Verge Genomics has raised $32 million in Series A financing toward further development of new treatments by combining machine learning and neuroscience with experimental biology. [Source: kentoh/Getty Images]

Novartis, with Assist from Microsoft, Launches AI Innovation Lab

Novartis will establish an “AI innovation lab” designed to enable its research and commercial employees to use Microsoft’s artificial intelligence solutions across operations, with...
To make better use of genomics data

Illumina and the Broad Co-Developing Open-Source Secondary Analysis Software

Leading open-source tools, GATK and DRAGEN, are being combined to create a cutting-edge software suite for methods including small variant (SNV) and large variant...

LunaDNA Enables EHR Data Collection through Medfusion Collaboration

LunaPBC, the public-benefit corporation which oversees the LunaDNA community-owned genomic and health data platform, said today that members will now be able to access...
Results from a new study show the validity of using CSF as a medium for finding ctDNA to detect brain tumors. [Jonathan Bailey

CHOP Researchers ID Schizophrenia Master Regulator Gene

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have identified a gene that acts as a master regulator of schizophrenia during early human brain development,...
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Mayo Clinic, Google Partner on AI-Based Diagnostics, Cloud Computing

Mayo Clinic and Google said they will jointly develop artificial intelligence (AI)-based diagnostics and carry out medical research using Google Cloud to store and...
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GWAS Reveals Five Genetic Variants Associated With Same-Sex Behavior

Working in close consultation with advocacy and outreach groups, an international group of researchers has provided the clearest evidence into the genetic underpinnings of...
DNA strands on unaligned genome sequence.

Seven Bridges Expands into Serbia

Seven Bridges, a biomedical software and data analytics company, plans to expand operations into Novi Sad, Serbia, to meet growing demand for its products and services.
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Irish Researchers Integrate Epilepsy Genomics into Electronic Patient Records

Researchers in Ireland are one step closer to offering seamless personalized care to epilepsy patients nationwide, reporting that they have developed a genomics module...
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Feasibility Study Finds Informative Digital Biomarkers of Dementia

Combining wearable devices, handheld devices and digital apps lets researchers tell the difference between people with early dementia and those without it.
GNS and Swedish Cancer Institute launch collaboration aimed at advancing the use of precision medicine in care for breast cancer patients. [Source: © Arto/Fotolia.com]

AI IDs Five New Breast Cancer Subtypes that May Aid Precision Treatments

Scientists headed by a team at the Institute of Cancer Research, London (ICR) have used artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to discover...
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