The Parkinson’s Foundation has announced the expansion of PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Disease, a first-of-its-kind national initiative offering genetic testing and counseling for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) at no cost.

Biofourmis, a Boston-based global leader in virtual care and digital therapeutics, announced July 29 the company’s BiovitalsHF solution is the first-ever heart failure digital therapeutic to receive a Breakthrough Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

This white paper from Abbott examines a cross-section of the global healthcare system leveraging primary research with 1,400+ respondents including patients, physicians, and administrators.

CVS Health (CVS) and IBM (IBM) say they’ve formed a partnership designed to better predict deteriorating health of the pharmacy giant’s customers through predictive analytics. IBM’s Watson, the computer giant’s artificial intelligence system, hopes to bring better care coordination and more personalized care to CVS customers and employer clients. The effort will better identify patients […]

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Health Connexions™ announced today a collaborative partnership with Genelle, a genetic wellness company that provides the opportunity for consumers to unlock their potential through Predictive Consumer Genomics and customized wellness products. Health Connexions will work closely with Genelle to officially launch their state-of-the-art, web-based social community platform in 2016, which will offer detailed reports […]

Co Armagh biopharmaceutical company Almac Discovery has signed a major deal with Californian-based Genentech, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. The deal will help the Craigavon firm to license and further develop a new class of drug molecules, which they discovered, offering a novel approach for the treatment of cancer. The new class of […]

June 5, 2015By Alex Keown, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff CHICAGO — Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), known for its plethora of online shopping options, is setting its sights on another online powerhouse, Google Inc., in the billion dollar quest to store data on human DNA, The Globe and Mail reported this morning. Amazon Web Service and Google […]

While development of personalized medicines has grown since the human genome was first sequenced in 2001, biopharmaceutical sponsors face a number of hurdles that are impeding more rapid market uptake, according to a recently completed study by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. Fourteen years after the human genome was initially sequenced, […]

BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – May 14, 2015) – While development of personalized medicines has grown since the human genome was first sequenced in 2001, biopharmaceutical sponsors face a number of hurdles that are impeding more rapid market uptake, according to a recently completed study by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. Fourteen years […]

  A personalized treatment targeting a patient’s individual genetic makeup helped cure more children with a rare form of kidney cancer, researchers said on Wednesday.  The findings, based on two studies led by Dr. David Dix of the British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, were released ahead of the American College of Clinical Oncology meeting […]