Thursday, March 14, 2013

Ion Torrent for Masses

IEEE Spectrum publishes an article on Ion Torrent genome sequencing approach and the company Founder and CEO Jonathan Rothberg. Ion Torrent's pH sensor is quite similar in technology to image sensors. Written in a popular manner, the article talks about the market, compares Ion Torrent's approach with competitors and more.

"Last March, a study from the insurance company UnitedHealth Group predicted that spending on genetic tests will skyrocket from about $5 billion in 2010 to between $15 billion and $25 billion in 2021."

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