May 10, 2016

OICR in the News for April 2016

Big Data 

Intel signs up Dana-Farber, Ontario Institute to cloud cancer data hub
From FierceBiotechIT 

Intel-backed Collaborative Cancer Cloud expands to include two more universities
From ComputerWeekly.com

Collaborative Cancer Cloud 

Intel partners with Broad Institute to help beat cancer
From Alphr

Congratulations

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research congratulates Dr. John Dick on his election as a 2016 Fellow of the AACR Academy
From CNW

Genetic superheroes

Scientists search for 13 people to solve genetic mutation mystery
From The Guardian

Search for New Medical Treatments Zeroes in on Genetic Superheroes
From MIT Technology Review

MinION sequencer

Nanopore Sequencing Identifies Methylation Marks With Help From New Statistical Methods
From GenomeWeb (free registration required)

Precision Medicine Initiative

Intel Exec Brings Tech, Personal Experience to Precision Medicine Initiative Job, Say Colleagues
From Genome Web (free registration required)

Prostate cancer

Triphase Accelerator Corporation Announces Positive Preclinical Results for CBZed-Nano™ in Docetaxel-Resistant Prostate Cancer Models
From Globe Newswire 


OICR INVESTIGATOR IN THE NEWS – Kristin Hope

Blood stem cells

Scientists uncover new way to grow rare life-saving blood stem cells
From EurekAlert! 


OICR PROGRAM LEADER IN THE NEWS  – Craig Earle 

Value-based care

Collaborating to boost value-based care
From FredHutch


OICR PROJECT IN THE NEWS – Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Big Data

Heidi Rehm on Variant Validation, Gene Validation, and Data Sharing
From Bio•ItWorld 


OICR PROJECT IN THE NEWS – International Cancer Genome Consortium

European Genomics Researchers Seek to Influence New Open Science Cloud Initiative
From GenomeWeb (free registration required) 

eaglediscover Wins Bio-IT World Best of Show Award for Eagle Genomics
From Business Wire

Massive whole-genome study finds six types of liver cancer
From The Japan Times 

Cambridge sweeps board at US bio innovation showcase
From Business Weekly 

Eagle Genomics Ranks the Most Valuable Cancer Projects
From BusinessWire 

Genomic studies on pancreatic cancer
From Agora Vox (translated from Italian)


International Cancer Genome Consortium for Medicine

Launch of ICGCmed

Genomic info to help cancer docs personalize treatment
From Health Data Management 

International Cancer Genome Consortium for Medicine (ICGCmed) launches today, will link genomics to clinical information and health
From Canada Newswire 

International Cancer Genome Consortium for Medicine launch announced
From UC Davis Health System