SOURCE: tranSMART Foundation

tranSMART Foundation

April 02, 2014 14:06 ET

ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte to Present on tranSMART Open-Source Platform at AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science

WAKEFIELD, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2014) - The tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data, today announced that its Gold-level sponsor, ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, will be discussing the value of the tranSMART platform in translational and clinical research in a presentation at the AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science being held April 7-11, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. 

As part of the Data Sharing and Data Repositories Scientific Session, Elisabeth Scheufele, M.D., M.S., product strategist at ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Harvard University will be giving the presentation titled "tranSMART: An Open Source Knowledge Management and High Content Data Analytics Platform" at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8.

"As a Gold Partner of the tranSMART Foundation, ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte has been instrumental in contributing to the development and implementation of the tranSMART platform and to increasing awareness of the power of this knowledge management solution in the life sciences community," said tranSMART Foundation CEO Keith Elliston. "Attendees at this session will gain a better understanding of the advanced capabilities of the platform and how it can be an effective tool for life scientists conducting translational or clinical research." 

About The tranSMART Foundation
The tranSMART Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides an open-source, cloud-based, data-sharing and analysis platform that enables scientists at universities, disease foundations, pharmaceutical companies, and government agencies around the world to share pre-competitive data in a way that saves money and time in translating research findings into new therapies and diagnostic tools. Founded to steward the tranSMART platform, the Foundation is headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts with Centers of Excellence in Ann Arbor, Mich.; London, England; Boston, Mass.; and Amsterdam, Netherlands. The tranSMART Foundation can also be found on the web at www.tranSMARTFoundation.org

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