The Thomson Corporation has announced the introduction of its integrated research solution, Thomson Pharma. Thomson Pharma is designed to bring an information solution to the workflow of the drug discovery and development process, providing research tools that fulfill the information needs of professionals working at all stages of the drug development pipeline. Full commercial launch of Thomson Pharma is expected in January 2005.
Thomson Pharma integrates information from Thomson Scientific, with content from other information businesses across Thomson including content from its Financial, Healthcare, and Legal and Regulatory groups. This integration is expected to provide scientific researchers and other professionals with a complete pharmaceutical information source. The core Thomson Pharma content areas include drug information, intellectual property data, literature and news, company data, chemical information, sequence data, and drug target information, enhanced with content resources and search tools. Thomson Pharma provides content derived from legacy products such as Investigational Drugs Database (IDdb), Derwent World Patents Index, Delphion, Web of Science, Drugdex, and others.
(www.thomson.com; www.thomson.com/scientific; www.thomsonpharma.com)