A 26-year-old founded a medical startup – the same year he lost nearly half of his sight

Kevin Choi, CEO of Medi Whale, said he firmly believes his diagnosis was “no coincidence.” Medioil As a ROK Marine who underwent grueling training as part of his national service, Kevin Choi had “no doubt” about his health. “I’m very nearsighted, but I still think I’m very healthy,” Choi told CNBC Make It. But that … Read more

A deep learning tool identifies mosaic mutations that cause disease

Genetic mutations cause hundreds of unsolved and untreatable disorders. Among them, DNA mutations in a small percentage of cells, called mosaic mutations, are very difficult to detect because they are present in only a small percentage of cells. While examining the 3 billion bases of the human genome, current DNA mutation detectors are not well … Read more