Rancho BioSciences Will Present the Accelerated Cure Project Multiple Sclerosis Data Curation White Paper at the tranSMART Fall Developers Meeting, Paris, November 5-7

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Rancho BioSciences describes in detail the data curation process taken to make multiple sclerosis data sets available for analysis in their white paper available on their web site.

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I will share the data curation process, issues and how we found solutions to prepare the data for analysis

Rancho BioSciences, the global scientific data consulting company, announced today that they will be presenting their Multiple Sclerosis data curation project for the Accerlerated Cure Project (ACP) at the tranSMART Fall Developers Meeting hosted by Sanofi in Chilly-Mazarin, Paris November 5-7, 2013. Dr. Stephen Wicks of Rancho BioSciences, who has been on site at ACP, will be discussing the types of data that he had to curate, from extensive clinical information to expression and GWAS data. This information has then been uploaded into a public-domain platform, tranSMART for further analysis. A white paper covering this project will be available on Rancho BioSciences web site.

“I will share the data curation process, issues and how we found solutions to prepare the data for analysis”, said Dr. Wicks. “The end point was to load clinical, expression, and other biomarker data in tranSMART that will then be used for analysis and the development of predictive disease models for Multiple Sclerosis. This will allow researchers to classify MS patients better and more accurately, ultimately finding the best treatment or cure faster for each individual patient.”

About Rancho BioSciences
Rancho BioSciences is a fee-for-service data-curation company leveraging open-source tools and public-domain data. Our customers include Pharma, Institutes, and Academics.

We have a team of experienced Ph.D. and M.D. scientists around the world that deliver high quality work based on their expertise and domain knowledge in biology, diseases, and clinical data. Rancho BioSciences is flexible and cost effective, providing on site and off site curators.

Rancho BioSciences also has expertise in databases and hosts or installs tranSMART for their customers.

Our goal is to help the life-science community build better tools and take advantage of a wealth of scientific data by supporting and developing open source platforms.

For more information about Rancho BioSciences, please visit us online at ranchobiosciences.com.

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