The Irish government has teamed up with WuXi NextCODE to map Irish people's genetic material in the hope of making medical advances. As part of the initiative as many as 600 people will be recruited by Irish firm Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI) over the next five years.
One of the hottest tech trends these days is artificial intelligence (AI), with researchers looking into the use of AI for applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to financial management, to healthcare.
Boston Children’s Hospital is working with WuXi NextCODE to sequence the DNA of 3,000 people to better understand epilepsy and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Machine learning and other technologies are expected to make the hunt for new pharmaceuticals quicker, cheaper and more effective.
WuXi NextCODE today launched what it said was the world's first blockchain-enabled health databank, LifeCODE.ai, and an app designed to enable users to access the databank from their smartphones.