Leading Czech Republic Research Institute Chooses Genedata for Data Analysis in Biomarker Project
Basel, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 19, 2009 -- Genedata, a leading provider of in silico solutions for pharmaceutical R&D and related life sciences, today announced a collaboration with the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, to study the effects of air pollution on asthma bronchiale in young children. Genedata will examine the study data and apply Genedata Expressionist® to process and analyze transcriptomics data in conjunction with genetic polymorphism and clinical data.
"We will take advantage of Genedata's expertise and their powerful software to process and analyze large amounts of toxicogenomics data, standardize the quality assessment process of the primary data and deliver reliable and robust data analysis results," explained Radim J. Sram, M.D., D.Sc., head of the Laboratory of Genetic Ecotoxicology at the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences (Prague). "We chose Genedata after our previous successful collaboration studying genome-wide differential gene expression in children exposed to air pollution. Using Expressionist, researchers demonstrated how transcriptomic analysis can be effectively used as a promising biomarker detection method for the effect of environmental carcinogens."
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