Moving Towards Personalised Medicine with Big Data Strategies

  The use of Big Data strategies is thought to have the potential to help physicians and scientists move closer to treating individuals, rather than diseases. Developing treatments that are tailored to an individual’s history and sensitivities presents many challenges, and will only be possible within a digital health care system. An article from 20 January 2011 in the U.S. News & World …

Roche speak at Exploratory Clinical Development World #ecdworld

I was at Exploratory Clinical Development World yesterday listening to Andreas Wallnoefer Global Head of Roche Pharma Research & Early Development (pRED) discuss the key technologies that have increased the body of knowledge for drug discovery. The three technologies he discussed were: Genes. Gene sequencing has given us an understanding of the genetic basis of disease and the impact of …