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Leading Oncology Researchers Address Growing Need for Assessing Tumor Microenvironment in Cancer Research

Key professionals in leading biopharma organizations attended The International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics™ in October 2014 to discuss the latest developments in cancer research and big data. Hosted by Definiens, the global leader in Tissue Phenomics for oncology diagnostics, the event drew key industry professionals and featured speakers from cutting edge organizations such as INSERM, National Cancer Institute, Kimmel Cancer Center, Providence Health Services, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals and University Medical Center Heidelberg. Presentations highlighted novel, important approaches in cancer research for the development of companion diagnostics, analysis of data, and validation of assays used to drive therapies.

Definiens to Host the First International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics This Fall

Definiens, the global leader in Tissue Phenomics™ for oncology diagnostics, recently announced that registration is now open for the company’s inaugural conference, The International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics. Alongside genomics, Tissue Phenomics is a key driver in the growth of personalized medicine, and the symposium brings together thought leaders from around the globe on companion diagnostics, immunotherapy, and tissue-based patient stratification for personalized medicine. The Symposium will begin with a keynote lecture from Nobel Laureate, Gerd Binnig, Ph.D., discussing his approach to uncovering novel diagnostics through using big data in tissue.