ARTICLE | Strategy

Cause, Not Correlation

MMRF data will fuel discovery with artificial intelligence from GNS

June 4, 2015 7:00 AM UTC

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) is tapping into the computing power of GNS Healthcare Inc. to analyze patients' clinical, genome and transcriptome data with the goal of finding hidden variables that don't just correlate with the disease but may actually cause it.

The topline goal of the project is to find out what factors cause some patients to respond to treatment and others not, and use the information to identify drivers of the disease in the non-responders that could be exploited therapeutically...