Human beings are big data. We aren’t just 175 pounds of meat and bone. We aren’t just piles of hydrogen and carbon and oxygen. What makes us all different is how it’s all organized and that is information.
We can no longer treat people based on simple numbers like weight, pulse, blood pressure, and temperature. What makes us different is much more complicated than that.
Congratulations to Natera—our portfolio company who is the leading innovator in prenatal genetic testing! Yesterday they announced a major deal with Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading diagnostic information services company. Quest Diagnostics will offer physicians access to Panorama™, the new non-invasive prenatal test developed by Natera. (Read the Quest Press Release) Panorama uses […]Read More
February 20, 2013 source: the original post by Ed Silverman appeared in Pharmalot As drug development and diagnostics increasingly converge, the advent of personalized medicine is increasing all the time. Of course, we are not quite there yet, but the advent of electronic medical records and the genome are inching us closer all the time. But […]Read More
September 9, 2011 source: originally published in the San Francisco Business Times Gene Security Network’s race to develop safer, more accurate prenatal test is all business for Matt Rabinowitz — and it’s personal. A relative of Rabinowitz, Gene Security Network’s CEO, took a blood test for the likelihood of Down’s syndrome in her unborn baby and […]Read More
July 1, 2011 source: Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News by Brad Webb Rapid Transition from Laboratory Discoveries to Commercialization Is Transforming Healthcare It’s been less than a decade since a full human genome was sequenced, but already there is talk that the promise of genomics-inspired personal medicine is not being realized. I couldn’t disagree more. […]Read More
November 1, 2010 source: Gene Security Network (download the pdf press release) REDWOOD CITY, CA – November 1, 2010 – Gene Security Network, Inc. (GSN) today announced the closing of its $12M Series C financing. The financing round was led by Sequoia Capital and included Claremont Creek Ventures, Founders Fund, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. GSN […]Read More
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