NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MolecularHealth, a clinico-molecular informatics company, today announced the commercialization and planned roll-out of two next generation product lines that translate patient-specific molecular and genomic data, clinical history and published scientific evidence into safer, more effective drug choices for patients.
"With the cost of producing genomic information falling drastically and clinical data becoming increasingly accessible, today's remaining challenge resides in the analysis and interpretation of this information," said Friedrich von Bohlen, Ph.D., MolecularHealth's chief executive officer. "MolecularHealth has developed and is commercializing solutions that translate clinical and molecular data into actionable information, delivering precision medicine – safe and efficacious treatment decisions."
The company announced the planned commercial launch of two product lines in drug safety and molecularly-guided treatment decision support. Molecular Analysis of Side Effects (MASE) combines adverse event information with clinico-molecular knowledge about drug activity within a patient.
The company's molecularly-guided treatment decision support solutions, which will initially be available for use in oncology, integrate molecular data – including whole genome sequences – with clinical information about a patient, translating these data into evidence-based treatment strategies for marketed and clinical stage therapies.
"When we founded SAP forty years ago, we believed that organizing previously disaggregate data and systems could make for more efficient, effective enterprise resource planning," said Dietmar Hopp, co-founder and former Chairman and CEO of SAP and, through dievini Hopp BioTech, the sole investor in MolecularHealth. "Today, I see a similar opportunity in the healthcare sector, and MolecularHealth is paving the way through the integration of clinical and mole
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