Life Science App Strategy Previewed in Webinar

The Pistoia Alliance App Strategy was outlined during a webinar presentation on 9 November. The presentation began with a brief overview of the three proposed phases of the Pistoia Alliance AppStore, and continued on with a lively question and answer session that covered all facets of our strategy and “appification” in life science R&D.

When Dragons Speak

The Dragons’ Den session at the Pistoia Alliance Conference last April gave us a chance to socialize some of our embryonic portfolio projects.

Do Biomarker Exchange Standards Exist?

Last week I was part of a very interesting email exchange on the topic of biomarker exchange standards. The correspondents were Sandor Szalma of Johnson & Johnson, who is heading up the embryonic working group on this subject, and James McGurk, director of informatics at Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development.

Kicking Off New Working Groups

Two teleconferences are planned for the next fortnight aiming to kick off working groups on two topics emanating from the highly fruitful Information Ecosystem Workshop that the Pistoia Alliance held last October in Hannover.