Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.
Written by Carrie Ghose.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital gave a huge marketing boost to its software spinoff in the emerging field of gene sleuthing by winning a contest to help find what’s causing as-yet-undiagnosed genetic conditions in five patients.
Boston Children’s Hospital named the team from the Columbus hospital the $25,000 winner of its second Clarity challenge for best ways to analyze vast amounts of data from sequencing a patient’s entire genome– the 3 billion DNA base pairs that are strung through each human’s chromosomes.
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Originally published November 16, 2015.