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Roche becomes majority shareholder in Foundation Medicine

Thursday, April 9, 2015 01:41 PM

Roche has become a majority shareholder of Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company based in Cambridge, Mass. Roche purchased approximately 15.6 million shares of common stock through a tender offer from Foundation Medicine stockholders at a price of $50 per share.

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Foundation Medicine, Flatiron Health collaborate to develop data platform

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 01:03 PM

Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company based in Cambridge, Mass., and Flatiron Health, a healthcare technology company headquartered in New York, have announced a strategic collaboration to develop a unique, proprietary cloud-based information platform combining genomic and clinical treatment and outcomes data to significantly advance the field of precision medicine for cancer.

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Cancer Innovation forum calls for improving cancer research ecosystem

Monday, October 27, 2014 12:58 PM

Accelerating the delivery of promising new cancer treatments depends on one critical requirement—ensuring patients are actively involved in the cancer research and drug development process from beginning to end.

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MD Anderson, Foundation Medicine partner

Friday, August 15, 2014 02:52 PM

The University of TexasMD Anderson Cancer Center has announced an alliance with Cambridge, Mass.-based Foundation Medicine. The teams are opening a randomized, controlled trial to determine whether targeted therapies selected based on tumor molecular profiling compared with treatment not selected on this basis results in longer progression-free survival in patients with advanced disease.

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Amgen joins NCI to accelerate development of personalized cancer treatments

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:26 AM

Amgen will collaborate with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the NIH, and other public and private sector partners, on the Lung Master Protocol (Lung-MAP), a new clinical trial program that will use biomarker-driven research and genomic profiling to match squamous cell lung cancer patients to investigational treatments based on their individual cancer profiles. Lung-MAP is the first trial of its kind to study a large number of rare lung cancer subsets under one trial protocol.

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U.S. cancer researchers launching five-drug personalized medicines trial

Monday, April 21, 2014 01:12 PM

U.S. cancer researchers plan to launch a five-drug clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer in mid-May, in a public-private collaboration between several major cancer organizations and five pharmaceutical companies that marks the second American multi-drug research program into personalized medicines to treat different cancers.

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Foundation Medicine, Agios collaborate on cancer metabolism programs

Friday, April 5, 2013 11:36 AM

Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company, and Agios Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company, have formed a multi-year diagnostic partnership for Agios' lead programs in cancer metabolism.

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Foundation Medicine expands Series B financing to $56M

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 03:07 PM

Foundation Medicine, a Cambridge Mass.-based molecular information company, has expanded its Series B financing, raising an additional $13.5 million and bringing the total raised in the round to $56 million. The new investors include Bill Gates, Evan Jones and Yuri Milner.

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Foundation Medicine, Ariad collaborate on genomic characterization in AP26113 oncology program

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:28 PM

Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company, and Ariad Pharmaceuticals, an emerging global oncology company, announced a genomic profiling collaboration to study AP26113, Ariad's investigational dual-inhibitor of ALK and EGFR in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and other cancers.

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Foundation Medicine, AstraZeneca collaborate on genomic profiling for targeted cancer therapies

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 09:23 AM

Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company based in Cambridge, Mass., has formed a multi-year collaboration with global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to identify alterations found in cancer-related tumor genes that may predict a person's response or resistance to targeted medicines.

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