CGDS Wins 3 Awards Worth $7.5k at Hack4NF

In late 2022, CGDS, in collaboration with Dr. Deeann Wallis lab, participated in a hackathon organized by the Children’s Tumor Foundation to tackle challenges with Neurofibromatosis disease. Here’s the presentation from the hackathon to learn more about the project.

In response to the ground-breaking work, Hack4NF organizers awarded three prestigious awards to our team.

  1. Winning team for Challenge-II: Devising in silico strategies to prioritize likely pathogenic NF1 germline variants.

2. Awarded Incubation award to work with the foundation to further develop methods for practical use in a clinical setting.

3. Third award for best overall use of the Hack4NF data platform.