Genetics, BRCA and the Angelina Jolie Connection ➜

Angelina Jolie’s bold op-ed regarding her recent decision to undergo a mastectomy in the New York Times last Tuesday has sparked significant debate regarding the ... Read more ➜

Where Treatments Meet Genetics: Making Stratified Medicine a Reality in Scotland ➜

Earlier this week, we announced our part in the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS-IC), along with the healthcare and clinical research community in Scotland, ... Read more ➜

Using Hadoop for Lung Volume Calculation from Computed Tomography ➜

This post outlines an initial investigation into distributed image analysis with Hadoop. The investigation focuses on an imaginary case study – the calculation of lung ... Read more ➜

Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012: Improved management of chronic disease should be a priority for the NHS ➜

Hospitals are under pressure as increasing numbers of elderly people, a report by experts suggest. Dr Foster’s Hospital Guide 2012, launched last week, is the latest ... Read more ➜

The Genomics Revolution ➜

The recent Guardian article on genomics calls for “support from the NHS and better data collection” if the UK is not to lose out in ... Read more ➜

The NHS Mandate is a big step forward for technological innovation and collaboration in the UK. ➜

When health secretary Jeremy Hunt unveiled the NHS mandate – the first ever ‘contract’ between the government and the NHS Commissioning Board – last week, ... Read more ➜