TCS Digital AI

AI in Pharmacovigilance — Re-imagining the ICSR processing

Over the last few decades, we have seen a spurt of medicines approved by regulatory authorities which have necessitated an increase in the need for monitoring drugs. Pharmacovigilance, is an arm of medical science which deals with gathering, monitoring and assessing the safety of drugs. It has gained increased focus and prominence, over the last decade. It’s thus not a …

Interview: Veterans Affairs Precision Oncology Project

Our supporting partner DNAdigest got in touch with one of our speakers at BioData World Congress– Louis Fiore, doctor, scientist, manager, innovator at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Boston Massachusetts, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC). Louis will be speaking about the Precision Oncology Project at BioData World Congress USA 2016. We want to share some …

Leica Biosystems

From validation to practice: transforming pathology with Aperio Solutions

Using Digital Pathology for Frozen Section Intraoperative Consultation in an NHS Multi-Hospital Trust INTRODUCTION  Pathology Departments today are faced with many challenges in regards to effectively handling their workflow. More pathologists and technologists are retiring, while demand for specialist  pathologists is increasing. Hospital laboratories are being forced to consolidate services and are seeking tools that can help them effectively provide …

Diagnosis in neurosurgery

Remote intra-operative diagnosis in neurosurgery

Graham McHardy CSci FIBMS Department of Pathology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK   The introduction of digital slide scanning for remote reporting has restored an important service for patient healthcare at a Scottish hospital Telepathology is the process of digitising histological images for transmission electronically to remote centres, often for the purposes of diagnosis. Some telepathology systems employ robotic microscopes, which can be controlled remotely in order …

Algorics

Press-release: Mednet Solutions announces technology partnership with Algorics

May 19, 2016 Minnetonka, Minn. & Houston, Texas – MedNet Solutions, an innovative SaaS-based eClinical technology company that supports the entire spectrum of clinical research, and Algorics, a provider of cloud-based clinical analytics solutions and software for the global life sciences industry, today unveiled their strategic technology partnership designed to provide superior risk based monitoring (RBM) functionality to MedNet’s customers …

Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress 2016

It’s a Global Crisis: What the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance Wants to Do About AMR

   It’s a Global Crisis: What the Review on Anti-Microbial Resistance Wants to Do About AMR  After collaborating on a series of papers surrounding the growing health concern of drug-resistant infections, the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance released a final report this month, which outlined the steps and interventions this team of experts deems necessary for international progress. The facts and …

Abbot Laboratories Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Considerations in Purchasing a LIMS

Randy C. Hice | Abbot Laboratories Many scientific enterprises find themselves in need of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to replace an incumbent system, whether an existing commercial application, an amalgam of systems, or an in-house solution. Once the decision has been made, the selection and deployment of a new LIMS should move quickly and decisively. This white paper …

Preview agenda announcement - Americas Antibody Congress

Announcing the release of the preview agenda – Americas Antibody Congress

The preview agenda for Americas Antibody Congress 2016 is now LIVE. Download the preview agenda here > Join us in San Diego next May for an expanded two-day event and deeper content than ever before in: Antibody Engineering Oncology Infectious Diseases ADCs/Bioconjugates Download the preview agenda here to find out more about the content on offer > That’s four full …

Ajay Gautam of AstraZeneca spoke at BioPharma Mexico 2014

AstraZeneca’s Ajay Gautam on innovation in emerging markets

Last year’s BioPharma Mexico was a huge success, and we were excited to have Ajay Gautam, Executive Director and Head of Emerging Markets for AstraZeneca, as one of our speakers. Ajay has a broad experience in Big Pharma, start-ups, private equity, and venture capital with the last 7 years spent in the Emerging Markets of Latin America, Middle East, and Northern Africa. In …

Elsevier whitepaper

Meeting pharmacovigilance and medical device post-market surveillance requirements

Elsevier R&D Solutions for Pharma and Life Science: extracts from Elsevier’s whitepaper  THE FUNDAMENTALS OF MONITORING LITERATURE Monitoring literature for product citations would be an impossible task if not for modern research informatics solutions. Corporate, academic and government pharmaceutical and medical research facilities produce in excess of 20 terabytes of data per day. Even with only a fraction of this data …