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Archives for August 2015

CareDx and DNAnexus Collaborate on Cloud-Based Genomics Platform for Cell-Free DNA

CareDx, Inc. a molecular diagnostics company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of actionable diagnostic surveillance solutions for organ transplant recipients, and DNAnexus Inc., the leader in cloud-based genome informatics and data management, today announced that CareDx has selected DNAnexus’ cloud genomics platform to support its ongoing R&D activities as well as clinical trials and registries. The platform has also been selected for the release of the CareDx analytically validated cell-free DNA (cfDNA) assay to be available from its CLIA laboratory later this year.

DNAnexus to Deliver precisionFDA

DNAnexus, the leader in cloud-based genome informatics and data management, today announced that the company was awarded a research and development contract by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Health Informatics to build precisionFDA, an open source platform for community sharing of genomic information.