CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Bayer is in the process of deploying an internal data-sharing platform that the company intends to become a single point of reference for all patient genotype and phenotype data in its biomarker-driven translational research.

Called PORTIN, which stands for Portal for Translational Data Integration, the system allows researchers working on Bayer-funded projects to search across studies, biomarkers, cohorts, and samples in an effort to shorten trial recruitment time, save money, and facilitate data reuse.

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