Renown Institute for Health Innovation (Renown IHI) is a collaboration between Renown Health – a locally governed and locally owned, not-for-profit integrated healthcare network serving Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California; and the Desert Research Institute – a recognized world leader in investigating the effects of natural and human-induced environmental change and advancing technologies aimed at assessing a changing planet.
Renown IHI research teams are focused on integrating personal healthcare and environmental data with socioeconomic determinants to help Nevada address some of its most complex environmental health problems; while simultaneously expanding the state’s access to leading-edge clinical trials and fostering new connections with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.
Utilizing Helix’s proprietary Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology and a uniquely personalized suite of DNA-powered products, research teams at Renown IHI will offer an additional 40,000 Nevadans the opportunity to have their DNA sequenced and participate in phase two of the study.
The Healthy Nevada Project is powered by Helix. By leveraging Helix’s world-class lab and high-quality DNA sequencing technology, we are able to provide you with insights about how your DNA impacts your overall wellbeing and what you can do about it. Helix also stores and protects your DNA information, so that as science evolves, you are able to easily access and continuously benefit from a lifetime of DNA insights.
Learn more about Helix, their population health programs, and explore other DNA-driven products at Helix.com.
Genome Medical is a leading telegenomics technology and services company, whose mission is to integrate genomics into everyday health care. We are the first nationwide medical practice focused on genetics and genomics, and our network of clinical experts provides comprehensive genetic services through telehealth consultations and agenomic care delivery platform. We help patients, physicians, health systems, payers and employers navigate the rapidly evolving field of genomics to improve health, diagnose and prevent disease, and lower the cost of care. Services include pre- and post-test counseling, test requisition, development of clinical action plans based on test results, and peer-to-peer consultations.
The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is a recognized world leader in basic and applied interdisciplinary research. Committed to scientific excellence and integrity, DRI faculty, students, and staff have developed scientific knowledge and innovative technologies in research projects around the globe. Since 1959, DRI’s research has advanced scientific knowledge, supported Nevada’s diversifying economy, provided science-based educational opportunities, and informed policy makers, business leaders, and community members. With campuses in Reno and Las Vegas, DRI is one of eight institutions in the Nevada System of Higher Education.