Rancho BioSciences Receives Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Award: Best Data Curation Company 2016 – USA

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San Diego, California, October 4th, 2016. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data curation company, announced today that they have received the 2016 Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Award for Best Data Curation Company (USA) from Global Health & Pharma Magazine. Award winners are chosen through a combination of votes gathered from the magazines’ network of respected industry partners, as well as rigorous in-house research. Rancho Biosciences’ world-wide, multi-lingual team of experienced Ph.D. and M.D. scientists deliver high-quality work based on their expertise and domain knowledge in chemistry, biology, diseases, and clinical data.  Rancho BioSciences works with Pharma companies, Biotech, Foundations, hospitals, academic…

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Insights Success magazine publishes article on Julie Bryant, CEO of Rancho BioSciences as part of “The 50 Most Creative CEOs to Watch” issue

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Julie Bryant: Passionate About Curing People   Many qualities turn an ordinary person into a leader, for Julie surrounding herself with amazing, positive people that are passionate and want to make a difference, is one of the most important steps to creating a strong company and leadership. Everyone gets curve balls thrown, but how you deal with them is important. Focussing on solutions; surrounding yourself with people that want to find solutions, and having great mutual, loyal relationships with customers lead to success. Passionate About Work Julie Bryant, Founder and CEO of Rancho BioSciences, is passionate about finding cures for…

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Julie Bryant, Founder and CEO of Rancho Biosciences receives an award for 50 most creative CEO’s to watch out for.

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San Diego, California, September 27th, 2016. – It has just been announced Julie Bryant, CEO of Rancho Biosciences, the Data Curation Company has been awarded 50 most creative CEO’s to watch out for. Julie’s passion for life science and finding cures has made Rancho Biosciences one of the most successful data curation companies. With Julie’s leadership, her team of data scientists, developers, statisticians, bioinformaticians, and analysts has launched Rancho Biosciences to the fore front of the data curation industry. “These people are our family members and friends and I want to do anything I can to eradicate disease and provide…

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Rancho BioSciences will attend the Festival of Genomics Meeting in San Diego, September 19-21, Booth 602

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San Diego, California, September 13th, 2016. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data curation company announced today that they will be attending the Festival of Genomics meeting in San Diego, September 19-21, 2016.  Rancho BioSciences is an international fee for service Data Curation Company leveraging open source tools and public domain data, headquartered in San Diego, the genomics capital. Our customers include Pharma, Hospitals, Institutes and Academia.  Rancho PhD’s curate clinical, genomic, chemistry and other life science data leveraging dictionaries and ontologies as well as developing knowledge bases.  They have a strong team of bioinformaticians for analysis and developers to build…

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Rancho BioSciences presents at Omicsoft User Group Meeting, May 4th, Le Meridien, Cambridge.

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Rancho BioSciences, the Data Curation Company and Omicsoft partner will present case studies from our mutual clients showing workflow processes of Rancho curating data in to the Omicsoft platform for analysis.  As well as integrating Omicsoft tools in Pharma and foundations analysis pipelines. We will see you at the OmicSoft User Group Meeting next week.

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Rancho BioSciences announces services around Open Clinica to monitor clinical trial data

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San Diego, California, April 19th, 2016. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data curation company announced today that they now provide services around the open source OpenClinica tool for monitoring clinical trial data.  “We are responding to our customers need to create an application with an ability to track gathered data with ease and without disrupting any other database integrations”, said Dr Tatiana Khasanova, Director of Services at Rancho BioSciences. Rancho BioSciences provide custom applications that handle information about patients and ongoing trial activities. These applications have the ability, for example to set rules for checking data and ability to generate…

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Rancho BioSciences receives multiple awards from the tranSMART Foundation

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San Diego, California, February 23rd, 2016. – Rancho BioSciences, the Data Curation Company, today announced that they have received several wards from the tranSMART Foundation for their services to the foundation. The awards included MVP Award as the 3C Co-Chair of the Content committee for Julie Bryant and tranSMART Superstar training awards for Tatiana Khasanova, Oksana Tyurina, John Obenauer and Viktoria Andreeva. Rancho BioSciences, a Platinum Sponsor of the tranSMART Foundation’s 2015 Annual Meeting, works with the Foundation to provide free on line training every last Monday of the month covering all aspects of tranSMART from preparing data, using ETL…

