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Digitizing The Pharma Research Value Chain For Faster Drug Discovery Through Precompetitive Collaboration
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Bio-IT World Contributed Commentary | The global pharmaceutical industry is at a crossroads. It is, therefore, imperative for pharma organizations to reimagine their research value chain, in order to accelerate product innovation, and boost molecule pipelines during the discovery stage.

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Stealthy Biotech Revives Stalled Parkinsons Drug Reveals Plans In Alzheimers and ALS
| Forbes | Denali Therapeutics, the stealthy South San Francisco biotech startup that raised $217 million last year to fight Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS, is finally lifting the curtain on its plans this morning. more

Obama’s science legacy betting big on biomedical science
| Nature News & Comment | Ambitious bids to map the brain and cure cancer have not boosted overall research funding. more

With $14 Billion Purchase Pfizer Signals That Cancer Drug Prices Will Remain High
| Forbes | Pfizer says it will purchase biotechnology upstart Medivation for $14 billion in cash. The main prize in the deal: Medivation's prostate cancer drug, Xtandi, which costs $120,000 a year. more

Mass Innovation Labs Host Space for Growing Biotech
| Bio-IT World “Something that the industry doesn’t really talk about is the cost of doing research,” says Amrit Chaudhuri, CEO of Mass Innovation Labs in Cambridge, Mass. Running a lab can cost hundreds of dollars per square foot, Chaudhuri says, but Mass Innovation Labs offers an alternative. more

Lies damn lies and CRISPR the legal battle escalates
| STAT | The gloves are off in the legal fight over CRISPR genome editing patents, as the latest documents filed in the case make clear. more

ExAC Project Pins Down Rare Gene Variants
| Nature News & Comment | Catalogue of genetic information from some 60,000 people reveals unexpected surprises - and highlights the need to make genomic data publicly accessible to aid studies of rare diseases. more

ARM pact Will Help Intel Woo Apple Into New Chip Deal
| Computerworld | The chances of Apple's using Intel's factories to have its iPhone and iPad chips made have just rocketed up. more

Spiking genomic databases with misinformation could protect patient privacy
| Nature News & Comment | Technique that adds noise to genetic data would enable much faster access to large data sets. more



Recipharm increases lyophilisation capacity in Italy
TODAY | MASATE, ITALY - Aug 26, 2016 - Recipharm, the contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has announced a €3.7 million investment to expand its lyophilisation capacity in Masate, Italy, in response to growing customer demand more

Bio-Rad Introduces an Assay Website That Allows Researchers to Identify or Design Their Own Droplet Digital™ PCR Assays
| HERCULES, CA, UNITED STATES - Aug 9, 2016 - Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb) today announced the launch of an assay website that allows droplet digital PCR (ddPCR™) users to locate existing assays or design new ones for mutation detection and copy number determination more

Bioclinica Enters Agreement to be Acquired by Cinven
| DOYLESTOWN, PA, US - Aug 23, 2016 - Bioclinica®, a provider of specialized technology-enabled services supporting clinical trials, today announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by Cinven, a leading international private equity firm more

MDI Biological Laboratory Scientists Awarded Patent for Potential New Heart Disease Drug
| BAR HARBOR, ME - Aug 23, 2016 - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that it will grant a patent to MDI Biological Laboratory scientists Voot P more

Is the virtual gene panel the way forward, asks Congenica at Dx Summit
| CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM - Aug 23, 2016 - Although the current practice of analysing defined gene panels for a specific disease has great utility, it is of limited benefit when a condition is not well defined more

PHARMA TECH FIRM EXPANDS US PRESENCE
| - Aug 19, 2016 - ZENITH Technologies is expanding its US presence by opening two new offices on the West Coast of the US to meet greater demand for its automation, process control and serialization technology support services more

MDI Biological Laboratory Receives Funds for Research on Nerve Damage
| BAR HARBOR, ME - Aug 17, 2016 - NIH Grant Will Support Studies on Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral NeuropathyBAR HARBOR, MAINE -- The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that it has received a grant of $456,500 over two years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the study of peripheral neuropathy more

Mizzou and Danforth Center Leaders to be Featured at the Conversations Program
| ST. LOUIS, UNITED STATES - Aug 17, 2016 - The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Conversations Series will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2016, at the Danforth Center, 975 N more

Business Consultant Ned Cloonan Joins MDI Biological Laboratory Board
| BAR HARBOR, ME - Aug 17, 2016 - BAR HARBOR, MAINE -- The Board of Trustees of the MDI Biological Laboratory has announced the appointment of Ned Cloonan of Greenwich, Conn more





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