Extreme user profiling: good or bad for search and scientific discovery?

April 20, 2016Blog

By Andreas Persidis, CEO Biovista Inc. Are you by any chance, like me, beginning to get the feeling that when you are searching online, your digital profile may be getting in the way? That too much of this “personalized” cerebral pampering, too much of this “right information, to the right person at the right time” … Read More

Why Systematic Drug Repurposing is here to stay

February 4, 2016Blog

Why Systematic Drug Repurposing (SDR) is here to stay. The article gives 5 reasons why SDR will continue to be used as a tool for developing new therapies that are more affordable and make better use of our existing knowledge of disease pathology, drug performance and other date from the real world evidence surrounding treatments.

How to develop differentiated therapies cost effectively: NCEs, repositioned drugs or both?

June 23, 2015Blog

Andreas Persidis, CEO Everybody agrees that the success of a drug increasingly depends on the total value it delivers. The commercial performance to date of Lundbeck’s antidepressant Brintellix is a case in point. Having demonstrated statistically significant efficacy over placebo in study results reported in 2012, Brintellix was approved by the FDA in 2013. Brintellix’s … Read More