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Five Ways Big Genomic Data Is Making Us Healthier

Thanks to continued advances in high performance computing and distributed data analytics, doctors and computer scientists are finding innovative new ways to use genetic data to improve our health.

Shane Corder, a senior HPC system engineer at Children's Mercy, shared his experiences with pediatric genomics during a keynote address at the Leverage Big Data conference in Florida this March. According to Corder, the hospital is gearing up to take advantage of the fast Illumina sequencers to help newborns who are suffering from genetic diseases.

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