Monthly Archives: March 2013

ClinVar – A database of mutations and their clinical relevance

One of the key pieces of the drug discovery puzzle involves determining the clinical relevance of the target.  Over the past few years big pharma have been pulling back from this critical part of the drug discovery process and ceding … Continue reading

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Blogging and Google Reader: The Missing Link

In my previous post I talked about the impending shutdown of Google Reader in July and I listed some of the features that I’d like to see in a Google Reader replacement.  One of the major missing pieces in the … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Google Reader Wishlist?

This week Google announced that by July, their Google Reader service will be a memory. A number of companies have stepped up to the plate with announcements of services.  This includes companies like Digg and Feedly.  My current RSS reader … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer Articles

During the recent ASCO GI conference, the big news was the release of the results of the Abraxane trials.  The data show that the lives of pancreatic cancer patients can be extended by two months when adding Abraxane into the … Continue reading

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