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Petition: Put Patients at the Heart of Medical Innovation

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Put patients at the heart of medical innovation Patient organisations believe that their voice and engagement would make major, positive changes to priorities at several stages in the medical innovation process. The announcements of a UK Early Access scheme and an Adaptive Licensing Pilot in Europe are hugely positive steps [...]

April 4, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

CASMI’s Director to speak at Real World Data Conference


You may have heard by now that the EMA has confirmed that they are going to be implementing their new Adaptive Licensing program pilot.   What does this mean for you?   The new ‘progressive licensing’ pilot, which will see products launched earlier to small patient sets, will require more [...]

March 28, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

CASMI’s Patient Manifesto Launch reported by Pharmaphorum


CASMI’s Patient Manifesto, which launched at the House of Commons this week, was been reported by Pharmaphorum. Read the full article on their website here or below.   A major cultural shift is required to make medical innovation ‘patient driven’, according to a new manifesto. The call for change comes from [...]

March 28, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Adaptive Pathways to Accelerate Patient Access to Innovative Medicines

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CASMI warmly welcomes the EMA’s announcement of the potential for ‘Adaptive Licensing’ route for new medicines. It offers a ‘win’ for patients, for innovative companies and potentially for the NHS, as it allows innovative medicines to reach patients significantly earlier, with the collection of safety and effectiveness data through fast-developing [...]

March 28, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

CASMI Launches Patient Manifesto at House of Commons

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Today CASMI and Empower will launch ‘The Patient Manifesto’ at The House of Commons, 4-6pm. The manifesto, written in partnership with Genetic Alliance UK, calls for a redesign of the entire medical innovation process to meet the needs and expectations of patients rather than the establishment. The manifesto calls for: [...]

March 25, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

CTSCC Publishes in BioProcess International

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CASMI Translational Stem Cell Consortium today published a concise review of “Cell Therapy Bioprocessing Technologies and Indicators of Technological Convergence” in BioProcess International. Click here to read the full paper. [...]

March 13, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Conference: Regulating Experimental Medicine during a Pandemic


‘Regulating Experimental Medicine during a Pandemic’ will be run in association with CASMI as part of the NIHR UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre/ UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences Academic Careers Office Experimental Medicine Conference Series. The objectives of the conference are: To review and recommend revisions to the initial [...]

February 26, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

2014 SENS Research Foundation Summer Scholar Program, in Partnership with CASMI

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Internships in Regenerative Medicine at World-Leading Institutions The SENS Research Foundation, in collaboration with the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation (CASMI), is proud to offer undergraduate students a unique opportunity to undertake cutting-edge research with world-renowned leaders in Regenerative Medicine. SRF scholars will also benefit from the [...]

February 17, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Open data can take temperature of where, when and which GPs take up new practices


Analysis of primary care open data shows the potential to chart GP surgeries’ uptake of promising innovations in technologies, drugs and practices. This analysis is published today in a report – ‘Which doctors take up promising ideas? New insights from open data‘ – co-authored by CASMI and Nesta. This research [...]

January 28, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

CTSCC Publishes in Stem Cells and Development

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The CASMI Translational Stem Cell Consortium has published it’s first paper in Stem Cells and Development. Increased global connectivity has catalyzed technological development in almost all industries, in part through the facilitation of novel collaborative structures. Notably, open innovation and crowd-sourcing-of expertise and/or funding-has tremendous potential to increase the efficiency [...]

January 6, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0