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Rancho BioSciences – Data Curation and Analysis Clinical Decision Making

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A new wave of clinical IT innovations has ushered in an era of efficiency and interoperability in clinical data management arena. The pharma companies that once intimidated with ever growing volumes of data being created internally and from outside sources are now exploring new avenues to extract meaningful insights out of data. “There is a big realization that the data needs to be organized and integrated with genomic data for analysis earlier in the pipeline of product development,” states Julie Bryant, Founder and CEO, Rancho Biosciences. Helping pharma companies realize such a need is San DiegoHead-quartered Rancho Biosciences that has…

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Rancho BioSciences Harnesses the Power of Big Data

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Rancho BioSciences, a provider of data curation services for the pharmaceutical industry, turns to the cloud to deliver model performance. Big data and analytics are at the heart of today’s biosciences and pharmaceutical industries. The ability to crunch numbers and understand complex equations is critical. But building an IT environment that can deliver massive processing power and accommodate storage and other requirements is nothing less than daunting. “There are sometimes terabytes of data to deal with and the ability to process data rapidly and efficiently is extremely important,” said Julie Bryant, CEO at Rancho BioSciences, a San Diego, Calif., firm…

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Reconstitution of the ERG Gene Expression Network Reveals New Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in ERG Positive Prostate Tumors.

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Dubovenko A1, Serebryiskaya T1, Nikolsky Y1, Nikolskaya T2, Perlina A1, JeBailey L3, Bureeva S1, Katta S4, Srivastava S4, Dobi A4, Khasanova T5. Author information 1. Thomson Reuters, IP & Science, 5901 Priestly Dr., 200, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA; 2. 29608 Via Rancheros, Fallbrook, CA 92028, USA; 3. Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, 250 Massachusets Ave, Cambridge, MA, USA; 4. Center for Prostate Cancer Research, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA; 5. Rancho Biosciences, PO Box 7208, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, 92067, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND: Despite a growing number of studies evaluating cancer…

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Using the cloud to cure disease

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Imagine a world where an oncologist can personalize cancer treatment for every patient by choosing drugs targeted to the genetic profile of a patient’s tumor cells. That is fast becoming a reality, and a demonstration at Digital Disruption in San Jose later this month will show how communications service providers can help facilitate the exchange of information that makes personalized medicine possible. Digital Disruption attendees will get to see how the tranSMART Foundation, an open source collaborative community to address the problem of integrating data from clinical observations with molecular research data from the genomics world, is creating an environment…

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Orion Bionetworks Taps Rancho Biosciences to Provide Informatics Support for MS Project

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Rancho Biosciences said this week that it has joined the Orion Bionetworks alliance — a network of researchers, patient advocates, and data specialists that study new diagnostics, treatments, and cures for brain disorders. Joining the network is an important step for San Diego, Calif.-based Rancho as it attempts to build is business. The company, which launched officially late last year, provides fee-based bioinformatics analysis, IT infrastructure, knowledge representation, and data-curation services to pharmaceutical companies, non-profit foundations, and academics. “It lets people know what we are doing for Orion and what we can do for other groups” and that “we have…

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