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Category: Life Sciences

Automating the Installation Qualification (IQ) Step to Expedite GxP Compliance

Good practice (GxP) guidelines were established by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and aim to ensure organizations working in life sciences develop, manufacture, and distribute products that are safe, meet quality guidelines, and are fit for use. GxP compliance has been a part of the life sciences industry for many years and heavily influences […]

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At-scale Genomic Data Compression, Storage, and Access Using PetaGene on AWS: Reference Architecture

Analysis of large-scale genomic data is the foundation for developing new treatments that make personalized medicine a reality. However, access to these multi-petabyte datasets brings challenges in terms of managing storage and compute infrastructure. The scale and flexibility of AWS resources are ideal for such projects. AWS has developed a Reference Architecture for compression and […]

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How natural language processing can uncover value from unreachable data in the modern medical ecosystem

The Dark Data Problem Up to 80% of your organization’s medical patient data is untapped, undervalued, or unused Imagine walking into a physician’s office for a checkup. As you describe some pain you’ve been having in your left knee, the doctor barely looks up from the screen as she clatters away on the keyboard, taking […]

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Sanofi Webinar: Performing end-to-end real-world evidence generation with traceability and transparency on AWS

Gaining insights and knowledge from real-world health data (RWD), i.e., data acquired outside the context of randomized clinical trials, has been an area of continued opportunity for pharma organizations. In this webinar, you will hear about Sanofi’s journey and experience in building an industrialized big data & analytics platform in the cloud that handles billions […]

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AWS re:Invent 2019 – Healthcare and life sciences industry recap

With over 75 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any technologist to keep track of the most relevant information for Healthcare and Life Science (HCLS) workloads. Explore the below recap of information important for HCLS customers and links to the top re:Invent breakout sessions. Top […]

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Building a scalable image processing pipeline for image-based transcriptomics

The below post was written by guest author Shannon Axelrod, Senior Software Engineer at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the science team’s goal is to support the science and technology that will make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of this century. In particular, the organization […]

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Enforcing immutability, traceability and transparency in clinical trials using Amazon Managed Blockchain

Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networks using popular open source frameworks, such as Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum. General availability of Hyperledger Fabric was announced in April 2019, with support for Ethereum coming soon. For additional details about Managed Blockchain, see What Is Amazon […]

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AWS and Novartis: Re-inventing pharma manufacturing

Today, AWS announced a new strategic collaboration with Novartis that will transform Novartis’ core supply chain, manufacturing, and delivery operations through the use of AWS services. For several years, many AWS partners and life science customers have been using AWS services to modernize various aspects of manufacturing and supply chain. This strategic collaboration with Novartis […]

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Webinar: Digital Medicine 101

Technology is changing how we practice medicine. Sensors and wearables are getting smaller and cheaper, and algorithms are becoming powerful enough to predict medical outcomes. Yet despite rapid advances, healthcare lags behind other industries in truly putting these technologies to use. A major barrier to entry is the cross-disciplinary approach required to create such tools, […]

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