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To Aid with COVID-19 Efforts, PhenoTips Offers Free Cloud-Hosted Genomics Software

March 24, 2020

TORONTO, ON, CANADA - Mar 24, 2020 - PhenoTips, a leading provider of precision medicine software, has announced their efforts to support genomic research during the COVID-19 pandemic in a blog post released on their website. In the blog, they reveal that to assist genetic researchers and clinicians, individual accounts on their PhenoTips Cloud platform will be free for the next three months. 

PhenoTips Cloud is an online suite for data collection and analysis, featuring deep phenotyping and pedigree drawing capabilities. Accessible from anywhere with an internet connection, this tool is particularly useful for researchers and clinicians collaborating on cases remotely while working from home.

“We recognize that many hospitals are at the frontlines of the fight against coronavirus,” says Dr. Orion Buske, CEO of PhenoTips. “Resources are in high demand, so we feel it's our responsibility to make our tools accessible.”

About PhenoTips:  PhenoTips is a Toronto-based health software company that specializes in workflows for genomic medicine. Founded in 2014 out of a research project at SickKids Hospital and the University of Toronto, PhenoTips’ software was designed to solve the problems commonly faced in genetics workflows, using deep clinical phenotyping, pedigree drawing, and gene discovery. PhenoTips’ solutions are used in over 60 countries by leading hospitals and research institutions, such as Stanford Children’s Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital.