Tuesday, 4 April, 2017

You may have read our post on how to Get an association table for your list of genes using the REST API. And thought: "I wish I could search for my list of genes in one go using the web interface". You are not alone: most of our users access our data from the web interface, and they would like to do the same thing as you.

Tuesday, 28 March, 2017

The latest release of our Open Targets Platform is out. Are you looking for more targets, more diseases, more evidence, more associations, or perhaps all of the above? If you said yes, the Open Targets Platform release 17.02 is the place to be. To read Denise's post please visit: https://blog.opentargets.org/our-latest-release-is-out-its-all-about-data/

Monday, 27 February, 2017

I recently joined the Open Targets Consortium as Operations Director. This moved me from almost the very end of the R&D pipeline where I had been working on processes for small molecule therapies to the very beginning stages of drug discovery, where we find and prioritise targets. To read David's post please visit : https://blog.opentargets.org/open-targets-first-impressions/

Monday, 12 December, 2016

The latest release of our Open Targets Platform is out. We have plenty of new web features and new data to help your journey into drug discovery. These are our latest stats:

Thursday, 1 December, 2016

Our Open Targets Platform paper to be published in the 2017 Database issue of Nucleic Acids Research is now available online. In this article, we describe the design and development of our easy-to-use and intuitive resource for drug discovery. The paper includes detailed information on the data resources used and how we integrate and display target-disease associations to support decision making. SOURCE ARTICLE

Thursday, 27 October, 2016

The starting point in drug discovery is often a specific target or disease. But what if instead you have a specific pathway to start with? To read Aidan's post please visit : https://blog.opentargets.org/an-approach-to-visualising-pathway-evidence/

Thursday, 15 September, 2016

Following the success of last year's Target Validation Using Genomics and Informatics conference at the Wellcome Genome Campus, where Open Targets Scientific Director Ian Dunham gave a presentation about the newly launched Target Validation Platform, we are excited about the upcoming second conference taking place at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany on 4 - 6 December 2016.

Tuesday, 13 September, 2016

Many users look at our table view, showing which genes are associated to a specific disease: However, they sometimes want to restrict this view to a » To read Eliseo's post please visit: https://blog.opentargets.org/get-an-association-table-for-your-list-of-genes/

Thursday, 18 August, 2016

Did you see the latest version of targetvalidation.org? That's right. The Target Validation Platform v1.2 is out! In this release, we have new web displays and plenty of extra data to assist you in drug discovery and validation:

Friday, 5 August, 2016

What is it? Outreach, you may have heard the word before. But what is it, really? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, outreach is an effort to » To read Denise's post please visit: https://blog.opentargets.org/outreach-in-open-targets-supercharge-your-target-validation-skills/