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How Greater Collaboration and Access to Data can Help Tackle Rare Diseases

Posted on November 1st, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

It is estimated that 30 million people in the United States alone are living with one of 7,000 rare diseases, this equates to 10% of the population. There is, however, little financial incentive for the pharmaceutical sector to develop new treatments for these diseases because of the small patient population each disease affects. Continue reading “How Greater Collaboration and Access to Data can Help Tackle Rare Diseases” »

Rare Disease Drug Repurposing Datathon Launching

Posted on September 28th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

Would you and your organization like to use your skills and expertise to help defeat rare diseases? On October 9, the Rare Disease Drug Repurposing Datathon is launching, offering data scientists a special opportunity Continue reading “Rare Disease Drug Repurposing Datathon Launching” »