Browsing the "CASMI Views" Category

Tackling Translation: And doing so head on…


Translation is a woefully abused term. To use an epicurean analogy, all too often translation is promise akin to a perfectly poached egg, its unctuous yolk yielding to the slightest quiver of the knife. However, ‘translatory initiatives’ in the life sciences frequently deliver a disappointingly overcooked, sturdy and granular yolk. [...]

January 7, 2013 david CASMI Views 0

‘Writing is on the wall’ for FDA’s increasing drug approvals


The FDA’s 35 drug approvals in 2012 continues a recent positive trend. Does this mean we have licked the problem of pharmaceutical innovation? Not exactly, but there are some interesting pointers in this crop of approvals. There are nine medicines for rare diseases – the system is receptive to treatments [...]

December 17, 2012 Andrea Hodgetts CASMI Views 0

Welcome to CASMI


As Director of CASMI, I'd like to welcome you to our blog... [...]

October 28, 2012 richard CASMI Views 0

CASMI has a unique approach to the present medical innovation challenge

017 11 008017 11 Comms Epilepsy Adina Nash_WEB_edit

We will tackle the issues that have lead to failures in the translation of basic bioscience into affordable and widely adopted medical innovations [...]

January 12, 2012 freely CASMI Views 0

CASMI provides independent thought leadership to catalyse change

186 10  458 Immunology 1210_WEB

Using a rigorous, evidence-based approach, we will develop solutions across disciplines and sectors [...]

January 11, 2012 freely CASMI Views 0

CASMI will champion change, working collaboratively with all stakeholders


We combine expertise from academia, industry and the third sector to design new solutions [...]

January 11, 2012 freely CASMI Views 0

CASMI wants socially and economically sustainable solutions that benefit everyone

144 09 070 RNTNEH Prof Shak Sayeed 1407_WEB_edit

We want affordable solutions that meet patient needs and reach the marketplace earlier and more easily [...]

January 10, 2012 freely CASMI Views 0