AZ, GSK tap cancer data compendium; Journal Watch medical surveillance goes mobile;

> AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline and 17,400 academic researchers have become users of Compendia Bioscience's cancer genomics research software, which comprises data from journal articles, academic and government databases, and the molecular profiles of tumors from 43,000 cancer patients. Article

> A mobile version of the Journal Watch, the medical surveillance information news service, is the aim of partners Skyscape and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Skyscape release

> Pharmacogenetics test provider PGxl Labs has landed a three-year grant extension from NIH for trials of software that helps doctors determine dosage for clot-preventer Coumadin. Story

> Trial supply distributor Biotec Services says its PRISYM medica labeling software is now available to help drug developers manage regulatory-compliant label design and production. Biotec release

> The reporting of serious drug side effects by doctors may be improved by computerized patient records, says a Mass. General/Brigham & Women's hospital study sponsored by Pfizer. News

> Perceptive Informatics has boosted its eClinical platform by incorporating IBM's WebSphere portal and Tivoli Access Manager. Perceptive release

> Biopharma company Progenics is implementing Medidata's Rave EDC and data management platform integrated with United BioSource's interactive voice response system for the Phase III study of an opioid-induced constipation treatment. Progenics announcement

> Integrated Clinical Solutions and Arable have teamed to market Inclinical's Perform EDC and clinical trial management solution. Inclinical announcement

> Service provider Pharsight has launched the Phoenix Pharmacometric Productivity Challenge, a competition for the application of pharmacometric software to drug development. Pharsight release

> Merge Healthcare has gained four customers for its e-clinical myEDC solution. Merge release

> BioClinica has launched Trident IWR, an integrated voice/Web response platform. BioClinica release

> Lodestone Management Consultants has announced release 1.0 of Clinical Trials Supply Management Add-On Suite. Lodestone release