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.