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NHGRI Unveils Gapless Sequence of Human X Chromosome

“The ability to generate truly complete sequences of chromosomes and genomes is a technical feat that will help us gain a comprehensive understanding of genome function and inform the use of genomic information in medical care.” noted NHGRI Director Eric Green.
Centogene’s CentoMD® rare disease variant database will be integrated into Qiagen’s bioinformatics suite in a rare disease bioinformatics collaboration by the companies. [Source: alengo/Getty]

Illumina Intros Genomic Analysis Workflow Software to Speed Diagnosis of Genetic Conditions

Developed in collaboration with researchers and clinicians at the Mayo Clinic, and other partners, Illumina says TruSight  provides a turn-key solution to tackle the most critical, and challenging piece of incorporating whole-genome sequencing for the identification of rare genetic diseases.
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NIH to Provide $75M to Increase Diversity in Its eMERGE Network

NIH will fund six new “enhanced diversity clinical sites,” to include: the University of Alabama, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Columbia University, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of Washington Medical Center.

Illumina’s BlueBee Acquisition Strengthens its Cloud Portfolio

Illumina said it expects BlueBee’s cloud capability to lower the cost of storing, sharing and managing the genomic data that streams from Illumina’s installed base of more than 15,000 sequencing systems.
GenomOncology's proprietary match algorithm and extensive Knowledge Management System (KMS) application programming interface (API) suite will be used by Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine to provide real-time clinical trial recommendations to clinical researchers treating IU patients

MD Anderson, Philips Collaborate to Broaden Access to Clinical Oncology Support Tool

The PODS system was developed at MD Anderson to aid oncologist in therapeutic decision making for their patients at the point of care based on existing evidence of effective treatment regimens. It provides clinicians with a list of approved therapies and matches the patient to available clinical trials based on the genetic profile of their tumor.

Seven Bridges to Support CareDx’s AlloSure 3.0 Workflow

Seven Bridges will apply to AlloSure the Seven Bridges Bioinformatics Ecosystem, a solution created to enable scientists to simplify complex analysis and reduce time to result by working in a common environment and automating concurrent processing of workflows efficiently and collaboratively.
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Microsoft AI Grant Helps Mount Sinai Establish COVID-19 Data Science Center

The new center seeks to provide Mount Sinai with data analytic solutions to combat current and future threats of COVID-19, as well as rapidly develop digital health products with real-time predictive and preventive capabilities.
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A New Approach to Sharing Patient Data and Maintaining Privacy

In the new approach, patients are provided an additional informed consent document regarding sharing their information that research participants can choose to sign. This additional, or special consent, is additive to the standard informed consent papers required for participating in a research project.

TruGenomix, BlueBee Launch Behavioral Health Partnership Sparked by COVID-19

The companies said they will train, model, and expand insights continuously using machine learning and artificial intelligence, with the goal of enabling early identification of people at high risk for PTSD and other behavioral health conditions based on their biomarkers.
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The DNA Company Buys AI-Driven Pain App for $30M, Forms New Venture

The intention is to use the combined expertise in functional genomics and digital therapeutics to develop a range of health apps with pain management and COVID-19 the initial foci.
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