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

Patient Involvement: New Website Unites Patients and Researchers

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By Zoe Petit-Zeman, Director of Patient Involvement – Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. Chatting the other day with a colleague, we were wondering whether it would be unacceptably cheesy to launch our new website on Valentine’s Day. It was quite tempting: aims to “matchmake” patients, carers and members of the public [...]

February 4, 2015 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

‘From Adaptive Licensing to Adaptive Pathways’ paper has been published in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

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Scientists argue that scientific and political changes will make adaptive pathways the preferred approach to make new treatments available. “Adaptive pathways should be the preferred approach in the near future to bring new medicines to patients.” A number of scientists, including members of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and its [...]

December 17, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Reflections on a Health Crisis

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Ebola is worrying, very worrying. The worst outbreak of recent times has taken thousands of lives in four West African countries and the virus has begun to appear in the US and Europe – and in one case transmitted to a local healthcare worker. The death rate from this terrible [...]

October 13, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI Views 0

CASMI IMI IMiPACT Stakeholder Platform 2014

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                                 The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation (CASMI) will be holding an IMPACT Stakeholder Platform on Monday 20th October from 12 – 5pm at The Wellcome [...]

October 13, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

‘Shaping the Future of Open Innovation’ – CASMI’s latest paper for Wellcome Trust

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‘Shaping the Future of Open Innovation: A practical guide for life sciences organisations‘ is the latest publication from a major CASMI project supported by the Wellcome Trust. The research was conducted in collaboration with Kinapse. Open innovation, which we define as the process of innovating with others for shared risk and reward to [...]

September 4, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0