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 …

Where is the person in personalised medicine?

Held at the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre with the support of the Babraham Institute, BIA, BioNow and the Pistoia Alliance, BioData World Congress is an unprecedented opportunity for leaders in genomics and personalised medicine to meet and discuss solutions in applying Big Data in personalised   medicine. Ethical considerations are a paramount concern when using and sharing genomic data. Ruth …

The World Cord Blood Congress is where experts like Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics's John Davies come to network, learn from each other, and discuss the latest cord blood strategies and technology.

Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics on Perivascular Tissue

John Davies, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics, presented at the World Cord Blood Congress 2013 on the topic, ‘Perivascular tissue: the source of MSCs in the human umbilical cord.’ John Davies presented during the conference segment focused on cold chain & engraftment efficiency. Other speakers who presented on similar topics included Cryo-Cell’s Chief Scientific Officer Linda …

Guest blog: Changes and challenges in pharmaceuticals

  This guest post was provided by Phil Yates, the trainer for the 3 Day MBA in Pharmaceuticals with Terrapinn Training. He is a specialist trainer providing mentoring and coaching support to managers across the globe. The global pharmaceutical market is growing steadily with sales reaching $1.08 trillion in 2011, representing a year-on-year increase of 7.8%. Growth in the mature …