A brief overview of human cancer models

Why study cancer? There is hardly anyone on this planet who has not heard about cancer and has not been in touch with it in this one way or another. It looks like cancer has existed for as long as humanity remembers itself; the views ...

Global efforts to improve human genomic data access and reuse

Repositive is working alongside global organisations to provide the tools and best practices for data sharing in genomics research to help researchers help patients faster. Good data management is not a goal in itself, but rather is the key conduit leading to knowledge discovery and ...

Tolerating Intolerances: Life with a sensitive stomach

Introduction In search of data to add to our Microbiome collection, we have recently attended several events where researchers mentioned the connection of gut microbiota with human health and disease. This has been particularly useful in understanding how a microbiota-friendly diet can play a significant ...

Microbiome Forum in Amsterdam: some glimpses

Introduction As part of the Repositive team, I have recently attended the Microbiome forum in Amsterdam, that brought together academic, clinical and industrial researchers as well as business developers. In her previous post, Charlotte has already explained why studying microbiome is becoming more and more ...

What we didn't know about Cuba: interview with Prof Rolando Rodriguez

After a successful two weeks' visit earlier this year, the Repositive team welcomes back Prof Rolando Rodriguez this week for a further two months. Prof Rolando Rodriguez is leading the creation of Cuba’s national eHealth infrastructure - as a reference project for the WHO ...