How Data Mining Drives Pharma: Information as a Raw Material and Product

October 10, 2013

A globe surrounded by computers

You can’t take a pill to make you smarter but you can use data to reshape an industry. Dr. Wendy Cornell from Merck and ACS Board Chair Dr. William Carroll explain how Big Data and Informatics are utilizing new sources of information including social media and electronic health records to reshape the R&D pipeline.

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What You Will Learn

  • R&D drug pipeline decisions rely on high quality information
  • The essential role of information stewardship for maximizing value and re-use
  • Career opportunities are increasing in the pharmaceutical and other industries for information scientists, including those with Ph.D.s in a scientific field

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Bill Carroll
ACS Board Chair