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Cancer Research U.K. to launch 14-drug, personalized medicine trial

Friday, April 18, 2014 01:57 PM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

British researchers, working with two global pharmaceutical companies, are planning to launch a different kind of personalized medicine clinical trial that could change how cancer drugs are studied and potentially cut the time and cost of bringing them to market.

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ePharmaSolutions' ReferralPlus increases match rate for trial volunteers

Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:22 AM

ePharmaSolutions, a provider of eClinical solutions, says results of initial pilot studies for its patient matching and triaging solution, ReferralPlus, show a significant improvement in match rates for people actively searching for clinical trials in which to participate.

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Trial results for AbbVie’s Hepatitis C candidate heat up race for effective treatment

Monday, April 14, 2014 12:51 PM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

The race to replace interferon with a far more effective treatment for hepatitis C has become one of the most promising and lucrative battles in drug development, as AbbVie, Gilead Sciences, Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb vie for the finish line.

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Report: Growing divide between drug development, healthcare system in U.K.

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:02 PM

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has issued a report that findsover half of the active products in the global industry research pipeline are personalized medicines, and the U.K. healthcare system is at risk of failing to adapt to this new challenge. The report highlights the emergence of specialized medicines as a key challenge for the U.K. pharmaceutical industry and says for the commercial environment in the U.K. to respond to this challenge, a fundamental shift in the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) approaches is needed.

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Greenphire, ERT partner to boost patient compliance for global clinical trials

Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:47 PM

Greenphire, a provider of payment technology for the clinical trial industry, has formed a strategic partnership with ERT, a global provider of high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection. The partnership will integrate Greenphire's ClinCard System with ERT's best-in-class electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) technology.

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ACRES, Verified Clinical Trials partner to promote clinical trial safety

Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:45 PM

Verified Clinical Trials (VCT) and the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) have launched a partnership.

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CEO Roundtable on Cancer launches data-sharing initiative to accelerate drug development

Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:03 PM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has launched Project Data Sphere, a new online oncology data-sharing platform using de-identified cancer patient information with the goal of accelerating drug discovery—by developing more efficient clinical trial protocols, epidemiological studies and, ultimately, new cancer therapies. 

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WaveCheck receives $100,000 from Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:33 PM

WaveCheck has received a $100,000 catalyst grant from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR). The funding builds upon MaRS Innovation's Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for WaveCheck, which successfully raised over $50,000 from over 500 supporters worldwide over two months last fall.

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Genentech, PatientsLikeMe enter patient-centric research collaboration

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:24 PM

PatientsLikeMe, a patient network and a real-time research platform, has formed a five-year agreement with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, to explore using PatientsLikeMe’s global online patient network to develop innovative ways to research patients’ real-world experiences with disease and treatment. The agreement is the first broad research collaboration between PatientsLikeMe and a pharmaceutical company and provides PatientsLikeMe the opportunity to expand its patient network in oncology.

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Tisch MS Research Center uses crowdfunding to finance clinical trial

Friday, April 4, 2014 11:07 AM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

Culminating 10 years of stem cell research for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), the Tisch MS Research Center in New York has raised more than $244,000 through donation-based crowdfunding in less than three weeks for a 20-patient phase I clinical trial that researchers say has the potential to repair the damage caused by the chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system.

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