Michael Liebman has resigned as global director of bioinformatics at Roche Bioscience. Disappointed with the pharma industry’s focus on drug development instead of disease treatment, he left Roche to join the University of Pennsylvania Medical School as director of computational biology and professor of cancer biology.

“I’m committed to the integration of diagnostics and therapeutics, and I don’t find that the pharmaceutical industry has really bought into that model yet,” he said.

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