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Sinequa Launches Free COVID Intelligent Insight
| Bio-IT World  In an open letter to the scientific medical community yesterday, Alexandre Bilger, CEO at Sinequa, announced COVID Intelligent Insight, an open, free, and collaborative scientific search portal to gather the most useful and relevant information related to the virus. more

Coronavirus Solutions: High Performance Computing, Testing, Clinical Trials Tools, Nursing Solutions, and More
| Bio-IT World | The biotech and life sciences communities are rallying around the scientific challenges presented by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Here we gather the latest efforts, updates and tools made available to and for the bio-IT community including the updated SARS-CoV-2 genome browser, COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, BGI’s testing efforts in Israel, Sema4’s testing efforts in New York and Connecticut, and more. more

Seqster, Pryzm, Apple Tracking Symptoms, Spread, And Coronavirus Data
| Bio-IT World   Last week, several groups released COVID-19 screening tools or symptom checkers to help track the spread of the virus, help people make decisions about when to receive care, and track trends. Apple and Seqster both launched symptom trackers in the United States. launched internationally to track symptoms and share data, and the TwinsUK study launched a COVID-19 symptom tracker and research study using a cohort of twins. more

Oxford Nanopore, Lifebit Biotech, Sinequa, And More: News From March 2020

Bio-IT World March featured exciting new, products, and partnerships from around the bio-IT community from innovating companies, organizations, and universities, including Oxford Nanopore, Lifebit Biotech, Sinequa, and more.


New Virtual Reality Tool Simplifies Structure-Based Drug Design

Bio-IT World | A virtual reality (VR) platform developed by researchers at the University of Bristol is allowing chemists, computational scientists and structural biologists to collaboratively design molecules like engineers create airplane components.


Building A File System To Keep Up With Genomics England’s Five Million Genomes Project

Bio-IT World When David Ardley took over the platforms function at Genomics England, he inherited “quite a challenging storage environment,” he told Bio-IT World. Genomics England expected to host over 140 petabytes of genomic data by 2023, and the current storage couldn't keep up. The group chose WekaIO to build the new storage environment. 


Adaptive Biotechnologies, Microsoft Launch Immune Response Trial For COVID-19
| Bio-IT World Brief | Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft today announced they will leverage their existing partnership mapping population-wide adaptive immune responses to diseases at scale to study COVID-19 in a clinical trial to launch in April. more

BioTeam, NVIDIA, Globus, And More Offer Free Tools To Support Coronavirus Research
| Bio-IT World | Groups across the Bio-IT World community are offering their services and tools for free to teams working on coronavirus diagnostics and treatments. Offerings from BioTeam, Globus, NVIDIA, the Broad Institute, Rescale, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure all aim to speed work done on diagnostics and treatment. more

Matthew Trunnell On Data, Silos, COVID-19, And Advice To Himself 15 Years Ago

Bio-IT World  TRENDS FROM THE TRENCHES—Stan Gloss and Matthew Trunnell discuss how their views of data have changed over the past two decades, what technologies provided tipping points, where the next leaps will happen, and what we may have done differently with the benefit of hindsight. And, of course, a little bit about coronavirus. 


Independent Site Management Organisation Panthera prepares for COVID-19
| PRESTON, UNITED KINGDOM - Apr 6, 2020 - “The safety of clinical trial patients and staff is paramount. We are working with our clients in pharma and CROs to assess each trial to see if it needs to be suspended, delayed or if it can carry on in a way that is safe both for the clinicians and participants” commented Stuart Young CEO of Panthera the independent SMO more

Clareto Announces Partnership with Diameter Health to Streamline Insurance Processes
| RICHMOND, VA, UNITED STATES - Apr 6, 2020 -  Clareto, an innovator in acquiring electronic health data for insurance underwriting and claims processes, today announced its partnership with Diameter Health, developer of the leading platform for clinical data normalization and enhancement more

CluePoints Launches Complimentary COVID-19 Risk Management Package for Clinical Studies
| KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, US - Apr 6, 2020 - CluePoints, the premier provider of Risk-Based Study Execution (RBx) and Data Quality Oversight Software for clinical trials, today announced that it has launched a complimentary COVID-19 risk management package available to all at no cost more

BioIVT Opens New Blood Donor Center to Support Boston-area Research into COVID-19 Therapies, Vaccines and Diagnostics
| WESTBURY, NY - Apr 6, 2020 - BioIVT, a leading provider of research models and services for drug and diagnostic development, today announced the opening of its new blood donor center on the Tufts University campus in Medford, MA to support academic and pharmaceutical researchers involved in COVID-19, cell and gene therapy research more

AgileBio Launches a LIMS Package Addressed to COVID-19 Labs
| SAN DIEGO, CA, US - Apr 3, 2020 - AgileBio, a leading global provider of LabCollector LIMS solution that enhances research, testing & traceability to scientist teams announces new COVID LabCollector + Lab Service Management (LSM) Pack that will increase the speed and efficiency in COVID-19 tests management more

Spring Bank Provides Update on Business Operations & Clinical Program Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic
| HOPKINTON, MA, UNITED STATES - Apr 2, 2020 -  Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBPH), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for oncology and inflammatory diseases, today provided an update on the company’s business operations in response to and as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic more

The American Hospital Association and AVIA Launch New Tool to Support Members on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Crisis: Introducing the COVID-19 Digital Response Pulse
| CHICAGO, IL, UNITED STATES - Apr 2, 2020 - Today, the American Hospital Association (AHA) & AVIA are reaching out to all AHA members with a new tool for rapid, critical support to deal with COVID-19 more

AmoTx Now Offers Face Masks and PPE During Coronavirus Pandemic
| NY, NY, UNITED STATES - Apr 2, 2020 - The medical device provider AmoTx is now openly offering face masks for people in Europe and North America more

InSysBio to announce the release of its new database Cytocon DB 1.1
| MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Apr 1, 2020 - InSysBio, one of the world’s pioneers of Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) platform development and provision, has released its new Cytocon DB 1 more

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