Addressing the need for a tool that helps predict the poorly understood and sometimes fatal incidences of drug-induced liver injury, the non-profit Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences is partnering with Entelos to create a computer model of liver function in virtual patients.

The partnership, for which no financial details were made public, is set to run for two years and will combine Entelos' experience developing its PhysioLab biosimulation platform with Hamner’s knowledge of liver injury and systems biology, the partners said.

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