ASCO goes Big Data; Sigma Tau Pharma looks to the cloud;

> Certara, a St. Louis-based provider of software and services for drug researchers, announced the start of a new leader for its Japan branch as the firm expands in Asia. Release

> ASCO aims to build a massive database on cancer therapy to guide cutting-edge treatment against tumors. Article (sub. req.)

> Sigma Tau Pharma has opted for a cloud-based CRM system from Veeva. Item

> Bio-Modeling Systems (BMSystems) of France and Persistent Systems of India have teamed up on a program that includes a computer-simulated model of human skin for drug researchers. Article

> CureDuchenne, a nonprofit group, has joined forces with researchers in France to expand an online database of dystrophin mutations in Becker muscular dystrophy patients. Release