Gene Network Sciences and Biogen Idec Pen Software Partnership
 
Gene Network Sciences said this week that it has entered into an agreement with Biogen Idec under which GNS will use its proprietary REFS, or Reverse Engineering and Forward Simulation, software platform to process genomic and clinical data provided by Biogen in order to identify targets and biomarkers that play a role in inflammation.
 
The platform will help scientists by generating and scoring “billions of hypotheses,” GNS said.

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