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NEWSBRIEF: Pharsight Inks Deal to Supply Aventis with Software and Support

SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 - Pharsight said today that it will supply software and support to Aventis Pharma for clinical development of four of the pharmaceutical company's drug candidates.


The multi-year deal caps a one year proof-of-product period where Pharsight applied modeling and simulation to an Aventis project, Pharsight said.


Aventis' software integrates its computer-based modeling of scientific, clinical, commercial, and financial information about a drug candidate to create models and simulations to help steer drug development.


Details of the agreement were not disclosed.


Pharsight said this was its largest customer deal to date.


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