IBM Cloud Stories: Blueprint Genetics delivers genetic testing results for rare inherited diseases in weeks rather than months

Published on September 29, 2016

Read how we are able speed up the genetic data interpretation with the help from IBM Cloud and IBM Watson.

“Since 2013, Finland-based Blueprint Genetics has supported healthcare professionals around the world who care for patients with rare inherited diseases by delivering answers using fast, accurate and comprehensive genetic diagnostics. The company takes samples from hospital clinicians and then performs four basic steps in its testing process — the laboratory work, sequencing, data analysis, and interpretation — and then delivers comprehensive genetic test reports to clinicians.

The company is well on its way to its goal of becoming a medical genetics one-stop shop. From its humble beginnings of offering 20 different cardiovascular tests, Blueprint Genetics now offers 400 different tests across a variety of medical specialties ranging from cancer to immunology to metabolic diseases and the more than 3000 different conditions within them.”

Read the whole article to find out how this is done: IMB Cloud Strories

IBM Could Stories, September 27, 2016.

Last modified: 09.29.2016


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