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LIMS in Clinical Trials Sample Management

In the 1980s, during the nascent era of laboratory information management systems (LIMS), major analytical instrument manufacturers figured that producing software to help acquire information from those devices while managing lab samples might leverage sales of those high-margin instruments. Since that time, many so-called “Pure Play” LIMS vendors have emerged. Shonali Paul at ISBER demonstrates how LIMS has evolved in clinical trials sample management over the years.