Our patient genome data are safe

We store the patient genome data in a specially designed encrypted server that is not affected by the security problems experienced with the OUS hospital system

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NCG arranges meeting on a Nordic model for personalized medicine

You can see video from the plenary sessions from the pages of our partner The Biotechnology Advisory Board

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The NCGC projects gets international attention

As a common project in a national health service, it finds interest in Lancet, Nature and other media.

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Cancer is very complex

With ever deeper understanding of cancer biology, it becomes clear that all tumours are different, as are all patients, but a number of mechanisms are similar across cancers of different types. This creates problems and opportunities that need to be resolved.

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NCGC participates in bioinformatics benchmarking and implements consensus mutation analyses

Several NCGC groups are involved in the International Cancer Genomics Consortium, and our bioinformatics team, led by Eivind Hovig, has participated in the ICGC bioinformatics benchmarking study to provide us with international consensus pipelines for mutation scoring

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Norwegian 1000 genomes project

We have extracted all single germline variants in our patient cohort, and present their frequencies in a public database. This will benefit other researchers and clinicians needing to know if a rare variant is seen more commonly in the Norwegian population

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