Tag Archives: OMIM

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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MindMapping OMIM Files with BioGroovy

Several years ago a friend of mine introduced me to mindmaps as a tool for helping people visualize and link concepts (see below). The Online Mendelian Inheritance In Man (OMIM) database, created by Johns Hopkins University contains information on the … Continue reading

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Free Software For Scientists – BioBar

Over the past two years, the recession has had a profound impact on the pharmaceutical industry.   Out of the ashes though new startup opportunities have arisen for scientists with experience in drug discovery.  These startups in turn are feeding the … Continue reading

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