Molecular Health

Increasing activity from sequencing vendors and other new players, as well as a flurry of activity around clinical data analysis software and the commercialization of a number of open source tools were the key trends in the bioinformatics community in 2012.

MolecularHealth is working with SAP to help it speed up a software solution it is developing to help oncologists make better treatment decisions for their patients.

People in the News: Larry Lesko

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Lawrence Lesko, former director of the Office of Clinical Pharmacology at the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, has joined MolecularHealth as a scientific advisor.

MolecularHealth said this week that it has signed a five-year agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration under which the agency will "evaluate and refine" it's Molecular Analysis of Side Effects, or MASE, software, which supports mechanism-based drug safety assessment and

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Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

The University of Zurich's Ruedi Aebersold and his colleagues analyzed a dozen HeLa cell lines to find differences in gene expression, protein levels, and more.

In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.