Coalition created a publicly available centralized repository to enhance research
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 16, 2020 - Hoffmann-La Roche Limited (Roche Canada) is pleased to announce the launch of the
The Coalition has developed a
As individual data is an important part of understanding and responding to COVID-19, the Coalition has also made a
The Coalition has officially launched a challenge administered by
“It’s critical that data on COVID-19 be collated and accessible in order to address this pandemic. Together with our collaborators, this centralized repository for publicly available and individually reported data can support accelerated research efforts and knowledge mobilization globally”, said Fanny Sie, Strategic Healthcare Partner, Artificial Intelligence and Digital Health, at Roche Canada.
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