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Director Chairs Webinar on Adaptive Pathways to Patients

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Professor Richard Barker chaired a webinar session on “Breakthrough Designation & Medicine Adaptive Pathways to Patients.” This webinar, held on 12 May 2014, featured the participation of many of the world’s leaders on new accelerated clinical development pathways. The EMA’s announcement of a pilot project in adaptive pathways, the UK [...]

May 22, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Video: The Melanoma trial of the future

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CASMI Associate Fellow Sarah Garner spoke about what ‘the melanoma trial of the future’ should look like at a recent conference in Brussells. See the documentary on patient participation in clinical research in the video below. [...]

May 22, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

Director Speaks at House of Commons

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CASMI’s Director, Professor Richard Barker, spoke at Pfizer’s roundtable on ‘NICE: 15 years on’  at the House of Commons this month. [...]

May 15, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

EVENT: How can open data be used for innovation and better patient outcomes in primary care?


Building on CASMI and Nesta’s recent report, Which doctors take up promising ideas? New insights from open data, this event will explore how open data can improve the quality of our primary care services and achieve better patient outcomes throughout NHS England.  Discussion will focus on several key questions: How are GPs [...]

April 23, 2014 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI News 0

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