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December 2, 2020
Washington, DC - December 2, 2020 – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) praises the scientific endeavor that has unfolded during the past months to discover a safe and effective vaccine against the…
November 24, 2020
In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic began to shut down normal day-to-day activities in the U.S. No industry was spared, including drug discovery. During her keynote address at the 2020 Veeva R&D…
November 24, 2020
Hutch researchers launch liquid biopsy study; large biomarker protocol publishes, providing ‘roadmap’ for treatment of metastatic patients Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are…
November 20, 2020
Clinicians are increasingly looking to big data and electronic medical records (EMR) data integration tools in support of clinical decision-making questions and processes for improved access and care…
November 19, 2020
A new white paper from the Friends of Cancer Research offers a blueprint for reimagining the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Accelerated Approval Program for drugs and biologics that treat…
November 18, 2020
The global “COVID-19 diagnostics market size” is projected to reach USD 11.40 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period. Uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus worldwide…
November 17, 2020
Seven leading diagnostics developers and lab services companies today announced the launch of the Access to Comprehensive Genomic Profiling Coalition (ACGP), whose mission is to advocate for the…
November 12, 2020
Executive Summary The intensely negative advisory committee for Biogen’s proposed Alzheimer’s therapy was a shocker. Would it have happened if US FDA had been able to convene an in-person event…
November 11, 2020
Varian Medical Systems Inc. has invested $10 million in and inked a collaboration agreement with Cota Inc., a Boston-based curator of oncology clinical data. The radiation oncology company will now…
November 10, 2020
Cota Health, an oncology-focused data curation and big data analytics platform, today raised $10 million in the form of a convertible loan from Varian Medical Technology. Under the agreement, Varian…