In a recent effort to characterize new targets of obesity, a collaborative effort has suggested a new mechanism that regulates obesity in the mouse’s brain.

A consortium of cancer centers has contracted HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology to sequence 20,000 samples by 2019.

Quertle has introduced a platform to enable researchers to unearth relevant information from journal articles, patents and other documents.

A team at Stanford University School of Medicine has struck a liver cancer drug discovery deal with Andreessen Horowitz-backed twoXAR.

Sands Capital Ventures and Sequoia India have led precision oncology player Mitra Biotech to a $27.4 million Series B round.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical is looking to banish paper from clinical trials by working to prepare a 100% e-platform for use in Phase III.

Trialbee has added ex-Lundbeck CEO Ulf Wiinberg and former Bristol-Myers Squibb SVP Lars Birgerson to its board of directors.

Daiichi Sankyo has struck a deal to use Veeva Systems’ cloud platform to store its eTMFs and other R&D files.

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