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Intermountain Cancer Genomics Uses DNAnexus Technology to Bring Precision Medicine to Patients

DNAnexus Inc., a pioneer in cloud-based genome informatics and data management, recently announced that Intermountain Cancer Genomics is now utilizing its technology platform for the center’s personalized treatment options for cancer patients. The DNAnexus platform allows Intermountain Cancer Genomics to run its bioinformatics pipeline in the cloud, providing unmatched computational …

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Four New Centers Join World’s Largest Precision Cancer Research Network

The Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), founded by Moffitt Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCC-James), announced that it has expanded with the addition of four nationally recognized cancer centers. ORIEN, a research …

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Foundation Medicine and H3 Biomedicine Partner for Precision Medicine in Cancer

Today, Foundation Medicine, Inc. and H3 Biomedicine Inc. announced that they will collaborate to develop precision therapies for cancer. The companies said that they have entered a multi-year collaboration for the discovery and development of precision medicines in oncology, utilizing Foundation Medicine’s comprehensive genomic knowledgebase of more than 35,000 genomic …

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Launches Precision Medicine Program

In an effort to personalize medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced a new Precision Medicine program at its cancer center. Precision medicine, introduced to the nation during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, uses a person’s unique genetic makeup to develop an individualized treatment plan. For cancer, …

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Northwestern Onco-SET Launched to Provide Precision Medicine to Cancer Patients

The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, in collaboration with Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute (NMDTI) and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, has launched a new research program aimed at providing precision medicine to cancer patients. The companies announced the launch of Northwestern Onco-SET (Sequence, Evaluate, Treat) to provide …

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White House Provides Details for Obama’s $215 Million Precision Medicine Initiative

Following up on President Barack Obama’s announcement in his State of the Union Address, the Administration unveiled details about the Precision Medicine Initiative, including plans to collect genetic data on one million Americans. On Friday, Obama gave more details about the initiative that he originally announced during his State of …

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