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Archives for June 2015

Big Data and Genomics Meet the Cloud: the First Unified Global Platform for Precision Medicine

WuXi NextCODE Genomics and DNAnexus, the leader in cloud-base genome informatics and data management, have formed a strategic alliance that aims to accelerate the use of genomics to benefit patients worldwide.

Piramal Imaging is Proud to Support Major New Research Study Assessing the Value of PET Scans in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Diagnosis

Piramal Imaging is proud to announce it will provide funding and support, along with other industry partners, for a major clinical study titled, “Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning” (IDEAS). The trial is designed to evaluate the impact of positron emission tomography (PET) scanning of beta-amyloid deposits in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in a defined patient population. Piramal Imaging’s FDA-approved diagnostic radiotracer for brain beta-amyloid detection, Neuraceq(TM) (florbetaben F18 injection), will be one of three radiotracers used in the study.