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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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To celebrate the announcement of the Second Life Sciences Sector Deal, healthcare company IQVIA welcomed the UK’s minister for Trade and Export Promotion, baroness Rona Fairhead to its London office, earlier this week. Read more

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The second Life Sciences Sector Deal will include a £46 million investment package as part of a collaboration with healthcare company IQVIA, the government has announced. Read more

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According to Frank Austin Nothaft, GTM lead for Genomics, Databricks, a unified approach to big data is the best way to get the most value. Here, he tells us more. Read more

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The UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) has launched a new advisory committee, which will focus on the issue of genomics. Read more

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The winners of the 2017 Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge have been announced as Medley Genomics (grand prize winner) and Transformative AI (audience vote winner). Read more

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Research, from a team at Queen’s University Belfast, has demonstrated the potential for aspirin to be used in the repair of teeth affected by tooth decay. Read more

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The potential benefits of genomics are well documented in healthcare, European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer reporter Reece Armstrong examines the latest developments in the field. Read more

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Healthcare expert and partner at BLM, Greg McEwen, discusses DNA sequencing and the future risks it may pose. Read more

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Finnish developer and provider of Bio-IT solutions for research and biomedicine, MediSapiens has joined a newly established genomic research project focusing on comparing dog and human genomes to advance human health. Read more

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To support genomic clinical research being undertaken to prepare the local area for personalised medicine, the Institutional Biobank of Lausanne has invested in 2D sample storage consumables from Micronic to safeguard its valuble samples. Read more

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