Etexx Snaps up Garner Lab s Software to Mine Medline for Overloooked Drugs | GenomeWeb

In its search for new therapies for cardiovascular disease, Etexx Biopharmaceuticals plans to wield a mighty weapon: Medline. The 35-year old database of biomedical literature currently holds more than 4,600 journals and a total of 12.7 million records, with an additional 500,000 abstracts added every year. According to Etexx CEO Dede Willis, there’s a wealth of information in the venerable resource that has gone untapped because “there’s so much information available, that it’s a question of being able to assimilate it all.”

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