Medidata Acquires MC10, Enhancing Remote Biometric Data Capture Capabilities in Hybrid and Virtual Clinical Trials
For Immediate Release
October 27, 2020
NEW YORK (October 27, 2020) — Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, the global leader in creating end-to-end solutions to support the entire clinical development process, acquired the digital biomarker business of MC10. MC10’s offerings will bring novel clinical analytics and biosensor capabilities to Medidata’s existing Patient Cloud solutions in ePRO (patient-reported outcomes), eCOA (clinical outcome assessments), and biomarker discovery. This will enhance Medidata’s capabilities of integrating data from wearable sensors — including clinical grade metrics — to help customers successfully virtualize clinical trials.
Remote, patient-centered technologies have become an essential part of clinical research, especially in the age of COVID-19; the physical restrictions placed on patients and clinical sites caused by the pandemic can interfere with launching a clinical study and carrying it to completion. Wearable sensors are used in about 15 percent of studies, and the use of sensors is expected to grow to approximately 70 percent by 2025.*
Medidata leads the industry in building and integrating new technologies to revolutionize clinical research in pursuit of patient-centric therapy development. MC10’s focus on clinical grade data capture and novel digital biomarker development represent an important next chapter – advancing the understanding of disease progression and treatment effect in the home.
“Medidata is excited to add the pioneering work at MC10 to our ongoing efforts in building a new platform for ingestion and analytics across a wide array of mobile sensors,” said Anthony Costello, senior vice president, Mobile Health, Medidata. “Incorporating remote biometric data capture and analysis that includes the MC10 nPoint Biostamp, alongside other leading mobile devices, will further strengthen the Medidata platform and help propel the digital transformation of life sciences.”
An integrated Medidata offering will provide research companies and device developers new and innovative ways to collect, normalize and analyze data in pursuit of new therapy development. This enhanced capability will also create a closer connection between patients and the ecosystem of trailblazing researchers, practitioners, and life science companies committed to deepening a shared understanding of disease, transformational therapies, and novel endpoints.
“Medidata is an exceptional fit for MC10. Our combined expertise will help customers and partners take a more data-driven approach to bringing targeted therapies to patients,” said Ben Schlatka, co-founder and CEO, MC10. “We are looking forward to moving ahead together, accelerating the development and deployment of new innovative offerings for our customers and ultimately transforming therapy development to improve the lives of patients.”
Medidata is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, which with its 3DEXPERIENCE platform is positioned to lead the digital transformation of life sciences in the age of personalized medicine with the first end-to-end scientific and business platform, from research to commercialization.
*Intel, “AI and Wearables Bring New Data and Analytics to Clinical Trials,” 2017.
MC10 is a privately held company focused on improving human health through digital solutions. The company combines conformal BioStamp sensors with clinical analytics to unlock novel insights from physiological data collected from the home or in clinical settings. Our flagship product, BioStamp nPoint, is intended for the clinical research community. MC10 is headquartered in Lexington, MA. Visit MC10 online at www.mc10inc.com.
Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,600+ customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.com.
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