Not all patients are the same.
That idea is at the fast-beating heart of a company that was named IBM’s Global Entrepreneur of the Year at last week’s IBM SmartCamp finals. The New Jersey-based for-profit research group Coriell Life Sciences beat out some 1,200 other startups to claim the honor.
President and CEO Scott Megill spoke with Fast Company about how his company’s DNA mapping and tracking works, and how IBM’s Watson is making the process smarter–by analyzing 1,500 scientific papers a month.
The payoff for the company could be massive. According to a report issued last month by In-Demand Research, the value of the world genomics market was about $11.11 billion in 2013.
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