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The UK government has highlighted its efforts in genomics and clinical trials in in recently published Life Sciences Industrial Strategy update. Read more

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Ramya Sriram, digital content manager at Kolabtree explains how advances in big data are enabling genomics to thrive in pharma. Read more

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The Department for International Trade has published a 15-page document to invite investors to ‘take a closer look’ at the UK life sciences sector. Read more

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Ian Bolland speaks to Dr Chee Yang Chen, CEO of biotech Carta Biosciences, to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) can reverse ageing, issues surrounding drug discovery, and the pressure put on healthcare systems because of care for the elderly. Read more

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Ian Bolland speaks to Dr Steve Gardner from AI-powered drug discovery player PrecisionLife, formerly Row Analytics, to talk about the company’s rebrand, its AI platform and the projects it’s involved in. Read more

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A new ‘game-changing’ DNA test on the NHS is said to be able to rapidly diagnose rare diseases for critically ill babes and children. Read more

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Daniel Streetman from Wolters Kluwer discusses the potential for pharmacogenomics to transform prescribed drugs and reduce instances of adverse drug reactions. Read more

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Manchester’s health innovation campus, Citylabs, is set for further expansion following high as it continues to grow its presence as an international hub for genomics and precision medicine. Read more

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The world’s leading practitioners in genomics are now shaping a community of experts in Manchester. Health writer and Guardian contributor, Rachel Pugh, investigates the opportunities for local patients and international investors alike. Read more

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Companies involved in whole genome sequencing to help analyse cancer can now apply for a share of £5.4 million thanks to a new government initiative. Read more

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The UK is to lead a £200 million genomics project in collaboration with four pharmaceutical companies in what’s being described as one of most ambitious programmes ever undertaken. Read more

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Hôpitaux Universitaires Genève (HUG) has announced it will become the first European university hospital to use IBM Watson Health’s precision oncology offering. Read more

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Genomics start-ups will be able to apply for funding, gain access to next-generation technologies, and receive business guidance thanks to a new accelerator based in Cambridge. Read more

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Major pharma company GSK has announced a five-year collaboration with the University of California to establish a new laboratory which will use CRISPR technologies to help accelerate the discovery of new medicines. Read more

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Austin Winder, contributing author for LOC Scientific, looks at how automation could benefit drug research and development. Read more

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The government has announced a new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy to make the UK a world leader in preventing, diagnosing and treating people with rare diseases. Read more

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The Topol Review has been launched outlining a vision of a digital future for the NHS using the latest technologies across the themes of genomics, digital medicine, and AI and robotics. Read more

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Assistant editor Ian Bolland explains how a genomics-based personalised risk assessment is aiming to improve screening programmes for breast cancer. Read more

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Healthtech company Sophia Genetics has announced it has raised $77 million to help accelerate its technologies into data-driven medicine. Read more

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Researchers in the US have discovered a new way to identify disease causing pathogens - by using a computing method to block spam messages. Read more

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