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Quest Diagnostics, IBM, Memorial Sloan Kettering, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard sales and marketing update

October 31, 2016 7:00 AM UTC

IBM and Quest launched the IBM Watson Genomics for sequencing and analysis of tumors’ genomic makeup and identification of therapeutic options. Doctors can use the service by sending patients’ solid tumor biopsy tissue to Quest for genomic sequencing of treatment-associated genes. Watson will use the sequencing data to identify therapies that potentially match patients’ tumor mutations. The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard will perform additional genome sequencing...