Nov. 14, 2023—The first fruits of a landmark academic-industry partnership that is harvesting the depth and breadth of the human genome to better understand and treat disease will become available to researchers in the spring of 2024.
Oct. 2, 2023—Go to your favorite podcast channel right now to subscribe and listen to the first episode of Season 4!
Sep. 25, 2023—Preview the trailer for Season 4 of the Vanderbilt Health DNA podcast series. Explore issues facing businesses across industries, and how VUMC is experimenting with and designing solutions for problems — old and new — by supporting smart people with visionary ideas.
Aug. 31, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers created a phenotype-genotype reference map to assess data quality in DNA biobanks.
The Alliance for Genomic Discovery announces founding biopharma members: AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer and Merck
Jul. 18, 2023—Illumina Inc., in collaboration with Nashville Biosciences LLC, a leading clinical and genomic data company and wholly owned subsidiary of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, have announced the five founding new members of the Alliance for Genomic Discovery.
Jan. 9, 2023—Nashville Biosciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Illumina Inc., a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, today announced an agreement with Amgen, a global biopharmaceutical company, to whole-genome sequence approximately 35,000 DNA samples.
Dec. 19, 2022—BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s biobank, has reached another milestone — deep-freeze storage of more than 300,000 biological samples.
Aug. 25, 2022—by Bill Snyder Vanderbilt University Medical Center has opened a state-of-the-art automated biobanking system that can store as many as 10 million biospecimens, including blood and body fluids, tissue, and genetic and protein material, at temperatures down to minus 80 degrees Celsius. The “BioStore” was purchased from its manufacturer, Massachusetts-based Azenta Life Sciences, with the...