CASMI is the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation, a partnership between Oxford University and UCL, created to develop new models for medical innovation. The centre aims to address the issues that have led to current failures in the translation of basic bioscience into affordable and widely adopted new treatments.


CASMI is pleased to announce that Professor Richard Barker has written a new article, published in Future Medicine, entitled ‘Is precision medicine the future of healthcare?’ The article discusses issues around definition of precision medicine, its barriers [...]

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Last week saw coverage by the media of NICE recommendation of two new drugs to treat breast cancer – palbociclib and ribociclib. These are a new class of small molecule drugs, which inhibit DNA synthesis [...]