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...

Genomics England Appoints AI Specialist Chris Wigley as CEO

Chris Wigley, a former McKinsey executive known for applying machine-learning and artificial-intelligence technology to transform performance, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Genomics...
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MND Risk Split Equally Among Genetics, Environment

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin published a paper in JAMA that represented the largest ever study (“Lifetime Risk and Heritability of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”)...
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Syapse, Pfizer Ink Real-World Data Precision Oncology Collaboration

Precision cancer care company Syapse has announced it has entered a strategic alliance with pharmaceutical company Pfizer that will use real-world evidence to help...
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New Diabetes Gene Revealed by Largest Ever Genomic Study of Sub-Saharan Africans

A new study has revealed a novel gene associated with Type 2 diabetes. The study, which was published in the July 19, 2019 issue...
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The Age of Analytics: Sequencing’s New Frontier Is Clinical Interpretation

David FitzPatrick’s typical patient is a toddler with global developmental delay who is small for her age, has epilepsy, and cannot speak or understand...
NanoView Biosciences has closed on a $10 million Series B financing

GNS Healthcare Closes $23M Series D Finance Round

Artificial intelligence-powered precision medicine company GNS Healthcare has announced a $23 million Series D fundraising round led by Cigna Ventures, a  wholly owned indirect...
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Use of AI for Predicting Longevity on the Rise

While predictors of chronological and biological age came about several years ago, those that have recently been developed using deep learning methodologies are exponentially...
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Cancer Cell Metabolism Models Uncover Anti-Cancer Drug Potential

A novel computer algorithm allows researchers to evaluate drugs’ effects and find new targets using models of cancer cell metabolism. Its developers report that...
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Study of Multiethnic Groups Reveals 27 New Disease-Associated Variants

Researchers analyzed DNA from nearly 50,000 people of non-European decent and found 27 new genetic variants associated with chronic diseases, including high blood pressure,...
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