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Data-Driven Technologies are Shaking Up the Drug Development Process

Posted on March 15th, 2019 by in Pharma R&D

For many, many years, the findings of scientific research were published in an always-growing collection of scientific journals that spun off into more and more specialized disciplines. Today’s scientists have to think far beyond scholarly journals subscriptions and wrestle instead with search strategies and informatics.

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Pharma Industry Players Work Together to Raise Awareness and Find Cures for Rare Diseases

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by in Pharma R&D

On February 28, events around the world are held in honor of Rare Disease Day, an annual occasion designed to raise awareness among the general public as well as among policy makers, government bodies, healthcare professionals and researchers. Rare diseases have become a major focus for cross-industry collaborations in recent years, and for good reason: (more…)

Unifying Data Standards to Promote Innovation

Posted on January 5th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

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Imagine that you are spending your days as a researcher in the life sciences, trying to use your skills, expertise and determination to do innovative, potentially life-saving work, but then you keep getting bogged down by the “busy work” of having to clean up data. (more…)

Pharma Companies United By a Need for Common Data Models

Posted on October 18th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

There is nothing that pharmaceutical companies guard more fiercely than their intellectual property. Devising and patenting the next big wonder drug is every company’s dream (more…)