3 Biotech Stocks Still Attractive After Monday's Sell-Off – April 28 …

The biotech segment has been growing well surpassing all expectations until Monday when shares slipped significantly. The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index ^NBI and NYSE ARCA BIOTECH INDEX ^BTK had gained 16.7% and 18.7%, respectively, til Apr 24 but both declined more than 4% on Monday after disappointing news from several biotech companies.Just when news of several mergers & acquisitions, product approvals […]

The Lone Biotech Bear?

Judging from the atmosphere at last week’s JP Morgan Healthcare conference in San Francisco – which industry veteran and long-time participant Henri Termeer described as the “most optimistic” he had every experienced – the industry’s well-documented problems are clearly behind us. After a decade in the doldrums, the biotech market is on a bull run stretching back more than a […]

Biotech Stock Roundup: BioMarin to Acquire Prosensa, AbbVie HCV …

Once again, deals and collaborations made news in the biotech sector with BioMarin (BMRN – Analyst Report) announcing its intention to acquire Prosensa (RNA – Snapshot Report) and Five Prime Therapeutics (FPRX – Snapshot Report) signing a second immuno-oncology focused deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb.Meanwhile, AbbVie (ABBV – Analyst Report) continues to progress with its hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment with […]

Using 'Big Data' approach to map relationships between human and …

Researchers at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health are building the world’s most comprehensive database describing human and animal pathogens, which can be used to prevent and tackle disease outbreaks around the globe.

The Enhanced Infectious Diseases (EID2) database has been developed by the Liverpool University Climate and Infectious Diseases of Animals (LUCINDA) team and is funded […]

Stanford's big data conference: How 1s and 0s are advancing …

Saul BrombergerBioinformatics expert Atul Butte leads a panel discussion on the diverse sources of data at the Big Data in Biomedicine Conference on the Stanford campus.Massive, ongoing advances in computational processing power and interconnectedness are already changing the way medical research is done. But even more-disruptive outcomes — including changes in the very practice of medicine at the day-to-day clinical […]

Ayasdi Seeks Out the Underlying Shapes of Big Data – Bio-IT World

By Aaron Krol  May 14, 2014 | More than a hundred companies set up booths at the 2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo to demonstrate their products, but it seems safe to say only one of them
could claim the Miami Heat as a customer.Ayasdi, whose eclectic client base also includes Merck, General
Electric, Citigroup, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, […]