Duke and LabCorp turn mill town into a biobank using Facebook’s business model

Duke and LabCorp turn mill town into a biobank using Facebook’s business model

July 28, 2014 3:56 pm by | 0 Comments

Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist who thinks that Facebook should pay users for their data. After all it’s the content from individual users that has enabled the company to…


To make personalized medicine reality, Path2Cures speakers call for open data sharing

To make personalized medicine reality, Path2Cures speakers call for open data sharing

July 24, 2014 3:13 pm by | 1 Comments

Breaking out of research silos and collaborating more openly will be a big step in driving personalized medicine forward, said Dr. Andrew Futreal, a professor of genomic medicine at MD Anderson….



Personalized medicine: GenomOncology on the “silliness” of reimbursers

Personalized medicine: GenomOncology on the “silliness” of reimbursers

July 18, 2014 4:13 pm by | 0 Comments

Personalized medicine is here. But it’s up to insurance carriers to catch up with technology that’s hurtling forward faster and faster, or so says Manuel Glynias, CEO of Cleveland-based GenomOncology,  His company…


Personalized medicine: It may be high cost, but it’s higher value

Personalized medicine: It may be high cost, but it’s higher value

July 16, 2014 6:13 pm by | 0 Comments

Personalized medicine will be expensive in these early days of pioneering and planning. But individual genomic testing is not going to be exorbitant forever – and the ROI is gonna be big, both…


Convergence of HIT + digital health + genetics inspires founder of Helix Health Advisors

Convergence of HIT + digital health + genetics inspires founder of Helix Health Advisors

June 25, 2014 10:39 am by | 0 Comments

When it comes to genomic technology, Carol Isaacson Barash is a go-to source. She is the founder of Helix Health Advisors, a consultancy specializing in integrating transformative genomic technologies at…


The flip side of the preventive mastectomy debate: Why one woman chose not to have one

The flip side of the preventive mastectomy debate: Why one woman chose not to have one

April 10, 2014 3:25 pm by | 1 Comments

TV host Samantha Harris is the latest in a series of celebrities going public with her decision to have a double mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis. As the number…