Search Tag: Genetic

Executive Health Management

University of Chicago to Establish Genomic Data Commons

2014 10 Dec

The University of Chicago, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, will set up the country's most comprehensive computational facility that stores and harmonises cancer genomic data generated through NCI-funded research projects. The establishment of the NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) will help scientists to speed up research, leading to... Read more

ICU Management

Gene Test for Rapid Sepsis Diagnosis

2014 24 Oct

Researchers from the University of British Columbia (BC, Canada) have developed a new test that could help clinicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis. Currently, a typical diagnosis takes about 24 to 48 hours but with this new test, doctors could start treating patients almost immediately, according to the study published... Read more

Executive Health Management

International Study Closes in on Cancer Risk Markers

2013 22 May

Cancer research has taken a huge leap forward with scientists now able to identify more than 80 genetic markers found to increase the risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. The COGS international research initiative is believed to be the largest of its kind. 

Although the results have been widely reported, the cross-border efforts behind this... Read more

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