Matt Bossemeyer

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Health Care

Penn study suggests future precision medicine approach to treating diabetes, other metabolic disorders

The Surprising Reason So Many People Still Don't Like Obamacare

The Supreme Court could issue a ruling in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit threatening to undermine a key part of the Affordable Care Act, as early as Thursday. But the debate over President Barack Obama's controversial health care law is likely to continue no matter how the justices rule. And one …

How P&G Presents Data to Decision-Makers

Those of us who believe that managers make better decisions when key data are presented visually tend to get very excited about all the innovation going on in the graphical display of information. (For a sampling of some new and cool tools, see the popular Hans Rosling TED talk.) However, if you …

A Beginners Guide To Meditation

Health Care

Can Biogen beat the memory thief?

<i>Above illustration by Sinelab</i><p>Even before Jeffrey Sevigny stepped to the podium, it was clear that something momentous had occurred in the world of …

Genomics Needs A Killer App

Genomics is an incredible technology for newborn and pre-natal screening, investigating the cause of a rare condition, and treating cancer, but for most healthy people it’s still not particularly revolutionary.<p>Imagine if instead, with the information locked in your DNA, we could predict what …

Digital Health

Using Lean Analytics Principles to Build a Strong Company

Lean Startup is a methodology designed to get companies to adopt a <i>Build, Measure, Learn</i> product development cycle. This emphasizes that teams quickly …

Product Management

UCLA Health to integrate genomic data into EHR in pilot

UCLA Health will soon begin a pilot project with Seattle-based startup ActX that will integrate genomic patient data into its Epic EHR system, with …

New nanodevice defeats drug resistance and releases cancer drugs

At left is the new nanodevice, consisting of a hydrogel embedded with gold nanoparticles coated with DNA that targets a gene called MRP-1. At right, …


Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil knows data. But does he know healthcare?

DJ Patil is a smart guy who knows data – and he’ll play a key role in President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative. But what the White House’s …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …


NIH Discovers Data Scientists -- And Private Sector

Late last month, President Obama unveiled a $215 million Precision Medicine initiative, which has won early bipartisan support. The centerpiece of this proposal is an ambitious effort to integrate disparate clinical datasets to advance science and improve health. The question now is whether the …

Digital Health

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Test for Alzheimer's with Google-funded DNA kit

Personal genetics company 23andMe has launched in the UK, analysing customer's DNA for genetic risk factors for conditions including Alzheimer's Disease and hereditary cancers<p>Personal genetics company 23andMe has launched in the UK, giving you the chance to examine not only your genetic health and …

Cloud-based genome analysis platform attracts $2.1M

A web-based analytical platform to tease apart genomic data just raised some cash: Utah-based genome analysis company Tute Genomics held a $2.3 …