10 Mar, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Increased Applications


We previously discussed how there are software methods to screen for potential drug leads and researchers have been able to increase their drug…

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26 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Technologies and Methods


Previously, we discussed in part 1 of this series the growing significance of computational methods in drug discovery. Traditional drug discovery typically uses…

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18 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Traditional Methods Aren’t Enough!


Traditional drug discovery is expensive, inefficient, and has huge barriers to entry. Big pharmaceutical companies continue to struggle to cope with tight margins…

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11 Feb, 2014Hit your target with fragment-based drug discovery


If you validated the drug target to cure a disease, but can’t hit it efficiently with high-throughput screening (HTS), fragment-based drug discovery could be…

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04 Feb, 2014Sequencing and Drug Discovery: How does Illumina’s new $1000 human genome affect drug discovery?


Illumina recently announced the $1000 solution for the sequencing of the human genome in the form of its new instrument, the HiSeqX. This…

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23 Jan, 20143 Ways to Avoid Drowning in Big Data


This is the third in a three-part series by Dr. Heather Buschman on Big Data in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Check out…

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16 Jan, 20143 Bottlenecks Keeping Big Data from Big Results


This is the second in a three-part series by Dr. Heather Buschman on Big Data in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Check out…

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14 Jan, 2014Faith in the Pharmaceutical Industry


Luke Timmerman recently posted a nice blog at Xconomy talking about the poor public perception of the pharmaceutical industry and what the industry…

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09 Jan, 20143 Ways Big Data Could Benefit Pharma and Biotech


With the Big Data Science Innovation Summit 1 happening next month here in San Diego, we invited Dr. Heather Buschman to share current views on Big…

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31 Dec, 2013CNS Therapeutics: Restrategizing Pharmaceutical Development


The need for CNS therapeutics is on the rise.  Neurological diseases are expected to increase steadily in the coming years.  Previously, we addressed…

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