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Decode Licenses Pharsight s Drug-Modeling Software

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (GenomeWeb) - Pharsight announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Decode Genetics for its drug model explorer software.


No financial details were provided.


Pharsight is a Mountain View, Calif. -based provider of drug-discovery modeling tools. The DMX software platform enables users to build predictive models of the efficacy, safety, and other performance attributes of new drugs.

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