Genomenon Inc., the leading genomic search company, today announced that Bio-IT World has awarded them Best of Show for the Mastermind Genomic Search Engine. Mastermind was one of 31 products considered for this prestigious award at last week’s Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston.
Bio-IT World’s Best of Show Awards Program recognizes the best of the innovative product solutions for the life sciences industry, as judged by a panel of experts from academia, industry, pharma and biotech. Winners are judged based on the products’ technical merit, functionality, innovation, and in-person presentations to the judges at the show. During the April 18th awards ceremony, Mastermind was applauded as a product that was unique, important to the industry, and offered a compelling return on investment.
“The judges believe Mastermind and the team behind it are addressing not only really interesting problems in genomics, but are anticipating customer needs and solving problems proactively.” Said Bio-IT World Editor Allison Proffitt at the presentation of the award to Mark Kiel, founder and CSO, Genomenon.
“It’s quite an honor to be recognized as Best of Show at Bio-IT this year”, said Mike Klein, CEO of Genomenon. “This recognition belongs to our entire team, dedicated to putting the genomics information needed to diagnose & cure patients with cancer and rare diseases at the fingertips of doctors and researchers.”
The Mastermind Genomic Search Engine is part of the suite of genomic data services Genomenon provides to pharma, clinical, and life sciences companies. Genomenon specializes in delivering the most comprehensive collection of genomic data from the medical literature in any format needed to address any business challenge.
Genomenon powers evidence-based genomics for faster; more comprehensive diagnosis and treatment decisions. Their flagship product, the Mastermind Genomic Search Engine provides immediate insight into the published genomic research for every disease, gene, and variant found in the literature.
Used by hundreds of diagnostic labs around the world, Mastermind accelerates genomic interpretation by providing unique insight into genomic relationships found in the full text of millions of scientific articles.
Pharmaceutical researchers license the Mastermind database for a comprehensive genomic landscape associated with any given disease – to identify and prioritize genomic biomarkers for drug discovery and clinical trial targets.