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Executive Conversations: Unlocking the potential of integrated diagnostics with Jonathan Usuka of REALM

Executive Conversations: Unlocking the potential of integrated diagnostics with Jonathan Usuka of REALM

Digital transformation in medicine is paving the way for innovation across healthcare disciplines, and integrated diagnostics is one area seeing significant breakthroughs. Dan Sheeran, General Manager of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Amazon Web Services (AWS), sat down with Dr. Jonathan Usuka, Chief Strategy and Informatics Officer at REALM, to understand the drivers behind healthcare’s […]

Simplifying Multi-modal and Multi-omics Analysis with AWS for Health *New AWS for Health Guidance: Multi-modal and Multi-omics*

Simplifying Multi-modal & Multi-omics Analysis with AWS for Health

New AWS for Health Guidance: Multi-modal and Multi-omics The new era of personalized health relies on data to guide more customized patient treatments, therapeutics, and diagnoses. Genomics sits at the core of personalized health, and by taking into account the individual variability among people and diseases, clinicians can create more personalized care journeys and targeted treatments. […]

GxP Continuous Compliance on AWS

GxP Continuous Compliance on AWS

In today’s fast changing digital landscape in the cloud, besides advancing innovative solutions, many customers’ priority is on reducing risks related to regulations and compliance standards. Risk has traditionally been one of the reasons for slower change release cycles in validated systems. Organizations in the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry are looking at ways to […]

Executive Conversations: Completing the Human Reference Genome with Leaders of the Telomere-to-Telomere (T2T) Consortium

Executive Conversations: Completing the Human Reference Genome with Leaders of the Telomere-to-Telomere (T2T) Consortium

Karen Miga, PhD, associate director of the University of California Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, and Adam Phillippy, PhD, senior investigator at the National Human Genome Research Institute, join Ankit Malhotra, PhD, Genomics Lead, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services (AWS), to discuss how their team leveraged technological advancements to assemble the first complete human reference […]

Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 2

Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 2

Introduction Training medical computer vision (CV) models requires a scalable compute and storage infrastructure. Training a medical CV model is unique compared to training a CV model in other domains, as we described in the first part of this blog series. In this second post, we show you how we scale a medical semantic segmentation training […]

Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 1

Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 1

Introduction Computer vision (CV) and machine learning (ML) has been playing an increasingly import role in the field of medical imaging and radiology in the past decade. CV is the field that uses computers and programs to replicate human vision abilities such as recognition, classification, detection and measurement. Thanks to the advancement of deep learning […]

AstraZeneca’s Drug Design Program Built using AWS wins Innovation Award

AstraZeneca’s Drug Design Program Built using AWS wins Innovation Award

At the 20th anniversary of the Bio-IT World Conference, held in Boston, in May 2022, AstraZeneca received the BioIT World Innovative Practice Award for its novel Augmented Drug Design Platform, built on AWS. Biopharma R&D productivity and success rates have been an industry-wide challenge, with the drug discovery process often compared to finding a needle in […]

Bio-IT World 2022—From Migration to Innovation: The Journey to What’s Possible

Bio-IT World 2022—From Migration to Innovation: The Journey to What’s Possible

At AWS, we often talk about the Art of What’s Possible. What would it look like to use machine learning and quantum compute to run advance protein folding algorithms? What would be possible if researchers could use high-performance compute to analyze and make Cryo-EM data accessible to the wider community? And the question that motivates us—what […]

Get ready for re:MARS: The Healthcare and Life Sciences guide to re:MARS 2022

Get ready for re:MARS: The Healthcare and Life Sciences guide to re:MARS 2022

re:MARS is back! This year, re:MARS is happening in person from Las Vegas, NV from June 21-24, delivering cutting edge talks, demos, workshops, and networking opportunities, as well as a rich on-demand option for virtual attendees. The event is offering 100+ sessions spanning Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics, and Space tracks, with six of them focused […]

Finding enduring solutions to the evolving COVID-19 crisis

Finding enduring solutions to the evolving COVID-19 crisis

Blog guest authored by Bo Barnhart, Vice President of Translational Research at AbCellera In February 2020, AbCellera mobilized its pandemic response platform to find treatments for COVID-19. Supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS), AbCellera discovered two antibody treatments, bamlanivimab and bebtelovimab, for COVID-19 in a year, breaking records to keep pace with an evolving pandemic. […]