Novartis Names Medable a Key Collaborator

Novartis AG announced the Novartis Biome, a new innovation lab, and named Medable Inc. as one of its collaborators.
In an article in Bloomberg, the Swiss drugmaker announced that it is setting up innovation labs in cities around the world, starting with San Francisco.  “On one side, drugmakers are pushing to become faster and more efficient as the costs of research rise and pressure increases to produce drugs that make a noticeable difference in people’s lives,” writes Bloomberg health reporter James Paton.  “The tech titans at the same time see a significant opportunity to develop new tools based on artificial intelligence and mobile technology that give companies a window on patients’ needs and responses to drugs.”  The complete article here.