other more practical technologies.

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By Dean Koh 12:32 am January 15, 2020
“This is a big step forward in personalizing cancer treatment and ensuring better patient outcomes,” said Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Mechanobiology Institute, NUS Biomedical Engineering.
By Mike Miliard 03:48 pm January 14, 2020
Masimo, the maker of monitoring technologies and connectivity tools for hospitals, announced this week that it will acquire the connected care assets of NantHealth for $47.25 million in cash.
By Nathan Eddy 12:18 pm January 10, 2020
The findings suggest AI systems can be trained to detect and grade cancer in prostate needle biopsy samples with an accuracy rate equal to that of prostate pathology experts.
By Bill Siwicki 10:30 am January 07, 2020
Three experts from different areas of the health IT field discuss how artificial intelligence is going to play a larger role in the year ahead.
By Nathan Eddy 10:10 am January 07, 2020
A study published in Nature suggests its model was able to spot cancer in de-identified screening mammograms with fewer false positives and false negatives than experts.
By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm January 06, 2020
The pharma company will work with MIT's School of Engineering to establish an education program focused on developing new machine learning approaches to drug development and more.
By Nathan Eddy 02:53 pm December 18, 2019
BioLabs@NYU Langone, billed as the largest of its kind in New York City, will house more than 35 early-stage biotechnology and life sciences companies and 160 scientists and staff.
By Nathan Eddy 12:26 pm November 27, 2019
The center will use precision genomics to discover, address and treat genetic diseases, many of which affect infants and children and can cause life-long disability.
Mount Sinai to build new precision medicine supercomputer
By Mike Miliard 03:49 pm November 18, 2019
The health system's second "big omics data engine," or BODE 2, funded in part by HHS, will have 15 terabytes of memory, 14 petabytes of raw storage and a peak speed of 220 teraflops per second – nearly double that of its predecessor.