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Erasmus University Medical Center to Use Spotfire DecisionSite

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (GenomeWeb News) - The Erasmus University Medical Center, based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, said today that it has entered into a three-year bioinformatics collaboration with Spotfire.


Under the terms of the agreement, Spotfire's DecisionSite analytics software will be available to researchers and students at the medical center.


Erasmus MC and Spotfire said they plan to collaborate on the development of analytic tools for biomarker identification and pathway visualization, and will work together to integrate DecisionSite with other data sources, such as Ensembl from the European Bioinformatics Institute.


The organizations also intend to jointly "investigate the deployment of visualization methods in clinical research & diagnostics - especially where visual analytics can be used for personalized treatment of patients."


Financial terms of the agreement were not provided.

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