Memorial Health will help develop standards of care and best practices for integrating molecular biology into oncology care, the companies said, and increase personalized medicine practices.
The university aims to make genetic testing a regular part of healthcare using Google's Cloud Platform and informatics.
NIH and Allscripts subsidiary 2bPrecise launch cloud-based genomic technology to boost precision medicine
Doctors at the National Human Genome Research Institute, the National Cancer Institute and the NIH Clinical Center will use the tools to combine genomic and clinical data for statistical analysis and pattern detection.
The supercomputer identified a different type of cancer than the one doctors were currently treating for a patient in Japan.
The software currently enables people living with epilepsy to track their seizures and researchers want to develop the program into a seizure detector as well.
The company also said its scientists are working with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to test the technology on prostate cancer.
The U-M School of Public Health will collaborate with Vanderbilt University’s Data and Research Support Center to organize and analyze data for the effort.
Cancer treatments, drug discovery, genome sequencing, president Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative, are all driving big spending for personalized and precision medicine.
NantHealth, University of Utah partner on genome work to advance precision medicine for common diseases
The organizations kick off a project to recruit 1,000 people for whole genome sequencing using the NantHealth platform and the university's population health database.
Researchers in California regularly use a database to search for trends, confirm potential cancer clusters and identify disparities in screening and outcomes.