15 August 2012: FierceBiotechIT

Progression of Huntington's Diesase. A microsc...

Progression of Huntington’s Diesase. A microscope image of Medium spiny neurons (yellow) with nuclear inclusions (orange), which occur as part of the disease process. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Big Data Analytics Bolsters Hunt for Elusive Huntington’s Drugs

Excerpt: The CHDI Foundation has put faith in the power of big-data analytics to  address the lack of good drugs for Huntington’s disease. The group has formed an  alliance with GNS  Healthcare to build computer models of the genetic brain disease for use in  labs to discover potential new therapies.

Read more: http://www.fiercebiotechit.com/story/big-data-analytics-bolsters-hunt-elusive-huntingtons-drugs/2012-08-15#ixzz23eBhD7zE

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