FierceBiotech IT's editorial and sales teams are in Boston this week to meet with industry leaders at a variety of venues in the hub.
NextBio has opened a new chapter for its genetic data analysis platform, announcing that the company has moved downstream in the R&D process with its NextBio Clinical offering.
Drugmakers have failed to gain the trust of most consumers on social networking sites, a new PricewaterhouseCoopers survey found.
The GAO report found that the FDA lacked a comprehensive list of its IT assets, on which the agency spent more than $400 million during fiscal 2011.
Stakeholders in the development of multiple sclerosis drugs have taken their fight against the neurodegenerative disease online with the launch of a virtual community.
Imagine a vast, collective "hive mind" that consumed, processed and disseminated all scientific knowledge instantaneously and ubiquitously, incorporating not only published works, but also raw data, analysis and other resources.
According to a Pharmalot report, Astellas Pharma of Japan made a 1,100% jump in social media buzz from last week to the previous week.
Foldit, the online video game in which players puzzle out protein structures, is now challenging them to work on tasks related to the design of protein drugs.
Major players in genomic research and mental health recently formed the CommonMind Consortium to analyze large-scale genomic data and make the findings publicly available to researchers online.
Google Ventures is boosting its internal expertise in data analytics, a sign that the web giant's VC group wants to deepen its presence in the growing Big Data field.
Amazon's late March deal with Uncle Sam to host a huge dataset of genomes has made waves in the technology world, as it marks yet another advance in the use of cloud computing to corral massive amounts of scientific data.
Wellcome Trust no longer wants to pay for medical research that ends up guarded behind a pay wall.
Fed up with outdated models for finding new treatments that have missed the mark, drugmakers and other public health stakeholders have ignited open source efforts to discover drugs.
The New York Genome Center has won a grant to fuel its ambitious plans to establish one of the country's leading genomics institutes in Manhattan.
Radiant Sage has emerged in recent years as one of the software companies to watch in clinical trials image management.
The key to getting kids to openly engage and share data in pediatric clinical trials could lie in one of their favorite things--computer games.
Pharma companies are buying the popular tablets by the thousands, doling them out to sales reps and executives alike.
The Swiss drug giant is zeroing in on the diabetes community with the recent launch of a page on the social networking site called Diabetes Nest.
Apple is reaping the rewards of the popularity of its technology among life sciences companies, according to a new survey.