At Novartis, Herrling Is the Genomics Go-To Guy | GenomeWeb

Naysayers may argue that genomics hasn’t had much impact on the way pharmaceutical companies do business, but Paul Herrling, head of corporate research for Novartis, begs to differ. “More than 50 percent of the targets that we’re working on are new ones that we’re fishing out of the genome,” he says. “The people who haven’t seen [changes from genomics] — they don’t have the sensory organs to see it.”

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