NIH teams with Appistry on genetic analysis; GSK's VC unit backs digital pharmacy tool;

> Appistry is helping NIH commercialize the genetic analysis techniques it uses to diagnose very rare disorders. News

> The VC arm of GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) has invested in a digital speciality pharmacy ordering platform. Item

> Merck ($MRK) is ending the use of chimpanzees in research but hasn't said whether computer simulations will be used instead. Piece | More from FierceBiotech Research

> The New York Genome Center is recruiting a senior director of research computing. Advert

> Qiagen ($QGEN) is looking to its bioinformatics acquisitions Ingenuity and CLC bio to drive growth in 2014. Transcript

> Sales at Parexel's ($PRXL) eClinical unit grew 30% in the second quarter, in part because of the acquisition of Liquent. Results

> An Alzheimer's group has Photoshopped pictures of Facebook ($FB) users into events they never attended to raise awareness of what it is like to live with the disease. Article

> Service provider Camargo has updated its IT system to make it easier for clients to access data. Release

> Europe-based Mundipharma Research is using BioClinica's CTMS. Item