FDA Opens Online Platform of Genomic Data to Public
On Tuesday, FDA made its precisionFDA Web platform for sharing genomic information publicly available. FDA's Office of Health Informatics contracted with cloud-based genome informatics and data management company DNAnexus to create the precisionFDA platform. The platform will allow users to crowdsource reference data sets and evaluate bioinformatics workflows. FDA has received more than 190 requests for user accounts.
- "PrecisionFDA Platform Opens to the Public" (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 12/15).
- "FDA Platform Seeks To Enable Genomic Testing Breakthroughs" (Slabodkin, Health Data Management, 12/16).