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High Throughput Screening
Researchers are finding value, productivity, and hits in the much maligned technology.

Up Front

IT-Enabled Personalized MedicinePersonalized medicine proponents discuss what wisdom health-IT brings to the movement.

2009’s Future for Pharma
James Greenwood talks about pipelines, stem cells, and a free market health care system.

Coming Event: The 2009 Bio-IT World Expo
The event features breakthroughs in semantic technologies, high performance computing, and more.

Conducting Clinical Trials in Emerging Markets
Insights Outlook |A new report highlights the market for clinical trials in Eastern Europe. BY al doig


Computational Biology

Imaging Informatics
Eugene Myers prepares to BLAST off again.

Building Integrative Biology at Boehringer Ingelheim
David de Graaf finds a new home and focus in integrative biology.

Computational Development

Target Programming at Pfizer’s BBCDavid Cox leads one of Pfizer’s “biotech-like” research units.


SC08 Showcases HPC Muscle Systems
IBM retains top spot on Top500 list, two systems top the petaflop, and quad-cores take over.

Clinical Research

2009 Predictions and Resolutions
Waife and Sirabella see “on-shoring” as a key trend for the New Year.

Streamlining Regulatory eCTD Publishing
Automated eCTD submissions can save companies time, money.

Three Key Ingredients to Cost-Effective Clinical Systems
CDISC ODM, Web-services, and the right business model smooths clinical trials.

Economic Development

BioQatar: A Splash in the Desert
The tiny Arabian principality is luring scientific entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and American universities to spur biotech development.

In Every Issue

Illumina Wins This Round on PointsFirst Base | Illumina sequencers are behind the 3 genomes published recently in Nature, but new solutions are on the horizon. By Kevin Davies

Super Models at IBM Summit
Russell Transcript | The IBM Modeling & Simulation Summit showcases the strengths and weaknesses of modeling. By John Russell

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