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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

Personalised Medicine: The Promise, the Hype and the Pitfalls

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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

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

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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

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

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: patientsactiveinresearch.org.uk aims to “matchmake” patients, carers and members of the public [...]

February 4, 2015 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0