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GA4GH Mentions

Tower API & Docs release
November 5 • Seqera LabsSpain
We are also releasing the support for the Workflow Execution [Service] (WES) API, which provides a portable interface for the execution and monitoring of computational pipelines promoted by the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health standardization body.

Genomics and Health News
How to Preserve the Privacy of Your Genomic Data
November 9 • Scientific American, USA

New regional collaborations will accelerate innovation in data-intensive medical science
November 5 • Fred Hutch, USA

NIH awards grant totaling $19.5M for Down syndrome research project
November 5 • News Medical, UK

Scientists Have Uncovered the Likely Cause of a Serious COVID-19 Symptom: Blood Clotting
November 5 • Time, USA

After a breast cancer diagnosis, many Black women face barriers that delay their care
November 5 • STAT, USA

Are infections seeding some cases of Alzheimer’s disease?
November 4 • Nature, UK

HHS’ plans for health IT through 2025: 4 key goals
November 4 • MedCity News, USA

What leading AMCs can teach about using EHRs for COVID-19 response
November 4 • Healthcare IT News, USA

‘Landmark’ study resolves a major mystery of how genes govern human height
November 3• Science, USA

New test can identify breast cancer patients at higher risk of relapse
November 3 • Independent, UK

Redesign open science for Asia, Africa and Latin America
November 3 • Nature, UK

Young scientists in Malaysia have made integrity training fun and relevant
November 3 • Nature, UK

How the Coronavirus Hacks the Immune System
November 2 • The New Yorker, USA

To mitigate the costs of future pandemics, establish a common data space
November 2 • Brookings, USA

Artificial intelligence and covid-19: Can the machines save us?
November 1 • Washington Post, USA

Genetic Testing Can Lead to Precision Medicine Therapies for Cancer
November 1 • HealthIT Analytics, USA

Taking Early Cancer Detection to the Next Level
November 1 • Scientific American, USA

Genome Analysis Of 426 Africans Finds Over 3 Million New Variants
October 31 • Forbes, USA

Crucial early cancer diagnoses being missed amid COVID-19 pandemic priorities
October 30 • The Globe and Mail, Canada


Inaugural International COVID-19 Data Alliance (ICODA) Forum
November 19, 2020 • Virtual

9th Nordic Alliance for Clinical Genomics Workshop
November 23 – 27, 2020 • Virtual

ICPerMed Conference 2020: Personalised Medicine – From Vision to Practice
February 25 – 26, 2021 • France

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