British Pharmacological Society Honorary Fellowship awarded to Professor Richard Barker

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Recently, Professor Richard Barker, Director of CASMI, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship for his continual and long-standing leadership in the biopharmaceutical industry. The British Pharmacology Society awards both Fellowships and Honorary Fellowships each year. An Honorary Fellowship is the highest award that can be given by the society. Those [...]

December 21, 2016 Maeve Waite CASMI News 0

CASMI Academic Agenda: A focus on ‘pull’ factors


CASMI’s mission is to help make the medical innovation process more efficient and sustainable, recognising that there is much unmet clinical need to address and the development and adoption of new drug solutions are slow and costly. Since inception we have seen the medical innovation process as a circular one [...]

December 20, 2016 Maeve Waite CASMI Views 0

Accelerated Access Review: Final report


On October 24th 2016, the eagerly anticipated final report of the Accelerated Access Review has been released to the public and is available on the GOV.UK website: The Accelerated Access Review (AAR) was commissioned by the government in November 2014. The final report makes recommendations to make it easier [...]

October 25, 2016 Stuart Faulkner CASMI News 0

Personalised Medicine: The Promise, the Hype and the Pitfalls


On Friday 9th September, colleagues from CASMI will be presenting at the University of Oxford’s Healthcare Values Partnership and S:CORT conference ‘Personalised Medicine: The Promise, the Hype and the Pitfalls’. The opening session, to be delivered by Professor Sir John Tooke, Co-Chair of CASMI will explore the dynamics and ethics [...]

September 5, 2016 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Westminster Health Forum Seminar – 26th May 2016

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On 26th May 2016, Westminster Health Forum will be holding a seminar entitled ‘Priorities for healthcare research: funding, regulation and collaboration’ in Central London. The seminar will feature a keynote address from CASMI’s Founding Director Professor Richard Barker, the Lead for the Development and Regulation Work Stream for the Accelerated [...]

January 8, 2016 Andrea Hodgetts Events 0

First Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) – 15-17th April


CASMI is pleased to announce the first Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) taking place in the UK at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on the15th – 17th of April, 2015. PMWC 2015 UK is a content-rich, three day interactive conference designed for experts and thought leaders working in [...]

April 2, 2015 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

AcademiaPharma: Development Partnerships Summit – 12th and 13th May 2015

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AcademiaPharma: Development Partnerships Summit – 12th and 13th May 2015 – Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London Special Workshop on: Medicines Adaptive Pathways for Patients: a new approach to medicines development Presentation from the Deputy Director Megan Morys and special networking workshop will be hosted by Prof Richard Barker on Medicines [...]

March 1, 2015 Andrea Hodgetts Events 0

Open Innovation in the Life Sciences: A Qualitative Study of Barriers and Enablers

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February 19, 2015 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

New Precision Medicine Catapult: Chairman appointed

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Professor Richard Barker is the new chairman of the Precision Medicine Catapult, set to open later in 2015. Richard Barker hopes the UK will be a leader in forging the future of medicine He spent 7 years as Director General of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, and is [...]

February 10, 2015 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Uncertainty: The Key to Health Leadership

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As always at this point in the political cycle, there is a great deal of uncertainty about future policy directions, funding sources and the longevity of certain programmes. Uncertainty has a habit of making people feel anxious, insecure and stressed.  It is often cited anecdotally – personally, the uncertainty over [...]

February 5, 2015 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI Views 0