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Rancho BioSciences donates Protein Array Software to the Research Community

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San Diego, California, February 16th, 2016. – Rancho BioSciences, the Data Curation Company, announced it is donating software for analyzing protein microarrays to the general scientific research community. In past years, experiments on arrays like Invitrogen’s ProtoArray platform required using point-and-click vendor-supplied software for parts of the analysis, thereby preventing automation of the analyses. However, thanks to the popular open source bioinformatics platform Bioconductor, primarily based on the R programming language, the proprietary software is no longer required, and all analysis steps can be automated. This was made possible by a Bioconductor package called Protein Array Analyzer (PAA, Turewicz et…

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Rancho BioSciences receives Top 10 Clinical Data Management Solution Provider Award from Pharma Tech Outlook

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San Diego, California, February 2nd, 2016. – Rancho BioSciences, the Data Curation Company, today announced that they have received an award for Top 10 Clinical Data Management Solution Provider from Pharma Tech Outlook.  Rancho BioSciences was nominated by Life Science CIO’s.  Rancho BioSciences has an international team of PhD and M.D. data curators with clinical data curation experience.  The scientists work with proprietary clinical data sets that often cannot leave the country of origin from Pharma’s and CRO’s.  They are manually curated and prepared for multiple platform end points which include internally built systems. “The amount of data needed to…

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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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Rancho BioSciences and BT to provide big data cloud services to life sciences sector

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San Diego, California, July 14th, 2015. – Rancho BioSciences, the Data Curation Company, today announced that they will work with BT to provide cloud-based data curation services to their joint customers. Data curation is important for life sciences companies and academia to be able to extract important information from massive amounts of data. Rancho BioSciences curates life science data such as clinical data, case report forms, protocols, molecular data, phenotypic data, target and pathway knowledge, assays, medical records and claim forms. Rancho has a strong track record of term mapping, building ontologies and dictionaries in order to better organize and…

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Rancho BioSciences Donates GWAS ETL Loader Scripts and Documentation to the tranSMART Foundation

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San Diego, CA – June 16th, 2015 – Rancho BioSciences, The Data Curation Company, announced it has donated GWAS (Genome Wide Association Studies) ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) scripts and documentation for tranSMART v 1.2 Oracle to Github. Rancho worked in collaboration with two major pharmaceutical companies to make this happen. A script was developed for the latest version of tranSMART which performs indexing for the improved performance of the Genome Wide Association Visual Analyzer (GWAVA), tranSMART’s interactive Manhattan plotter developed by Peter Henstock of Pfizer. With the new scripts, Rancho improved the speed of the search queries so that…

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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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Liaison Technologies and Rancho BioSciences Join Forces to Realize a Data-Inspired Future for Life Sciences

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Powerful Alliance Provides a Complete Solution for the Life Sciences Industry to Liberate Data and Derive Insights ATLANTA, April 13, 2015 – Liaison Technologies, an industry-recognized leader in cloud-based integration and data management offerings, today announced a strategic partnership with Rancho BioSciences, the data curation company. Liaison will utilize Rancho BioSciences’ data consulting expertise in account engagements. This union will deliver a powerful end-to-end data solution for pharmaceutical and academic research institutions. This partnership is among the first to be announced in conjunction with the new healthcare and life sciences dPaaS solution, the Alloy Health Platform™. The platform features a large…

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Rancho BioSciences Wins CIO Review Award for 20 Most Promising Biotechnology Solution Providers 2015

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San Diego, CA – February 3rd, 2015 – CIO Review (www.cioreview.com) has chosen Rancho BioSciences (ranchobiosciences.com) for its 20 Most Promising Biotechnology Solutions 2015. The positioning is based on evaluation of Rancho BioSciences offerings for data curation services. The annual list of companies is selected by a panel of experts and members of CIO Review’s editorial board to recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship. “Rancho BioSciences has been on our radar for some time now for stirring a revolution in the data curation technology space, and we are happy to showcase them this year due to their continuing excellence in delivering…

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Rancho BioSciences announces manually curated GEO Data Sets are now available

