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New Math Model Could Impact The Study Of Rapidly Evolving Diseases

Bio-IT World | Researchers at Florida State University have developed a computational model with the potential to change the way researchers approach population genetics and the spread of diseases that evolve quickly in response to different environments.


HPE Agrees to Buy Supercomputer Maker Cray for $1.4 Billion
| | Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has agreed to buy U.S. supercomputer maker Cray Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion as the firm works to become more competitive in high-end computing. more

A Bird's Eye View Of Data Consultancies

Bio-IT World | During a panel discussion at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, three data science consultants came together to discuss the intricacies of the industry they so often work with.


The Return On Investment Of Healthcare Compliance

Bio-IT World Contributed Commentary | Healthcare companies, especially in growth phase, must be able to demonstrate the ability to comply with the laws that control their business and to identify fissures in operations quickly. Entrepreneurs and investors should therefore view compliance as a competitive advantage that puts the company in a favorable position to avoid—and swiftly and effectively to tackle—potential regulatory challenges.


Medidata Launches Acorn AI For End-to-End Data Insights

Bio-IT World | Medidata Solutions has launched Acorn AI, a Medidata company dedicated to making "data liquid across the end-to-end lifecycle of a pharmaceutical and life sciences company—from research all the way to development and into post-market."


Bio-IT FAIR Data Hackathon 'Pushes The Needle' In Science

Bio-IT World | The Bio-IT World Conference & Expo recently hosted the third annual Bio-IT FAIR Data Hackathon, giving experts in life sciences and IT the opportunity to FAIR-ify a range of existing data sets.


GA4GH Launches ELIXIR Partnership, Diverse Driver Projects

Bio-IT World  In February, the 20th European nation signed the European Declaration, an effort to sequence and provide transnational access to at least one million human genomes by 2022—putting to rest any lingering doubts about the breadth of our data sharing challenges and the importance of international standards. The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health is at the forefront of the work.  


AI In Real-World Drug Discovery: The Experts Weigh In

Bio-IT World | An "AI in Practice" keynote panel session at the recent Bio-IT World Congress & Expo in Boston discusses the efficiencies machine learning is creating in drug development, as well as the overall AI strategy companies are still formulating.


Open Science Needs A Do-Over

Bio-IT World | In his keynote presentation during opening ceremonies of the 18th Annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, John Wilbanks, chief commons officer of Merck spinoff Sage Bionetworks, explained how the business of research has traditionally focused on producing academic papers, limiting the growth of scientific knowledge to "massive incrementalism" around a succession of magic-bullet solutions—microassays, human genome project, robotics and artificial intelligence and, most recently, open science.


WCG to Lead Educational Session on Implementing the Revised Common Rule at AAHRPP Annual Conference
TODAY | PRINCETON, NJ - May 20, 2019 - The WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™) announced today that David Borasky, MPH, CIP, its vice president, IRB Compliance will be leading an educational session on the revised Common Rule at the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc more

Wasdell Group strengthens offering with Honeywood acquisition
TODAY | - May 20, 2019 - The Wasdell Group (Wasdell), a leading outsourcing partner for companies in the pharmaceutical industry, has announced its acquisition of Honeywood Limited, a specialist manufacturer and packager located in Northampton, UK more

DNAnexus Appoints Scott Gibson as Chief Financial Officer
TODAY | MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, UNITED STATES - May 20, 2019 - DNAnexus, Inc., the leader in biomedical informatics and data management, today announced the appointment of Scott Gibson as Chief Financial Officer more

DNAnexus Appoints David Fenstermacher as Vice President of Precision Medicine and Data Sciences
TODAY | MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, UNITED STATES - May 20, 2019 - DNAnexus, Inc., the leader in biomedical informatics and data management, today announced the appointment of David Fenstermacher, PhD, as Vice President of Precision Medicine and Data Services more

Shimmer President to Discuss the Optimal Use of Wearable Sensors in Clinical Trials at Body Sensor Networks 2019 Workshop
| CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 18, 2019 - Shimmer, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications, today announced that Geoff Gill, president of Shimmer Americas, will be presenting at the Body Sensor Networks (BSN) ’19 pre-conference workshop entitled, “Using mHealth Technology to Enable the Clinical Trial of the Future more

MDI Biological Laboratory Receives $18 Million for Biomedical Research and Training
| BAR HARBOR, ME, UNITED STATES - May 16, 2019 - The MDI Biological Laboratory has received an award of nearly $18 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), an institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for the renewal of a grant to strengthen biomedical research and research training in Maine more

Lonza chooses Synpromics’ novel inducible promoter platform to manufacture biopharmaceuticals
| EDINBURGH, UK - May 16, 2019 - Synpromics Ltd, the leader in gene control, and Lonza Pharma & Biotech announce a partnership for the commercialisation of a number of inducible promoters to improve the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals more

Certara Appoints Dr. William F. Feehery as Chief Executive Officer
| PRINCETON, NJ - May 16, 2019 - Certara® the global leader in model-informed drug development, regulatory science, real-world evidence and market access services, announced today that it has appointed Dr more

ChargePoint Technology expands its commitment to UK with key appointment
| NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UNITED KINGDOM - May 16, 2019 -  Contained and sterile transfer solutions expert, ChargePoint Technology, continues its growth plans with the strategic appointment of Stephen Eastick as UK Sales Manager more

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September 22-25, 2014 • Vienna, Austria

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