precision medicine

Federated Genomic data startup Lifebit raises $60M round led by Tiger Global

Genomic data is considered to be the key to unlocking so-called “precision medicine”. Some estimates suggest that by 2025, 500 million human genomes will have been sequenced, but only a fr

The next healthcare revolution will have AI at its center

Human life expectancy increased from 31 years in 1900 to 72 years in 2017. Today, we are on the cusp of another healthcare revolution driven by artificial intelligence.

African genomics startup 54gene raises $25M to expand precision medicine capabilities

Less than 3% of genetic material used in global pharmaceutical research is from Africa. The staggering gap is quite surprising because Africans and people of African descent are reported to be more ge

AI is ready to take on a massive healthcare challenge

Shortening the diagnostic journey and reducing the associated costs was, until recently, a moonshot challenge, but is now within reach. Technology and AI advances are combining to make genetic testing

Moving from population-based health to precision medicine with Orion Health

Orion Health is a New Zealand-founded (now global) provider of technology products developed for the health sector. Orion's founder and CEO, Ian McCrae, argues that current approaches to patient infor