Haystack Bio and Intertrust Genecloud Partner for Precision Medicine Analytics

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18, 2016Intertrust Technologies Corporation and Haystack Bio, a pioneer in immuno-technologies, today announced that Haystack will use Intertrust’s Genecloud platform for trusted healthcare analytics…

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Impediments to Interoperability: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Tomorrow I will be giving an invited talk at the Human Genome Variation 2015 conference in San Francisco. The title of my talk is Impediments to Interoperability: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Squaring the Circle: Access and Genomic Privacy

Here’s a recent talk I gave at a Friday lunch seminar on balancing issues of data access and genomic privacy. Please enjoy, and don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions or comments…

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The Unknown Unknowns

A recent NPR poll indicates that many Americans would be willing to share health data…

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Data Privacy Day

Ah, Data Privacy Day! The day when we pause to reflect on those (data) we have lost. Nowadays it’s so easy to get caught up in all the tinfoil and anonymizing proxies that we lose sight of the true meaning of Data Privacy Day. Sure, it’s fun to think about encryption algorithms and deidentification, but let…

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Withdrawing Consent From 23andMe

The recent announcement that 23andMe has struck a $60M deal with Genentech to provide 23andMe customer data…

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A Numbers Game

A fascinating article in the New Yorker describes the case of Bertrand Might, a child with a novel genetic disorder, and the struggles of his parents to understand and manage their child’s medical condition…

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Power to the People

An inspiring article in Ars Technica describes the case of Kim Goodsell, an endurance athlete who discovered a novel genetic flaw linking her two rare diseases…

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A Painful Business

In a recent interview with Vinod Khosla, Sergey Brin bemoaned the regulatory burden of health care in the United States (video

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Back to the Well

A recent Reuters article highlights the difficulty of obtaining insurance coverage for genomic tests based on next-generation sequencing. These tests have already proven valuable…

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