Technology Solutions

CDC, Edico Genome partner on DRAGEN Hardware Platform

Monday, October 12, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, through the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Office of Advanced Molecular Detection (OAMD), and Edico Genome have entered into a research collaboration to evaluate the performance of Edico Genome’s DRAGEN hardware platform. The goal of this research collaboration is to evaluate the utility of the Edico Genome DRAGEN platform for public health and infectious disease applications. This collaboration also will focus on co-developing the databases, configurations and parameters to optimize the hardware platform for microbial applications.

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CRF launches website, eCOA Resource Hub

Thursday, October 8, 2015

CRF Health, a global provider of electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions for the life sciences industry, has launched its new website, www.crfhealth.com, which includes an online eCOA resource hub. The multimedia platform provides a wide range of webinars, e-books, articles and videos covering the effective implementation, management and scaling of eCOA technology for global clinical trials.

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Illumina launches genomics solutions for clinical research

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Illumina has launched the new TruSeq library preparation kits and Infinium arrays that enable researchers to explore genetic variation on a more comprehensive scale. The new additions to the application-driven portfolio address a broad range of genetic studies from whole exome to population and disease specific genotyping, leveraging the Illumina portfolio of genomic analysis systems.

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Illumina expands genomics analysis platform

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Illumina has announced several new additions to BaseSpace—a comprehensive cloud computing environment—with the launch of BaseSpace Professional and Enterprise Editions, fully integrated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solutions and advanced infrastructure upgrades.

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ProPhase, YPrime team to develop eCOA, other digital products

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

New York-based ProPhase, a global provider of measurement expertise in clinical trials, and Malvern, Pa.-based YPrime, a clinical trial software products and services company, have formed a strategic partnership to develop digital products that create new clinical trial standardization processes and tools, from trial design and patient selection to using data analytics to improve endpoints and study results.

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SBP launches website

Monday, September 28, 2015

A new website for SBP Digital Trust Consulting has launched as a resource for biopharmaceutical managers seeking guidance for a range of IT issues, including establishing secure global collaborations, improving workflows and meeting international regulatory IT requirements. The site lists a selection of prominent security, identity and access management (IAM) and technology consultants serving the biopharmaceutical and related industries.

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ERT expands centralized respiratory solutions

Monday, September 28, 2015

ERT, a Philadelphia-based global provider of patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, cloud analytics and workflow solutions, has expanded its line of centralized respiratory solutions for global clinical trials. The offering enables trial sponsors to improve investigative site performance, trial efficiencies and data quality by leveraging centralized data surveillance to support risk-based monitoring in respiratory clinical research.

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