PatientsLikeMe has lured Marni Hall away from the FDA. Hall will now work to turn patient-reported data into tools that improve research and health outcomes.

HHS has set up a challenge to identify ways in which blockchain can support privacy, security and scalability in health IT and research data.

Nostrum has spun out of a pair of Spanish research institutions with ambitions to use supercomputer-powered computational simulations to improve drug discovery.

The National Cancer Institute has joined with three top European research institutions to create a globally accessible repository of 1,000 cancer cell models.

Serialization software player Adents has wrapped up a $13 million round to expand its partnership program in the U.S. and break into new markets.

Siemens Venture Capital has invested in Riffyn, a developer of R&D design software that is weeks away from introducing its first commercial product.

Bionext has picked up Rhenovia Pharma's cell signaling modeling technology and the R&D team that developed it to form a subsidiary, TheraScape.

Merck KGaA has given Orange Business Services responsibility for redesigning and optimizing the computer network that links its 200 locations.