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HEALTHCARE IN THE AGE OF PRECISION MEDICINE September 18, 2018 — In the future, the standard techniques we use to cure disease will be considered medieval. A one-size fits all approach to drugs and other treatments will become a thing of the past. Each individual will finally be at the core of a fully-tailored, customisable healthcare plan. This year, 2018, marks the 15th anniversary of the draft sequence of the human genome – a milestone in healthcare in...
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From Human Genome To Global Genome | Sumit Jamuar | TEDxRoma May 26, 2018 The Human Genome project tries to unlock the secrets of the DNA code. Genomics currently has a fatal flaw - lack of genomic data diversity; 81% of all genomic data comes from people of European heritage and our existing knowledge misses out data and insights from the majority of ethnicities that represent humanity. In this talk, Sumit Jamuar shares his perspective of why we need to move from th...
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Company of the month – Global Gene Corp April 26, 2018 Each month we profile an innovative, growing company from across The Golden Triangle of Cambridge, London and Oxford. This month we speak to Sumit Jamuar, CEO of Global Gene Corp, a company that aims to democratise healthcare through genomics to positively disrupt health outcomes for every individual. Tell us about Global Gene Corp, especially the genomic sequencing work in South Asia. How i...
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UK and US Firms Creates Largest Genomics Project to Study Indian Population March 19, 2018 UK-based genomics data platform Global Gene Corp and American genetics company, Regeneron Genetics Center announced yesterday that they will collaborate to create the world’s largest project of its kind to study Indian population. The multi-year-tie-up is aimed at finding innovative diagnosis and therapies for rare diseases. Genomic sequencing data generated by Regeneron Research Center will...
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Global Gene Corp and Regeneron announce largest genomics programme for Indian population March 18, 2018 NEW DELHI: Global Gene Corp, a well-known genomics data platform, has teamed up with US-based Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) to sequence the exomes of people from the Indian sub-continent and examine the links between human genetic variations and specific diseases. The collaboration is the largest programme in India and is specifically aimed at generating genomic understanding of population...
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UK BioIndustry Association February 22, 2018 BIA launches new Genomics Advisory Committee at annual Committee Summit Today the UK Bioindustry Association (BIA) launches its newest Advisory Committee, focused on the issue of genomics. The Genomics Advisory Committee has been established to support the strategic objective that the UK starts, scales and builds world leading genomic businesses. Companies and organisations represented on...
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LSE Business Review Article January 10, 2018 Sumit Jamuar: Indians are 20% of the world’s population, but represent only 1% of existing genetic data The chairman and CEO of Global Gene Corp talks about the challenges and promises of genomic medicine As the new frontier in medicine, genomics brings with it the hope of allowing researchers to find the cure for a number of largely incurable diseases, from cancer to Alzheimer’s, to infect...
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Reuters October 4, 2017 Futureproof, Gene editing and the rise of the home DNA test This episode is all about Genomics. Matt Gooderick heads to San Francisco to discover why gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 is raising ethical questions. Plus the rise of the at home DNA test – we put the swab to the test. And how a lack diversity in genomic data could negatively impact developing countries. Source: Reuters
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Financial Times September 27, 2017 When biased data holds a potentially deadly flaw.. Source: The Financial Times
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Frontline Genomics July 5, 2017 Global Gene Corp, a genomics platform committed to decoding DNA of every ethnic group to deliver precision medicine for all, has announced that former Chief Information Officer of Human Longevity Inc.,  Dr. Yaron Turpaz, PhD, MBA is joining the company’s executive leadership team as Chief and Data Technology Officer, where he also will assume country management responsibility as Managing Direct...