Welcome to precisionFDA

Welcome to PrecisionFDA

A community platform for NGS assay evaluation and regulatory science exploration.

  • Write and publish rich notes describing your thoughts and your work
  • Attach any files, comparisons, or apps
  • Read what others are reporting and reproduce their workflows
  • Upload your own files on cloud storage
  • Generate files through running apps
  • Publish reference data or any other files
  • Browse other members' contributions
  • Quantify the similarity between two sets of genomic variants (VCF files)
  • Compare your own test set (for a given biospecimen) to established benchmark sets
  • Run mapping and variation calling pipelines or other Linux-based software apps on the cloud
  • Contribute your own software and scripts and let others explore them
Latest News and Announcements
The App-a-thon in a Box Challenge is now closed!
January 3rd, 2017
We would like to thank all the community members that participated in the PrecisionFDA App-a-thon in a Box Challenge! Read the closing remarks for this challenge here.

Stay tuned for more challenges in 2017!
Thank you for sharing your experience!
December 19th, 2016
PrecisionFDA would like to thank its community members that showcased their activities and innovation at the World Precision Medicine Congress on November 15, 2016 in Washington DC:

Gil Alterovitz (Harvard/MIT)
Brendan Gallagher (Sentieon)
Rachel Goldfeder (Stanford)
Deepak Grover (Sanofi)
Marghoob Mohiyuddin (Roche)
Jeffrey Staples (Regeneron)
Justin Zook (NIST)
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Now available: Press Kit with precisionFDA logos and community badges
Oct 19th, 2016
Optimizing Regulatory Oversight for Next Generation Sequencing Test
July 6th, 2016
In support of the White House’s Precision Medicine Initiative, the FDA issued two draft guidances that offer a streamlined approach to the oversight of ‘Next Generation Sequencing’ tests that detect medically important differences in a person’s genomic makeup.
Interview with Dr Taha Kass-Hout
Interview with the former FDA Chief Health Informatics Officer about precisionFDA
June 2nd, 2016

Community Participants
American Heart Association
Baylor College of Medicine
US House of Representatives
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Crystal Genetics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Human Longevity Inc.
Emory Genetics Lab
Broad Institute

Dr. Snehit Prabhu
Dr. Teri Klein
Dr. Lester Carter
Hans Nelsen
Rachel Goldfeder
Dr. Euan Ashley
Dr. Peter Tonellato
Dr. Russ Altman
Dr. Dennis P. Wall
Dr. Mark Wright
Mark Woon

The comparison framework uses open-source software by Real Time Genomics
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