Cryptographic system could enable ‘crowdsourced’ genomics, with volunteers contributing information to privacy-protected databases.
Data is at the heart of applicable genomics. As the volume and depth of genomic data grows, bioinformaticians are translating the data into interpretable patterns leading to new biological insight.
SOPHiA GENETICS, has announced that its technology for clinical genomics has reached a key milestone in helping better diagnose 200’000 patients. Already deployed in over 430 hospitals across 60 countries SOPHiA analyses today 1 patient every 5 minutes.
Technologies for amplifying, sequencing and matching DNA have created new opportunities in genomic science. But there are ethical and social implications.
The National Insitute of Health is finally launching All of Us, a huge research study with the aim of making precision medicine available to people of all backgrounds. But will people give up their data?
23andMe has provided their customers with a new health portal that makes it possible to share how they manage 18 common health conditions, including depression, ADHD, migraine and asthma.
The digital audio of an entire music album is to be stored in the form of genetic information for the first time, using technology developed at ETH Zurich.
Researchers announce a long-term prospective study that has the potential to help physicians and researchers unlock genomic data.
A group of Africa-based researchers has issued guidelines for the ethical handling of samples for genomic studies, in an effort to combat ‘helicopter’ research.
To fully benefit from the vast quantities of data from TCGA, tools for easy data visualisation and analysis must be developed for use of the non-computational scientist. Our panel of experts discuss TCGA data and the tools needed to make sense of it.