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FDA Drafts Genomic Test Guidelines to Support White House’s Precision Medicine Initiative

The Food and Drug Administration has released two draft guidance documents that seek to provide a streamlined oversight process for genomic tests as part of the Precision Medicine Initiative established by the Obama Administration. FDA proposed a new regulatory system meant to help manufacturers accelerate the development of genetic screening devices, the White House said Wednesday. The draft …

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National Cancer Institute Unveils Genomic, Clinical Data Platform

The National Institutes of Health‘s National Cancer Institute has launched the Genomic Data Commons, a unified system designed to store and facilitate sharing of cancer genomic and clinical data. GDC works to centralize and standardize data from The Cancer Genome Atlas and Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments programs, which house …

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FDA, NHLBI Look to Commercial Cloud Tech to Process Medical Data

The Food and Drug Administration and a National Institutes of Health-run facility have moved to adopt cloud computing technology as part of efforts to accelerate processing time for healthcare information, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes the FDA rolled out an infrastructure-as-a-service platform that works to help agency users process …

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18F, White House Forge Genomic Health Research Partnership; Phaedra Chrousos, D.J. Patil Comment

The White House and General Services Administration’s 18F have formed a research alliance that will work to develop genomic-based medications, Government Technology reported Wednesday. White House Chief Data Scientist D.J. Patil told TechCrunch’s startup conference that he will collaborate with 18F’s federal development team to implement White House’s Precision Medicine initiative, …

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