Ohio State’s James Cancer Hospital joining Big Data approach to fighting cancer

Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute has entered a research collaborative with Moffitt Cancer Center and its for-profit subsidiary, M2Gen, to apply Big Data to genetic and clinical information to speed discovery of better diagnoses and cures.

The Oncology Research Information Exchange Network – called ORIEN – will build on Tampa, Florida-based Moffitt’s existing nationwide database of 100,000 patients who have consented to donate tissue samples and clinical records.

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Originally published May 28, 2014.

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