Results for "Health"


  • Illumina Smartphone Chip !!!

    Illumina, the company that claims it brought human genome sequencing down to $1000 prices, has now turned its attention to a consumer product - a chip that you can plug into your smartphone and have it read your genetic information.The biggest challenge ahead of Illumina is simplifying the proces...

    Tags: Bioinformatics, Computational biology, Health, Illumina, Apps

    1000 days ago

  • WuXi has acquired NextCODE Health

    Shanghai, China-headquartered pharmatech company WuXi (NYSE: WX) has acquired NextCODE Health, a genomic analysis and bioinformatics company based in the USA.The acquisition was made for $65 million in cash, and WuXi plans to merge its genome center with NextCODE Health to form a new company, WuX...

    Tags: Bioinformatics, Computational biology, WuXi, Merge, NextCODE, Health

    981 days ago

  • Zuckerberg, Chan Donate $10M to UCSF Computational Health Science Initiative

    The Institute for Computational Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, is two years old, but its true starting point may well turn out to be last week. Friday, UCSF announced that the ICHS had received a $10 million gift from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and hi...

    Tags: Zuckerberg, Chan Donate, $10M, UCSF, Computational, Health, Science, Initiative

    32 days ago