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Genomenon announced that it has published the first Cited Variant Reference (CVR)

Genomenon announced that it has published the first Cited Variant Reference (CVR), a comprehensive catalogue of genetic variants cited in the medical literature. The... Read More
April 23, 2018

BIO2018: Robin Roberts, Diana Ross and Record-breaking Partnering

As BIO celebrates its 25-year anniversary, the upcoming BIO International Convention June 4-7 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center will highlight the organization’s... Read More
April 18, 2018

LifeX™ Health Solutions Platform Opens Headquarters – Announces $2 million Henry L. Hillman Foundation grant

LifeX™, as part of Life Sciences Week 2018, celebrated the opening of its first headquarters, where it will provide expertise and working space to... Read More
April 18, 2018

Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Oncomine Childhood Cancer Research Assay and Establishes International Childhood Oncology Network

One in 285 children born in the U.S. this year alone will be diagnosed with cancer before their 20th birthday1, yet, until recently, too... Read More
April 18, 2018

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine and Sanford Health, has launched two genomic medicine research protocols to more effectively diagnose and treat children with unexplained illnesses.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine and Sanford Health, has launched two genomic medicine research protocols to more... Read More
April 18, 2018

Opdivo Plus Low-Dose Yervoy Combination Reduces the Risk of Progression or Death…

Bristol-Myers Squibb  announced initial results from the pivotal Phase 3 study, CheckMate -227, evaluating the Opdivo (nivolumab) 3 mg/kg plus low-dose Yervoy (ipilimumab, 1... Read More
April 18, 2018

PierianDx Forms Strategic Partnership with Leading Research and Technical Services Organization RTI International

PierianDx, the leading genomics technology company that enables precision medicine, announced today a strategic partnership with RTI International to help solve the problem of... Read More
March 8, 2018

CIGNA TO ACQUIRE EXPRESS SCRIPTS FOR $67 BILLION

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) and Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Cigna will... Read More
March 8, 2018

Foundation Medicine Announces 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

Foundation Medicine reported financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. Highlights for the quarter and year included:... Read More
March 8, 2018

PierianDx Launches Clinical Genomics Services to Accelerate Precision Medicine

PierianDx, the leading genomics technology company that enables precision medicine, announced today a full range of expanded services to support adoption of the company’s... Read More
March 7, 2018

2bPrecise and The Innovation Institute to Deliver Robust Pharmacogenomics Platform, GeneFolio, to the Point of Care

2bPrecise®, LLC, and The Innovation Institute announced today that they have entered into an agreement that lays the foundation for 2bPrecise to deliver a... Read More
March 7, 2018

Allscripts launches industry’s first machine learning EHR

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX) unveiled its new electronic health record (EHR), Avenel™, at the annual HIMSS conference today. Mobile-first and cloud-based, Avenel creates a... Read More
March 7, 2018

BC Platforms Launches an End-to-end Solution for Precision Medicine Powered by the Microsoft Genomics Service

BC Platforms, a pioneer in genomic data management and analytics, today announces it has launched GeneVision, a new end-to-end Solution for Precision Medicine that... Read More
March 7, 2018

Baylor Genetics Expands Its Precision Medicine Portfolio With ClariFind.

Baylor Genetics announced the launch of ClariFind, a comprehensive somatic tumor next-generation sequencing test that correlates genomic results with specific drug therapies and clinical... Read More
March 7, 2018

Atos Transforms Value-based Healthcare with Digital Health Solutions

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, continues to strengthen its North America digital healthcare portfolio with services that help enable the shift to... Read More
March 7, 2018

Orion Health Unveils New Predictive Intelligence Using Machine Learning to Help Save Billions in Healthcare Costs

Orion Health™ has announced its machine learning service, Amadeus Intelligence, designed to help the health sector reduce operating costs and improve patient care. Led... Read More
January 25, 2018

Tempus and NYU School of Medicine Announce New Initiative to Help Improve Outcomes for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Tempus, a technology company focused on helping doctors personalize cancer care by collecting and analyzing large volumes of molecular and clinical data, today announced... Read More
January 19, 2018

Luna DNA Announces Dawn Barry, former Illumina VP, as President

Luna DNA, the first and only genomic and medical research knowledge base powered by the blockchain and owned by its community, announced today Dawn... Read More
January 19, 2018

Clinical Genomics appoints Tadd Lazarus, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

Clinical Genomics, a leading provider of cancer diagnostic solutions and liquid biopsy tests, today announced the appointment of Tadd Lazarus, M.D., as Chief Medical... Read More
January 11, 2018

Roche and GE enter partnership to develop integrated digital diagnostics platform to improve oncology and critical care treatment

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it has entered into a strategic, long-term partnership with GE Healthcare in order to jointly develop... Read More
January 10, 2018

Oncologists Can Now Specify Cancer Treatment Options to Score and Rank with CureMatch

CureMatch® will present the new release of PreciGENE™ Personalized Combination Therapy® at Biotech Showcase™ 2018, to be held January 8–10 in San Francisco. Oncologists... Read More
January 10, 2018

Renowned Scientists Join Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine Scientific Advisory Board

The Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) is pleased to announce that six influential life science researchers have been recruited to serve on... Read More
January 10, 2018

Patients Can Now Request a OneOme RightMed® Test Through an Independent Provider Network

Precision medicine company OneOme is partnering with PWNHealth to increase patient access to the RightMed® comprehensive test without compromising patient safety. Until now, patients... Read More
January 10, 2018

Syapse Enters Strategic Collaboration with Roche to Advance Precision Medicine in Oncology

Syapse, a leading precision medicine company, announced today it has entered into a multi-year strategic collaboration with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to... Read More
January 10, 2018

Concert Genetics Completes Growth Financing

Concert Genetics, Inc., has announced it has completed a growth capital financing round with a structured facility led by Deerfield Management. The funds will... Read More
December 15, 2017

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new FDA efforts to support more efficient development of targeted therapies

In recent years, the medical community has experienced a shift in the way health care is practiced. Rather than focusing solely on how to... Read More
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