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San Diego, California, November 11th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company announced today that they have manually curated GEO public data sets for several customers across multiple therapeutic areas. Rancho BioSciences manually curates and harmonizes public and internal data sources for their Pharma, Government and Academic clients providing more value and knowledge out of the data that becomes more easily accessible. Rancho also supports collaborations with multiple partners and provides data curation services for the shared proprietary data sets and supplements this information with public data sets from GEO, CCLE, TCGA and others. The business model is…

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Rancho BioSciences manually curated TCGA Data Sets Available

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San Diego, California, October 30th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company announced today that they have manually curated public data source TCGA for several of their Pharma and non profits customers. These data sets are now available for other oncology groups. Rancho BioSciences manually curates and unifies public and internal data sources for their Pharma, Government and academic clients providing more value and knowledge out of the data that becomes more easily accessible. Rancho advises their clients on approvals they need to request access to such data sets. There is a onetime cost to curate the data…

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tranSMART Foundation 2014 Annual Meeting

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tranSMART Foundation 2014 Annual Meeting  The Annual Meeting of the tranSMART Foundation is being held on October 14-16th, 2014, on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor MI Rancho BioSciences will be giving two presentations.  We look forward to seeing you there. Title: Integration of OmicSoft and tranSMART via a simple workflow stretches the value of curated datasets Abstract:  In this presentation Rancho will walk the audience through a workflow developed for a Pharma customer in informatics servicing the autoimmune therapeutic area.  First, Rancho will show an example of initial data curation and transformation using Excel that was subsequently…

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Rancho BioSciences in partnership with Omicsoft have integrated Array Suite with tranSMART

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San Diego, California, July 31st, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company announced today the integration of Omicsoft’s Array Suite with tranSMART. The integration is available on all tranSMART versions including the latest release 1.2. Scientists that have access to both platforms will be able to send data in tranSMART to Array Suite for further analysis. Array Suite provides state of the art statistics, visualization and storage for the analysis of high dimensional quantification data, including expression, CNV/CGH data, Genotyping data, and more. “When we manually curate data for our customers they often ask us to make it ready to load in to tranSMART and…

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Rancho BioSciences announces that it is now an affiliate member of the tranSMART Foundation and will commit resources for testing and providing content for tranSMART

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San Diego, California, May 27th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company, announced today that it is now an affiliate member of the tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive research data. Rancho BioSciences has donated 11 manually curated data sets to be used for testing and hackathons. Rancho BioSciences will also be working with the Foundation to develop a new track named “Testathon” whereby it will donate resources for every release cycle to test the tranSMART platform and report bugs to the development team to fix before…

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Rancho BioSciences launches Complimentary Download section on their web site for manually curated data

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San Diego, California, May 7th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company announced today that they have launched a Free Download section on their web site. Rancho BioSciences manually curates public and internal data sources for their Pharma, Government and academic clients – information that is usually consumed internally. One of Rancho’s goals is to make more manually curated pre-competitive information available to research scientists for free. When talking with Rancho clients they are encouraged to put such data in the public domain and to utilize open source platforms and tools such as tranSMART and R. “We are…

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Rancho BioSciences and IDBS to change the way companies improve the quality of their Translational and Clinical Research data

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San Diego, Boston & London, April 29, 2014 – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company today announced a partnership with IDBS at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo. The collaboration enables the companies to provide mutual customers with manual data curation services for IDBS’ E-WorkBook products in the translational science and clinical research arenas. The curation activities, and all resulting information a scientist generates, can be stored in E-WorkBook enabling tracking and searching of data custody. Information can also be taken from E-WorkBook, manually curated and then returned for further analysis. The solution lets customers configure the clinical research analysis…

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Orion BioNetworks hosts Rancho BioSciences webinar May 6th entitled “The Role of Gut Microbiome on MS Risk and Progresson.”

