• Browse By Topic

  • Recent Blog Entries

    • Beyond Genomics: Translational Medicine Goes Data Mining

    • We are fortunate to live in a time of growing life expectancy across most world populations, but this has also resulted in an increased prevalence of chronic diseases. Accounting for more than 70 percent of healthcare spending in the developed world, treatments for chronic diseases are typically costly, prolonged, and - in many cases - largely ineffective. This is further compounded by the extremely low probability - less than 10 percent - that a drug will make it from Phase 1 to approval during the course of a clinical trial. This statistic is disheartening not only ...
    • PerkinElmer Signals™ for Screening: Uniting High-Content Screens & Target-Based Assays

    • One Comprehensive Platform for High-Throughput and Phenotypic Screening Data.High Content Screening Data Analysis ChallengesFor pharma drug discovery, combining HCS with HTS is fast becoming the norm. But with the tremendous volume of data these methodologies produce, combining the two into a single platform has faced significant challenges, ranging from technical resources (a single phenotypic screen, for example, can produce a few terabytes of high resolution images), and siloed data (one of the greatest challenges facing the big data/data analytics industry today), to ...
  • Recent Highlights