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Novartis Out of RNAi Research
| Forbes | Novartis bows out of RNAi research, the second big pharma to do so. more

Broad Claims Patent on CRISPR Technology
| Bio-IT World News Brief | The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this morning issued the first patent to cover CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, awarding the Broad Institute a patent for a version of the CRISPR-Cas9 system used to modify the DNA of mammalian cells. more

In Last Sprint to Product Launch, Edico Genome Hints at Massively Accelerated Informatics
| U-T San Diego | San Diego-based Edico Genome is working on a chip-based system, the Dragen Wavefront Processor, to perform first-line analysis of genetic information in a fraction of the time required by the fastest current methods. more

Bio-Rad Picks Up GnuBIO, Droplet-Based Sequencing
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Bio-Rad has acquired GnuBIO, a next-generation droplet-based DNA sequencing technology. GnuBIO's DNA sequencing solution integrates the entire sample preparation workflow on a chip. more

Duke's Plans for the Soon-to-be Defunct Institute for Genome Sciences
| Duke Chronicle | Duke's plans for the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy were made public in late March--a formal dismantling July 1. more

AWS, Google, Microsoft Chop Cloud Prices
| Computerworld | A string of price cuts from Google, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft has further driven down the price of cloud computing. more

FDA Grants Breakthrough Status to Gene Therapy for First Time
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Celladon today became the first company to receive breakthrough status for a gene therapy treatment in development. The treatment, MYDICAR, is intended to reduce the risk of heart failure in patients with a deficiency of the enzyme SERCA2a. more

Aspera on Life with IBM, and Bio-IT World Expo Plans
| Bio-IT World | A few months after Aspera's acquisition by IBM, Bio-IT World caught up with Aspera CEO Michelle Munson, a Bio-IT World Conference & Expo speaker and exhibitor, to hear the latest on life at Big Blue and what’s new in Aspera’s pipeline.  more

India's Open Source Experiment Short on Funds, Talent
| Bio-IT World Roundup | More challenges for India's Open Source Drug Development project. The Indian Ministry of Science and Technology reportedly did not clear the cabinet note meant to extend funding for the Open Source Drug Discovery project and the project is facing a serious talent shortage. more

Mouse Models, Wayward Trials, and New Guidelines
| Bio-IT World Roundup | A March 26 Nature comment is getting press today. Steve Perrin, chief scientific officer at the ALS Therapy Development Institute in Cambridge, Mass., is frustrated with the mouse models driving ALS research. more

New Life for Cancer Immunotherapy
| Technology Review | Data presented at the American Association of Cancer Researchers (AACR) event over the weekend heralded the revival of cancer immunotherapy. more

Annual IT Worker Salary Survey Released
| Computerworld | Computerworld released its 2014 Salary Survey for tech workers today. Compared with last year, salaries inched up slowly, but with more employees seeing increases. more


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2014 will see Qlucore and Nebion AG working together to promote their two products Qlucore Omics Explorer and Genevestigator more

Titian Software to Preview Latest Version of its Leading Sample Management Software, Mosaic, at BioIT World
TODAY | LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Apr 16, 2014 - Titian Software (www.titian.co.uk) has announced that it will preview Mosaic 6.0, the latest and most advanced version of its established sample management software, at BioIT World in Boston, MA (29 April – 1 May 2014), booth #353 more

Certara Acquires Specialty Contract Research Organization Synchrogenix
| ST. LOUIS, MO - Apr 15, 2014 - Certara™, the leading technology-enabled drug development and drug safety consultancy, announced today that it has acquired specialty contract research organization (CRO) Synchrogenix Information Strategies Inc more

iRODS 4.0 release brings popular data management tool to wider audience
| CHAPEL HILL, NC - Apr 14, 2014 - Chapel Hill, NC – The iRODS Consortium today announced the release of iRODS 4.0, a sustainable and production-oriented version of the iRODS (integrated Rule-Oriented Data System) data management platform more

NovoPath Debuts Web Portal for Patient Access to Test Result Reports
| PRINCETON, NJ - Apr 14, 2014 - NovoPath introduces a customizable web portal to its NovoPath anatomic pathology laboratory information system (APLIS), helping customers efficiently comply with new legislation requiring labs to provide direct patient access to reports more

KCR Launches New Service Company: KCR Placement
| WARSAW, POLAND - Apr 14, 2014 - Warsaw - 14 April 2014 - European Clinical Research Organization (CRO), KCR, is pleased to announce the launch of its new business enterprise: KCR Placement more

Definiens Sponsors the World Wide Clinical Validation of the Immunoscore
| MUNICH, GERMANY - Apr 7, 2014 - Definiens, the global leader in image analysis for digital pathology and diagnostics, announced today that it has signed an agreement with INSERM Transfert to sponsor the worldwide consortium for the validation of the Immunoscore, a new approach to cancer therapy that has been called "transformational more

BridgeHead Introduces Latest Version of Health Data Management Solution
| WOBURN, MA, UNITED STATES - Apr 9, 2014 - BridgeHead Software, a leader in healthcare data management, today announced the latest release of its Healthcare Data Management (HDM) solution with a new DICOM Archive Browser (DAB) and increased Cloud support, most notably support for the open Cloud storage standard SWIFT more

Rho Shares Lessons Learned in Rescuing Clinical Trials
| CHAPEL HILL, NC, UNITED STATES - Apr 8, 2014 - Rho Shares Lessons Learned in Rescuing Clinical TrialsRescue trial experts discuss red flags, tips for selecting an effective CRO As a first-class provider of clinical trial rescue services, Triangle-based contract research organization (CRO), Rho, is often called upon to resolve issues when clinical research studies do not go as planned more

Terascala Shows Strong Financial Momentum in 2014
| BOSTON, MA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - Apr 7, 2014 - Terascala, the fast data company, today announced record OEM sales for the first quarter of 2014 and sequential increases in total sales for the last four quarters more



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