Biomarkers in Biovista Vizit

June 27, 2017Vizit Blog

Vizit now indexes biomarkers! Biomarkers are widely employed as biochemical indicators of health and disease states and processes. Their usage spans a wide range of applications including disease prevention, monitoring and assessing the progress of a therapeutic regimen and the appearance of adverse drug reactions and drug interactions. In order to monitor physiological and disease … Read More

Biovista Vizit tutorial: Quickly explore a disease area

May 15, 2017Vizit Blog

The following short tutorial demonstrates basic usage of Biovista Vizit in a biomedical setting. The tutorial shows how can a biomedical researcher (and/or an MD) quickly get an overview of genes and diseases related to Rheumatoid Arthritis, a common auto-immune disease. 1) Go to http://www.biovista.com/vizit-research/. Click on the red Start Searching button. 2) From the … Read More

Customer experience in the life science reagent market: the role of content

January 16, 2017Vizit Blog

Customer experience is emerging as a valuable and defensible differentiator for vendors in the life science reagent market. In the past, product quality and price were the two criteria that strongly determined purchase decisions. But this is no longer the case. Many vendors are already competing on price  and at the same time reacting to the increasing pressure … Read More

Biovista announces strong preclinical results for two drugs targeting Niemann-Pick Disease Type A

January 12, 2017Press Releases

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Jan. 12, 2017 – Biovista Inc. today announced that two drugs targeting Niemann-Pick Disease Type A (NPA), have shown strong positive results in the Acid Sphingomyelinase ASM knock-out (ASMKO) mouse model. Both repositioning candidates (BVA-901A and BVA-901B) tested by the laboratory of Dr. M.D. Ledesma at the Madrid Center for Molecular Biology … Read More

Vizit, a tool for biomedical link-based browsing

November 29, 2016Vizit Blog

There’s keyword-based search, there is suggestions and then there is link-based browsing. Keyword-based search is what we all do when we enter words in databases and search sites such as Google and Bing. Suggestions is related “stuff” the computer presents us with when we search YouTube, Amazon, iTunes and other such sites. Link-based browsing differs … Read More