"genetics" entries

Recombinant Research: Sage Congress plans for patient engagement

The Vioxx problem is just one instance of the wider malaise afflicting the drug industry. Managers from major pharma companies expressed confidence that they could expand public or "pre-competitive" research in the direction Sage Congress proposed. The sector left to engage is the one that's central to all this work–the public.

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Recombinant Research: Sage Congress promotes data sharing in genetics

Report from a movement that believes in open source and open data in science

Through two days of demos, keynotes, panels, and breakout sessions, Sage Congress brought its vision to a high-level cohort of 230 attendees from universities, pharmaceutical companies, government health agencies, and others who can make change in the field.

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Collaborative genetics, part 5: Next steps for genetic commons

The final installment of this series, about a Sage Commons Congress on
the open-source sharing of genetic research, looks at what Sage
Bionetworks and its friends need to do.

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Collaborative genetics, part 4: Private practice, how to respect the patient

The fourth installment of this series, about a Sage Commons Congress on
the open-source sharing of genetic research, focuses in on the rights
of patients and how they want researchers to treat their data.

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Collaborative genetics, part 3: Dividing the pie, from research to patents

The third installment of this series, about a Sage Commons Congress on
the open-source sharing of genetic research, explores the barriers
that keep private companies and researchers from sharing their work.

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Collaborative genetics, part 2: Five Easy Pieces, Sage's Federation

The second installment of this series, about a Sage Commons Congress on
the open-source sharing of genetic research, looks at the reasons
collaborative research is critical to finding new treatments.

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Collaborative genetics, Part 1: The ambitious goals of Sage Commons Congress

The opening installment of this series, about a Sage Commons Congress on
the open-source sharing of genetic research, explains the elements of
modern research and how collaboration facilitates progress.

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