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iCAPTURE Licenses IO's Sentient for Integrating Heart and Lung Research Data


NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - IO Informatics said today that the James Hogg iCAPTURE Center, a member of the Providence Heart + Lung Institute at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, has signed a multi-year site-wide license for the use of its Sentient data-integration platform.
 
The iCAPTURE (Imaging, Cell Analysis, and Phenotyping Toward Understanding Responsive, Reparative, Remodelling, and Recombinant Events) Center will use Sentient to integrate and analyze data from several internal and external sources, IO said. 
 
IO said that its Sentient Suite allows users to manage, search, view, annotate, link, and share research data without any programming expertise.
 
Financial terms of the licensing agreement were not disclosed.

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