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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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Foundation Medicine completes $42.5M Series B financing

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:18 PM

Foundation Medicine, a Cambridge, Mass.-based molecular information company focused on bringing comprehensive cancer genomic analysis to routine clinical care, has completed a $42.5 million Series B financing.

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Foundation Medicine to provide Novartis with genetic info for oncology programs

Friday, June 8, 2012 01:00 PM

Molecular information company Foundation Medicine has extended its pilot program with Novartis to provide comprehensive genomic analysis in support of Novartis' clinical oncology programs.

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Foundation Medicine, Johnson & Johnson collaborate in oncology research

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 01:10 PM

Foundation Medicine has reported a collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development. The collaboration is focused on using Foundation Medicine's comprehensive clinical cancer genomic test to identify potential biomarkers to support J&JPRD oncology clinical development programs. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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