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    Nov 18, 2016

    U Symposium on the Law, Ethics, and Science of Precision Medicine

    Huntsman Cancer Institute, , genetics, genomics, precision medicine

    On Dec. 1-2, national experts in genetics, medicine, law, big data and other will fields gather for Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data and the Public, a unique precision medicine symposium at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The symposium, sponsored by the U’s Colleges of Law, School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, and the University of Utah Center for Excellence in ELSI Research (UCEER) addresses topics in law, ethics, and science as precision medicine is gaining more attention nationwide from health care systems, practitioners, researchers, insurers and federal agencies. ... Read More

    Genomics England Selects Omicia and University of Utah Technology for 100,000 Genomes Project
    Research
    Jun 11, 2015

    Genomics England Selects Omicia and University of Utah Technology for 100,000 Genomes Project

    precision medicine, genomics

    Genomics England announced that it will be using technology co-developed in a partnership between the University of Utah and Omicia to interpret the DNA of Britons as part of the 100,000 Genomes Project, a national effort to hasten creation of diagnostics and treatments that are tailored to a person’s genetic make-up. The VAAST (Variant Annotation, Analysis and Search Tool) and Phevor (Phenotype Driven Variant Ontological Re-ranking tool) algorithms are core components of the Omicia Opal platform, which transforms genomic data into clinically relevant information.... Read More

    Human Genetics