Genedata Provides Expressionist Platform to Eisai Research Institute

Waltham, MA, January 17, 2008

Genedata, a leading provider of in silico solutions for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, today announced an agreement with the Eisai Research Institute (ERI) for the company’s Genedata Expressionist® biomarker discovery platform.

Genedata Expressionist is a modular computational platform for biomarker discovery that integrates transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics data within a single enterprise software system. With sophisticated high-throughput data processing and automated workflows for quality assessment, statistical analysis and interpretation functionalities, the platform provides a single-point-of-access for all experimental data, including sample information, raw and pre-processed data, analysis results and documentation with reports.

Jens Hoefkens, Managing Director of Genedata Inc., said, “We are very pleased to be working with the Eisai Research Institute in meeting its bio-IT infrastructure needs for biomarker validation. As the latest of an increasing series of Expressionist installations, we view the institute’s choice as further validation of Expressionist’s appeal to researchers seeking a common platform of tools and applications for biomarker identification with stringent quality control and open data sharing.”

About Genedata
Genedata transforms data into intelligence with a portfolio of advanced software solutions for drug discovery, industrial biotechnology, and life science research. Used by a majority of the world’s top 50 pharmaceutical companies and leading research organizations, Genedata solutions make research data accessible and understandable, enabling scientific discovery that fights disease and improves health and quality of life worldwide. Founded in 1997, Genedata is headquartered in Switzerland, and has offices in Japan, Germany, and the US. www.genedata.com

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