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Maurice Treacy to Speak on Precision Planet Panel

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GMI Co-Founder, Maurice Treacy, will be speaking this Thursday on the Precision Planet Panel at 11.30am PDT for the Precision Medicine Leadership Summit in San Diego, California. The geographically and experientially diverse group of leaders will explore the various challenges that governments, industry, and the nonprofit sector face when implementing the evolving technologies of precision medicine.

GMI’s Raony Guimaraes Develops Mendelian Disease Diagnosis Tool

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raony-guimaraesGMI Bioinformatician, Raony Guimaraes, was featured on GenomeWeb for his work alongside a team of colleagues from the Federal University of Minas Gerai in Brazil who developed an open-source software tool to enable researchers and clinicians to home in on disease-causing variants for Mendelian disorders in genomic data.

Their tool, called Mendel,MD, analyses and annotates exome or genome data, compares it against a number of databases, and filters it to identify a list of candidate disease-causing mutations.