Sinequa

AstraZeneca Success Story with Sinequa: Cognitive Search and Analytics Platform

As a leading biopharmaceutical company, ever wonder how you could unify your siloed data across geographies and business units to extract valuable & contextual insights? For AstraZeneca, accuracy, efficiency, and real-time results and insights were priorities to foster cooperation in R&D, drive innovation, accelerate research, catalyze drug repositioning and shorten drug time-to-market. This IDC case study report “Agile Information Discovery at …

Bluebee

White paper: Bluebee Data security and compliance

Bluebee offers a global bio-informatics platform to process, analyze, share and store genomics data. With a private cloud service, Bluebee supports users in clinical diagnostics, therapeutics and research with advanced analytics for genomic data driven medicine. Designed for cross-functional teams of clinicians and life science researchers the Bluebee platform effectively centralizes and manages genomics data processes and storage. Bluebee’s multi-layered …

CIRM blog

Meeting the scientists who are turning their daughter’s cells into a research tool

There’s nothing like a face-to-face meeting to really get to know someone. And when the life of someone you love is in the hands of that person, then it’s a meeting that comes packed with emotion and importance. Last week Gay and Steve Grossman got to meet the people who are working with their daughter Lilly’s stem cells. Lilly was …

CIRM

Patient Advocate Leads Drive to Add Rare Diseases to CIRM’s Stem Cell Bank

November 1, 2016 Oakland, CA – Christina Waters is a rare kind of person: creative, compassionate, and committed to creating change. Now she is using those rare talents to help children battling rare diseases. She is helping add blood and skin samples from these children to be turned into stem cells and used as a resource for researchers to better understand …

Intel

Intel’s Insights from BioData World Congress 2016

One of our sponsors at BioData World Congress– Intel, prepared a post- event article with insights on the most burning topics that were discussed last week. Last week I was pleased to join a host of partners, customers and industry experts at the leafy Genome Campus in Cambridge, UK, for this year’s BioData World Congress. As one of the world’s leading …

Trials supported by electronic health records

Trials supported by electronic health records – a game-changer for study design and execution Professor Martin Gibson will be revealing the secrets of the successful delivery of GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) real world Salford Lung Study at BioData World Congress 2016 on 26 October in Cambridge. Widely recognised as the first study of its kind globally, the Salford Lung Study is a …

DNA Digest

Interview with Head of ELIXIR’s Human Genomics and Translational Data

Our supporting partner DNAdigest got in touch with one of our speakers at BioData World Congress– Serena Scollen, Head of Human Genomics and Translational Data at ELIXIR. Serena will be speaking about maximising opportunities to use human genomics data and about how ELIXIR enables this through European collaborations. We want to share some snippets of the interview and you will be able to access …

Rare diseases

Sharing the mission to conquer rare diseases

Closer collaboration between pharmaceutical companies and patient organizations will accelerate drug development At an ever-quickening pace, biopharmaceutical companies and patient advocacy groups are banding together to hasten development of new drugs for rare diseases. Advocacy groups rely on their partners for financial and scientific support while providing access to repositories of patient data – the key to understanding rare diseases …

An insight into NIH’s Big Data to Knowledge project

DNAdigest– official supporter of BioData World Congress USA, interviewed Phil Bourne – Associate Director for Data Science at the National Institutes of Health about the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) project. What is Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K)? “BD2K is an NIH program across 27 institutes of about 110 million dollars a year. The program focus is on the challenges emerging in data across biosciences, …

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 …