Study at University of Chicago Uses Supercomputer to Shorten Time Required to Analyze Whole Human Genome Sequences; May Help Pathologists Deliver Faster Diagnoses

Achievement at University of Chicago may help clinical laboratories analyze large quantities of genomic data much faster than ever before, thus shortening the time required to produce a diagnostic result It’s a breakthrough in the time required to analyze data from whole human genome sequencing. Researchers at the University of Chicago have successfully demonstrated that genome analysis can be radically accelerated. This could be a big deal for pathologists and clinical laboratory scientists....

Pathologists Take Note: IBM’s Watson to Attack Cancer with Help of WellPoint and Cedars-Sinai

Goal of unique collaboration is to give physicians a more accurate way to diagnose and treat many types of cancer Two noteworthy healthcare organizations will collaborate with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to explore how IBM’s Watson can be used to help physicians deliver improved outcomes to patients. The collaboration involves one major health insurer and a prominent academic medical center in Los Angeles. WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) will interact with oncology experts at the Cedars-Sinai Cancer Institute...
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