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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. Continue reading “Using Text Mining to Find Treatments for Rare Diseases” »

A new relationship with Information

Posted on April 5th, 2016 by in Chemistry

Today, new drugs emerge from a diverse landscape of players that includes Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies, as well as Academia – a veritable ecosystem of innovation. The role of Academia in this ecosystem is unique. Continue reading “A new relationship with Information” »

ACS San Diego Focuses on Computers + Chemistry

Posted on March 10th, 2016 by in Chemistry

As I write this I am getting ready to travel to the 251st ACS National Meeting in San Diego, which starts this Sunday, March 13. I look forward to this year’s event which focuses on a theme that really resonates with me. Kenneth Merz, Jr., San Diego Thematic Program Chair for ACS notes that this year’s meeting: Continue reading “ACS San Diego Focuses on Computers + Chemistry” »

David Evans Presents: Catching up with Reaxys PhD Prize winner Dr. Hiroyuki Miyamura

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by in Chemistry

In a wide ranging interview, we find out what Reaxys PhD Prize Winner Dr. Hiroyuki Miyamura has been up to: Continue reading “David Evans Presents: Catching up with Reaxys PhD Prize winner Dr. Hiroyuki Miyamura” »

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