Mohana Ravindranath reports:
A new online portal would let scientists access vast amounts of genomic data from patients involved in heart, lung, blood and sleep research studies.
The hub, called GenPort, is supposed to help researchers look into the results of several studies at once, tracking individuals in different trials who might share the same characteristics, known as “synthetic cohorts.”
Read more on NextGov.
h/t, Joe Cadillic, who would like to remind us all that he has blogged about this issue before:
- (Updated) Google, the NSA & DHS are creating a global DNA database:
- Police claim forcing people to submit their DNA will help reunite families:
- The FBI/DHS are creating a national DNA database on everyone: