Emedgene, Illumina partner on rare disease analysis

By The Science Advisory Board staff writers

December 16, 2020 -- Emedgene and Illumina have partnered to interpret genomic data for rare diseases.

Features from Emedgene's artificial intelligence (AI) powered Cognitive Genomics Intelligence were integrated into Illumina's TruSight software. TruSight enables sample-to-report analysis for genetic disease testing, allowing researchers to go from millions of variants to a small number in a rapid, scalable way. Together, they expect researchers will make new and unexpected discoveries, according to the companies.

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