Massive database of compounds unveiled; Connectathon links EDC and EHR;

> ChEMBLdb, an online database that catalogs properties and activities of a half-million drugs and small molecules, launches this week thanks to Wellcome Trust funding of the European Bioinformatics Institute Announcement

> Nextrials participated in last week's Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Connectathon by linking its Prism EDC solution with electronic health record platforms. Release

> Open-source bio-data-sharing proponent Sage Bionetworks is partnering with Pfizer to build computational models in network biology. Item

> Oracle has taken the wraps off of Clinical Development Analytics, built on the software giant's Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition Plus, which provides near real-time data across clinical development and includes links to pre- and post-marketing surveillance and healthcare apps. Announcement

> Symyx has released two solutions for its ISIS cheminformatics software: Isentris Forms, for a low-cost introduction to Isentris without full-scale deployment, and Isentris Data Miner, a phased migration path to Isentris for ISIS customers. Announcement

> Cell-IQ, an automated live cell observation and analysis system, is now available in the U.S. Release

> EDC solution provider DSG says it has teamed with a leading-edge pharmaceutical technology company on trials for early detection of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Diabetes. Release

> InfoQuant, a maker of DNA copy number analysis software, has joined the BioIT Alliance. Announcement

> Metabolon has been awarded a patent--its sixth--for methods of discovery, disease treatment and diagnosis in metabolomics. Article