FDA Unveils Open-Source Genomic Data-Sharing Platform
Last week, FDA unveiled a new open-source genomic data-sharing platform as part of President Obama's precision medicine initiative. 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.
- "PrecisionFDA Cloud Platform Unveiled" (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 11/16).