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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

‘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

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

FDA uses ‘adaptive’ approach championed by CASMI for experimental Ebola treatment

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this month announced that they were lifting the hold on the experimental Ebola drug, TKM-Ebola, to allow ‘fast-tracked’ safety and efficacy studies to go ahead.  This decision was made in light of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which health experts are declaring as an emergency situation. [...]

August 26, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Adaptive Licensing Report Launched by CASMI, ABPI and BIA

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On 2 June 2014, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), the BioIndustry Association (BIA) and the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation (CASMI) jointly organised a stakeholder event in London to publicise the EMA’s Adaptive Licensing pilot project. This workshop allowed pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as [...]

July 1, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0