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Biomarker discovery & validation – How to effectively manage data to maximize odds of projects succeeding

The ability to find and validate novel biomarkers rests on a combination of data available from literature sources, highly qualitative high-throughput data and unbiased analysis. The approaches used by research groups can be broadly classified as Data driven, Knowledge driven and Integrated. Out of the three, the integrated approach is likely to yield the best…Continue Reading…

Patent protection, trade secrets &/or open innovation in the successful path towards personalization of medicine

Traditionally, medicine relied on information such as family history, environment, behaviors and simple tests to tailor health care to patients. New discoveries are now enabling a unique and deeper understanding of individuals on a molecular level which are increasingly being translated into inventions with the potential to prevent, manage and cure a larger number of…Continue Reading…