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Undisclosed Biotech to Use Pharsight Knowledgebase Server

NEW YORK, May 29 (GenomeWeb News) - Pharsight said last week that "a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry" has licensed the Pharsight Knowledgebase Server, a data repository for managing modeling and simulation data.


The new customer will also upgrade its existing licenses of WinNonlin, Pharsight's tool for non-compartmental analysis of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data, the company said.


Pharsight said that it has now signed 17 PKS agreements with pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms.


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