bioinformatics

Private equity firm Quadria Capital led the investment round and was joined by HealthQuad Fund and Heritas Venture Fund.

The Martinos Center, Envision Genomics, and startup RowAnalytics are building an open precision medicine platform called Giro Health on IBM architecture.

Fusion originally developed its synthetic capture probe technology for cancer gene fusion assays but is repurposing it to diagnose infectious diseases.

Backed by €19 million in EU funding, the initiative, called BigData@Heart, will create a research platform that could change the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed and treated.

Bioinformatics firm Berg is combining multi-omics data from the Department of Defense's Center for Prostate Disease Research in search of biomarkers.

The new funding brings the total that the firm has raised in its history to €23 million, including €16 million in equity, and €7 million in debt instruments.

The system being developed would enable clinical decision-making based on genetic information about cancer cells and will leverage Fronteo's AI engine called KIBIT.

The new algorithm, called TOPSPIN, complements the company's MMprofiler test. It is considering making TOPSPIN-generated data available to its MMprofiler patients.

The firm, which is the target of several lawsuits connected with its IPO, said 452 GPS Cancer Tests were ordered during the quarter. 

The workgroup's goal is to encourage clinical labs to adopt uniform standards, so that clinical NGS test results can be compared among laboratories. 

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