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Elsevier and Illumina: A meeting of mind and spirit

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

One of the strongest arguments for using the molecular biology modeling tool Pathway Studio is the rich content underlying its knowledge database. This was driven home recently in a conversation with the DNA/RNA sequencing company Illumina. (more…)

Building models for rare diseases

Posted on June 2nd, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

We continue the series of stories about the exciting collaboration between the UK charity Findacure and Elsevier. Findacure’s mission is to empower rare disease patient groups, facilitate treatment (more…)

Using Text Mining to Find Treatments for Rare Diseases

Posted on May 5th, 2016 by in Pharma R&D

When you compare PubMed search results for rare diseases, such as “congenital hyperinsulinism” (767), schwannomatosis (250) or “Mabry syndrome” (34), to that of “diabetes” (542,987), “heart attack” (217,694) or “obesity” (237,307), the disparity in attention becomes much more obvious. (more…)

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