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Medidata acquired by French software firm Dassault Systèmes for $5.8bn

By Melissa Fassbender

Dassault Systèmes is set to acquire Medidata in an all-cash transaction valued at $5.8bn – a deal which will combine the power of modeling and simulation with data science to “catalyze the next generation of patient-inclusive therapeutics,” says CEO.

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Gilead taps HitGen for drug discovery

By Melissa Fassbender

Gilead and HitGen have signed a drug discovery collaboration – one of several recently announced agreements as HitGen sees increased demand for its technology, says CSO.