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Ignite application deadline fast approaching

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CASMI and the the UCLH Biomedical Research Centre are delighted to announce the second round of Ignite: A Medical Innovation Summit.   Ignite is an immersive and challenging experience that will position a small cohort of leaders to drive change in medical innovation. By combining debate sessions, networking and immersive experiences in aligned organisations, [...]

January 26, 2018 eibhlin mullarney CASMI News 0

Accelerating access to medical innovation joint FORUM

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The Academy of Medical Sciences published the report of a joint FORUM meeting with CASMI, the Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research on ‘Accelerating access to medical innovation: a research agenda for innovation science’. In summer 2017, the Academy of Medical Sciences, in partnership with CASMI, [...]

January 25, 2018 eibhlin mullarney CASMI News 0

Is Precision Medicine The Future of Healthcare?

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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 and enablers, how science can impact, and the importance of stakeholder buy-in. Click here to [...]

November 28, 2017 Maeve Waite CASMI News 0

Accelerated Access Review: Government Response

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The Accelerated Access Review set out a vision for how to deliver promising technologies to patients more quickly and more cheaply. On Friday 3rd November 2017, the Government responded to the review and accepted its recommendations. CASMI co-founder Professor Richard Barker commented, “As a major contributor to the AAR, we are delighted [...]

November 6, 2017 Maeve Waite CASMI News 0

Cancer drug funding decisions in Scotland: Impact of new end-of-life, orphan and ultra-orphan processes

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CASMI have recently published a new paper entitled Cancer drug funding decisions in Scotland: Impact of new end-of-life, orphan and ultra-orphan processes, in BMC Health Services Research. The paper was written by Dr Liz Morrell and Dr Richard Barker, in collaboration with co-authors from the Health Economics Research Centre and the Health Experiences Institute in [...]

September 18, 2017 Maeve Waite CASMI News 0

Accelerating Access to Personalised Medicine

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On March 8th 2017, the symposium, Accelerating Access to Personalised Medicine – a joint endeavour between CASMI, NIHR University College London Hospital Biomedical Research Centre, the Healthcare Values Partnership, and the UCL Personalised Medicines domain – was held at University College London. The main aims for this joint venture were [...]

May 8, 2017 Maeve Waite CASMI News 0

Does the Public Prefer Health Gain for Cancer Patients? A Systematic Review of Public Views on Cancer and its Characteristics

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CASMI have recently published a paper entitled Does the Public Prefer Health Gain for Cancer Patients? A Systematic Review of Public Views on Cancer and its Characteristics, in Pharmacoeconomics. The paper was written by Dr Liz Morrell and Dr Richard Barker, in collaboration with co-authors from the Health Economics Research Centre and the [...]

May 2, 2017 Maeve Waite CASMI News 0

CASMI at the RDM Symposium

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CASMI will be attending the University of Oxford’s Radcliffe Department of Medicine Annual Symposium on Monday 6th March 2017. Held at the Saïd Business School in Oxford, our postdoctoral researcher, Dr Liz Morrell, will be presenting her academic poster on the comparison of the Cancer Drugs Fund and NICE decisions, [...]

February 27, 2017 Maeve Waite CASMI News 0

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

Accelerated Access Review: Final report

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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: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/getting-patients-quicker-access-to-innovative-healthcare 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