Data mining could lead to therapy advances

In the past 50 years, only one new therapy has been approved for the treatment of lupus.

Peter E. Lipsky, MD, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AMPEL BioSolutions, Charlottesville, VA, works to change that, and he will discuss his efforts during the Clinical Science symposium Mining Big Data for Drug Repurposing.

The symposium will take place from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm on Tuesday in room 146A and will demonstrate the potential role of genetics and data mining strategies in identifying new or repurposed therapeutic targets for systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases.

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