Navigation Links
GNS Healthcare Collaborates with NCI in New Approach to Lung Cancer; Supercomputer Analysis to Aid in Matching Targeted Drugs to Patients
Date:8/13/2011

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GNS Healthcare, Inc. (GNS) is collaborating with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to accelerate lung cancer research with a supercomputing platform that can rapidly uncover cause-and-effect mechanisms hidden in huge data sets assembled from imaging, genetics, pathology, and other areas. The results could help predict which patients will respond to a given treatment.

GNS will analyze NCI data from the laboratory of Terry van Dyke, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Advanced Preclinical Research (CAPR) at NCI. These data were generated from genetically modified mouse models of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

This collaboration will utilize GNS's supercomputer-driven REFS(TM) platform to build computer models of NSCLC in a hypothesis-free, unbiased manner that will be simulated to identify key molecular mechanisms of NSCLC.  The goal is to identify biomarkers and biological mechanisms that will lead to better matching of drugs to patients and new effective drugs in NSCLC.

"GNS is excited to be deploying our supercomputer-driven REFS(TM) platform to enable the maximal extraction of actionable knowledge from the rich lung cancer datasets generated by the NCI," said GNS Executive Vice President and Co-Founder Dr. Iya Khalil. "Combined with the expertise of our NCI colleagues in lung cancer biology and in designing powerful experiments to uncover its key mechanisms, we are creating the opportunity to provide better outcomes for lung cancer patients."

The data utilized in the collaboration will include data from the experimental assessment of transcriptomic and MRI data relating to NSCLC induction, regression and combination drug treatments.  Starting from this data, GNS will utilize the REFS(TM) platform to reverse-engineer network models from the data that connect drug doses to transcriptional and imaging measurement networks to endpoi
'/>"/>

SOURCE GNS Healthcare, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. GE Healthcare studies report results of [18F]Flutemetamol research
2. GNS Healthcare Collaborates with NCI in New Approach to Lung Cancer; Supercomputer Analysis to Aid in Matching Targeted Drugs to Patients
3. New Healthcare Franchise Opportunity Focuses on Treating Exploding Senior Population
4. Corning, GE Healthcare to receive Technical Achievement Award from Ceramic Society
5. Lexicon to Present Clinical Data for Diabetes Drug Candidate, LX4211, at Two Major Healthcare Conferences
6. Inventor honored for tech improving access to clean water, healthcare, and business development in India
7. The Full Yield, Inc. Launches Breakthrough Collaboration to Put Food Back at the Heart of Healthcare
8. TGen-Scottsdale Healthcare researchers make breakthrough in lung cancer
9. GE Healthcare to evaluate and develop novel imaging technology
10. Scott & White Healthcare researcher finds success with new anti-cancer drug
11. Scott & White Healthcare researcher finds success with new anti-cancer drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/22/2014)... type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate ... and multiple sclerosis (MS), can actually protect the ... slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to ... journal Nature Communications . , The research ... the Department of Neurosciences at Cleveland Clinic,s Lerner ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Not much is known about the the genus of ... after a new one was recently discovered in the ... city of Jaen. A description of it appears in ... http://www.insectscience.org/14.92/ ). , The new species, Conosimus ... Spanish hemipterologist, for his contributions to the taxonomy of ...
(Date:7/21/2014)... July 21, 2014 (Toronto) As part of a ... and Mental Health (CAMH) have helped identify over 100 ... of developing schizophrenia, in what is the largest genomic ... findings, published online in Nature , point to ... could lead to new approaches to treating the disorder, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Cleveland Clinic researchers discover neuroprotective role of immune cell 2International team sheds new light on biology underlying schizophrenia 2International team sheds new light on biology underlying schizophrenia 3
... PHILADELPHIA A study published in the December issue ... the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that selenium, ... may aid in the prevention of high-risk bladder cancer. ... levels in 767 individuals newly diagnosed with bladder cancer ...
... Rods and cones coexist peacefully in healthy retinas. Both types ... signals when they detect light, which is the first step ... a codependent relationship between the two that can be destructive. ... them to the grave, leading to blindness. A new study ...
... examines genetic variants associated with nine metabolic traits and ... a population unselected for current disease. The traits are ... 2 diabetes, blood pressure, inflammation and lipid levels. ... about their health: these data will help researchers to ...
Cached Biology News:Selenium may prevent high risk-bladder cancer 2Progression of retinal disease linked to cell starvation 2Genes for 9 health indicators 2Genes for 9 health indicators 3
(Date:7/22/2014)...  The Broad Institute today announced an unprecedented ... Stanley aimed at galvanizing scientific research on ... molecular understanding to hundreds of millions of people ... commitment – the largest ever in psychiatric research ... general – will support research by a collaborative ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Quorum Review IRB, ... service for large clinical trials called Quick Step™ . ... designed to address the research industry’s need for seamless study ... service is available for studies planning 50 or more North ... combined planned North American site count of 80 or more. ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... , July 22, 2014  United Therapeutics Corporation ... it will release its second quarter 2014 financial ... 2014. United Therapeutics will host a ... 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  The teleconference is accessible ... A rebroadcast of the teleconference will be available ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 ... test solutions with the debut of its fluorescent ... of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) meeting in Chicago, July ... or bench top versions, the HRDR-300 is a ... pending technology to analyze fluorescent lateral flow immunoassays ...
Breaking Biology Technology:$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 2$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 3$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 4$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 5$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 6$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 7$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 8$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 9$650 million commitment to Stanley Center at Broad Institute aims to galvanize mental illness research 10Quorum Review IRB Launches New Quick Step™ Service for Large Clinical Trials 2Quorum Review IRB Launches New Quick Step™ Service for Large Clinical Trials 3Holomic to Debut HRDR-300 Fluorescent Immunoassay Reader at the AACC 2014 2
... Webcast and Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, May 13th at ... Therapeutics, Inc.,(Nasdaq: IMRX ) today announced that the Company ... 13, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss,first quarter 2008 ... ImaRx,s corporate website at, http://www.imarx.com and will be archived ...
... DIEGO, May 7 Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ARNA ... ended,March 31, 2008., Total revenues in the first ... in the first quarter of 2007, and included $2.0 ... Ltd,and $0.6 million in patent reimbursements from Arena,s collaborations ...
... augment Quintiles Consulting offerings, RESEARCH TRIANGLE ... today announced that it has signed an ... and market research,consulting firm located in Boston ... The acquisition of Eidetics will strengthen ...
Cached Biology Technology:Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 7Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 8Quintiles Signs Agreement to Acquire Eidetics 2
... Ion Chromatography requirements, IonQuest will ... The newly developed conductivity detector ... exceptionally ultra-low drift . The ... creates even higher sensitivities for ...
... fast and easy method for the ... from mammalian tissues. Most of the ... outer membranes. The kit contains extraction ... proteome profiling. Also included is a ...
... 2500ml narrow mouth PYREX low form culture flask is ... to volume ratio. This flask has a heavy beaded ... marking spot. The neck O.D. is 38mm and takes ... use this flask on a heat source smaller than ...
... DNA transformation can be difficult to achieve ... presence of one or more restriction and ... that is recognized as "foreign". TypeOne™ Restriction ... transformation efficiencies in bacterial strains with type ...
Biology Products: