Life at Color — Meet Lindsey Baab (Software Engineer)

January 28, 2020

Lindsey Baab is a software engineer on the Color team, writing code that powers our leading population genomics platform. Today, Lindsey discusses starting her engineering career at Color, where she has the opportunity to own more projects than the average new graduate engineer.... Read More

Color News from JPM 2020

January 16, 2020

Color made a number of exciting announcements at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2020 this week, including a new funding announcement, a new partnership with Sanford Health, completion of the largest clinical genomics program with Northshore Health, awards from Fierce... Read More

New Color Analysis: Patients At Risk for Diabetes Miss Crucial Screenings In Clinic

January 14, 2020

Our analysis found of those at risk for Type 2 Diabetes, 13% had not been screened for the condition in clinic, despite having visited in the last 3 years. Of that group, 86% had an ADA score of 5 or higher and 14% were pre-diabetic. Traditional diabetes screenings in clinic are... Read More

NorthShore and Color complete delivery of clinical genomics in routine care to 10,000 patients in…

January 13, 2020

A year after Color and NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) announced their partnership to integrate clinical genomics into routine primary care, the two organizations have completed the largest U.S. genomics program to date. The partnership will expand in 2020 to 30... Read More

Color & Sanford Health to Scale Leading Genomics Program, Imagenetics

January 10, 2020

Color and Sanford Health, the nation’s largest rural not-for-profit health care system, today announced together they will strengthen and scale Sanford’s leading genomics program, Imagenetics. Sanford Health and Color will build on the success of Imagenetics and provide... Read More

Genetics 101: Understanding the basics of genetics

January 7, 2020

By now, you’ve probably heard of genetic testing, even if it wasn’t something you learned about in school. With so many options now available, it’s important to understand the basic components of what is being tested and how to make sense of the results you receive. With... Read More

Using Low Coverage Whole Genome Sequencing (lcWGS) to Calculate Accurate Polygenic Scores Across…

December 12, 2019

Over the past year, we have worked closely with Drs. Sekar Kathiresan and Amit V. Khera to launch the Color Genetic Score Study, a research effort that makes polygenic scores available to Color participants for the first time. Recently, the peer-reviewed journal BMC Genome... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Carmen Lai (Data Scientist)

December 10, 2019

Carmen Lai is a Data Scientist on the Color team, building statistical models that help inform product improvements and increase the efficiency of our scientists. Today, Carmen shares her path to Data Science and how her work is helping Color be a leader in implementing... Read More

Why Return of Results Matters

December 5, 2019

Returning genetic results to research participants leads to more successful research programs. In October, Color and Verily announced a partnership to return actionable genetic information to the participants of the Project Baseline Health Study. The partnership was not only a... Read More

Color Partners with Teamsters to Increase Access to Healthcare

December 3, 2019

Color’s partnership with the Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund of Philadelphia and Vicinity will break down traditional barriers to precision healthcare. Color and the Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund of Philadelphia and Vicinity today announced a partnership that unlocks... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Michael Doney, MD, MPH, MS (Head of Medical Affairs)

November 21, 2019

Michael Doney, MD, MPH, MS is Color’s Head of Medical Affairs and works to ensure “patients and providers are getting everything they can out of Color.” We sat down to hear about his work at the CDC in outbreak response and how his clinical experience as a physician... Read More

‘A focus on education and empathy’: Genetic Counseling Awareness Day 2019

November 14, 2019

Genetic Counselor Awareness Day is Thursday, November 14, 2019. Genetic Counselor Awareness Day is dedicated to raising awareness and interest about genetic counselors and helping the public understand the important and supportive role genetic counselors play in healthcare. To... Read More

Latest Color Publications, Research, and News

November 6, 2019

Fall 2019 In this quarter’s recap of Color’s latest news, we’re sharing details about our recent grant from the National Institutes of Health, a partnership with Verily, a new population health program at Ochsner, a new employer partner in Alaska as well as an exciting... Read More

Color Makes Polygenic Scores Available to Participants Through New Study

October 17, 2019

Today, we are excited to announce our new Genetic Score Study, a research effort that makes genome-wide polygenic scores available to Color participants for the first time. These scores are a new kind of genetic analysis that integrate information from millions of changes in DNA... Read More

Color at ASHG 2019

October 15, 2019

Hello Houston! The Color team just touched down in Texas and we are excited for another great week of talks, posters, meetings, and discussions about all things genetics. We hope to see you at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. Come and stop by, we are... Read More

Color and Verily Partner to Return Actionable Genetics to Project Baseline Health Study Participants

October 10, 2019

Today we are announcing a new partnership with Verily to return actionable genetic information to all Project Baseline Health Study participants. The partnership demonstrates a commitment by Verily and Color to further research while also recognizing an ethical responsibility... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Kiril (Software Engineer) – Color

September 17, 2019

Tell us about yourself and what got you into Engineering. I grew up in Bulgaria and was 11 years old when I first started coding. My dad was a butcher, and he wanted me to do something more applied so he signed me up for programming courses. We didn’t have a computer in our... Read More

Salesforce and Color Expand Partnership – Color

September 7, 2019

During Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month we not only raise awareness of these cancers, but also work to turn awareness into action. So as we begin these important months, we are thrilled to announce the expansion of our partnership with Salesforce.... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Tony (Robotics Engineer)

July 8, 2019

Tony (Color Robotics Engineer) Tell us about yourself. I have a degree in Biochem and Molecular Biology from UC Davis and have a passion for craft brewing. After graduation I was living in Sacramento, when tragedy struck — my house caught fire and burnt down. We lost... Read More

Jefferson Health and Color: Advancing Precision Health Through Clinical Genomics and Richer Data

June 20, 2019

At Color we are using data-driven healthcare to make it easier for institutions to efficiently and effectively serve large populations. Our work with one of Philadelphia’s largest employers, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, illustrates what implementing... Read More