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San Diego, California, April 24th, 2014. –San Diego, California, April 24th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting curation company announced today that they will be holding a webinar, hosted by Orion BioNetworks, that discusses the role of the gut microbiome on MS risk and progression. Stephen Wicks, PhD, will be outlining a project that will identify enterotypes that are associated with measures of disease susceptibility and progression. The bacterial genotypes in the study will be correlated with human host genomic information to identify metagenomic factors that predict disease. The webinar will be on May 6th at 9am West…

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Rancho BioSciences expands to new head quarter offices in San Diego

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San Diego, California, April 8th, 2014. – Rancho BioSciences, the scientific data consulting company announced today that they have expanded into new office space North of San Diego. Rancho is growing quickly and more space was needed for curators, project managers and informaticians. There are also nice meeting facilities for visitors and team meetings. Rancho currently has people around the world and plan to add new offices in the US and Europe over the next 12 months. Rancho BioSciences provides manual data curation services for life sciences using public and internal data sets as well as leveraging public domain platforms…

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Rancho BioSciences will present the tranSMART open source platform at the TM Forum Digital Disruption meeting Oct 28-30, San Jose

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San Diego, California, October 22nd, 2013. – Rancho BioSciences, the global scientific data consulting company announced today that they will be representing the open source platform tranSMART, originally from Johnson & Johnson, at the TM Forum for Digital Disruption meeting. This meeting takes place at the San Jose convention center, October 28-30.  Rancho will be located in the Disruption Zone adjacent to the Innovation Theater. Representatives from Rancho will be showing how tranSMART can be used to store and analyze OMICs and clinical data in order to support personalized medicine.  They will be showing real examples from their work with…

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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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Rancho BioSciences at TM Forum for Digital Disruption

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Rancho BioSciences, the global scientific data consulting company will be representing the open source platform tranSMART, originally from Johnson & Johnson, at the TM Forum for Digital Disruption meeting. This meeting takes place at the San Jose convention center, October 28-30. Rancho will be located in the Disruption Zone adjacent to the Innovation Theater.

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Rancho BioSciences partners with OmicSoft for manual data curation

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San Diego, California, September 10th, 2013. – Rancho BioSciences, the leading manual data curation company for genomic and clinical data announced today that they will partner with OmicSoft, an industry leading provider of enterprise solutions for next-generation sequencing and Omics data analysis, management, and visualization.  Rancho BioSciences and OmicSoft will collaborate on customer driven projects to curate data in order to make it analysis ready, leveraging Rancho BioSciences global team of PhD and MD curators and OmicSoft tools and databases for biomarker data management, visualization, and analysis.   OmicSoft software is powerful but easy to use, allowing the bench scientist, bioinformatician…

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Rancho BioSciences launches Rancho tranSMART hosted for clinical and genomic data storage and analysis

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San Diego, California, September 4th, 2013. – Rancho BioSciences, the leading global scientific data consulting company announced today that they have open source tranSMART accessible via Rancho Hosted tranSMART Services.  Rancho BioSciences has been actively running tranSMART on its servers for Pharma and institutes.  This allows researchers to test platform capabilities before investing into adopting the solution in house and some groups prefer Rancho BioSciences to maintain and upgrade tranSMART for them.  Other groups use Rancho hosted tranSMART as a collaborative platform between Pharma and academic partners.  Rancho BioSciences is also building tools and additional functionality that will be released…

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Rancho BioSciences to Curate Extensive Multiple Sclerosis Database

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San Diego, California, July 2nd, 2013. – Accelerated Cure Project (ACP) for Multiple Sclerosis (www.acceleratedcure.org), a national non-profit organization focused on promoting research to find a cure for MS, has engaged Rancho BioSciences (http://www.RanchoBioSciences.com) to curate a large clinical and experimental dataset as part of its commitment to the Orion Bionetworks’ (www.orionbionetworks.org) mission of building computational models of MS disease progression. ACP, a founding member of the Orion Bionetworks Alliance, maintains the ACP Repository, a set of more than 3,000 clinical Case Report Forms, and associated blood samples, from people with multiple sclerosis, selected demyelinating diseases, and unaffected controls. ACP promotes…

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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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Rancho BioSciences teams with Orion Bionetworks on Multiple Sclerosis Project

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San Diego, California, June 27th, 2013. – Rancho BioSciences, a strategic life science outsourcing company announced today that they have joined as a partner in the Orion Bionetworks alliance. Orion Bionetworks is a unique team dedicated to transforming the study of brain disorders and accelerating the discovery of new diagnostics, treatments and cures by combining the power of high-performance computing and information technologies with biomarkers and big data. Orion Bionetworks comprises an evolving and growing community of collaborators drawn from industry, academia, government, and patient advocacy. The team’s focus includes systems biology disease modeling and knowledge management infrastructure capable of…

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