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Costaisa attends the international symposium on rare diseases and big data

Simposio Enfermedades RarasFor two days CosmoCaixa hosts the "International Symposium on Rare Diseases and Big Data: from Research to Clinical Practice" which has participation from national and international experts in these kinds of diseases that affect 7% of the global population.

Big data technology is working as a key ally for diagnosis, current lines of research and the design of new medications, due to the exponential data growth that is taking place that requires processing power.

The event is organised by Bioinformatics Barcelona with collaboration from the Ramón Areces Foundation and the Obra Social "La Caixa", and was attended by representatives from the country's main universities, hospitals, research centres, companies, administrations and patient associations.