19 March 2019
Non-profit members' organisation The Pistoia Alliance held its European Conference in London in mid-March. Although there were various sub-themes of the conference, the central tenet was "healthcare data; that data...
26 February 2019
Combining large omic and clinical trial data sets with machine learning algorithms has allowed Medidata and CDCN to identify six new patient subgroups of rare Castleman disease. How can this...
9 January 2019
SOPHiA GENETICS, a leading health tech company, will use the investment to grow the number of hospitals that it serves globally.
7 January 2019
The UK Government has launched the NHS Long Term Plan laying out the health service's focuses for the next decade. Two of the most interesting aspects are better focused R&D...
4 January 2019
Clinical research is creating more data than ever before, but are we making the most of it or are we at risk of getting overwhelmed by the sheer amount of...
4 December 2018
The world’s tech giants have recognised vast business opportunities in the healthcare space, and could soon threaten established drug developers and high street pharmacies. What will they have to do...
13 November 2018
A genomic study conducted by the University of Exeter, UK, and the University of South Australia has found that higher body mass index (BMI) has a strong psychological association with...
9 November 2018
The European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager has told technology companies that the "time is over" for them to escape rules in the digital world that apply in the offline...
25 October 2018
The Montreal Neurological Institute has created a novel approach to treatment neurodegenerative disorders, called a personalised therapeutic intervention fingerprint. This personalised medicine breakthrough could revolutionise how a whole variety of...
4 October 2018
This October NHS England will launch its Genomic Medicine Service building on the 100,000 Genomes project with the aim to integrate revolutionary genomic technology into the diagnosis and treatment work...