News tagged with clinical trials

Machine learning models for drug discovery

IBM today announced that its scientists have been granted a patent on machine learning models to predict therapeutic indications and side effects from various drug information sources. IBM Research has implemented a cognitive ...

dateApr 10, 2017 in Computer Sciences
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Silence—everyday betrayals of research participants

Many of them were watching the evening TV news on the BBC, with no idea of the blow that was about to hit. They were cancer patients at a center in Bristol, and participating in a study. The researchers had reported in The ...

dateDec 23, 2016 in Other
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Bacteriophages cure bacterial infections

Phage therapy may be a solution to treating infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Since 2013, researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland have collected bacteriophages to combat antibiotic-resistant ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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New statistics methods for dose finding studies

Less than 0.02 per cent of potential active ingredients pass clinical tests and become commercially viable. However, it is possible that some candidates are rejected without good reason, suspects mathematician Prof Dr Holger ...

dateApr 21, 2015 in Mathematics
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