27 May, 2014Public-Private Drug Development Collaborations Are Needed for Successful Innovation


The key to fighting chronic diseases is connecting the multitude of scientific and technological advances to diagnostics and therapeutics. Experts have recognized that…

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20 May, 2014Novel Partnerships For Biomarker Identification As Drug Targets


We previously discussed some of the failures in drug discovery for several chronic diseases. Now, we explore the partnerships that have been created…

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13 May, 2014Failure of Drug Development Programs for Chronic Diseases


With the increasing need for effective drug development for chronic diseases, collaborations and partnerships between private and public sectors are formed. We invited…

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04 Jan, 2013Next Generation Sequencing: Clinical Translation


Since the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) initiated a program in 2004 to advance sequencing technology development, the resulting next generation sequencing…

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02 Jan, 2013Next Generation Sequencing: Applications


Next generation sequencing has reduced costs and increased the throughput, as compared to Sanger sequencing. Importantly, it has expanded the capabilities of sequencing…

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28 Dec, 2012Next Generation Sequencing: Technologies


In the previous post, we saw the impetus behind the technological innovation that led to development of next generation sequencing. So, for aficionados, Dr…

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26 Dec, 2012Next Generation Sequencing: Necessity In The Age Of Genomics


This holiday season, while sipping eggnog and eating some delicious holiday treats, we invited Dr Sandeep Pingle, editor of Roundtable Review[1] to muse about…

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