Billionaire doctor Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to install a supercomputer at the Phoenix Childrens Hospital that will help doctors fully sequence and analyze patient genomes in seven days, and help build a database of genetic information that could help treat childhood disease.
A group of researchers from Columbia and Stanford have created a method for turning complex cellular datasets into visualizations that map the similarities between tens of thousands of cells within a tissue sample.
IBM is turning Watson loose on lung cancer, offering up a cloud-based service designed to let doctors from around the country find the best-possible treatments for their patients.
Steve Jobs may be gone, but the disease that killed him is unfortunately still with us. Jobs’ ability to persist in the face of such odds is yet another way he was one in a billion. We can help others have the same fighting chance.