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NIH All of Us Research Program and Precision Medicine

The National Institute of Health: All of Us Research Program

A study that will provide much-needed insight for healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies, allowing for a truly patient-centric approach with precision medicine. “The ultimate goal of the All of Us Research Program is to collect information to lead to incredible discoveries in biomedical research and precision medicine, but along the way, we are going to transform lives. […]

Lay Summaries of Clinical Study Results: An Overview

Lay summaries help to provide transparency and understanding of clinical study results to the general public 2. What are the Current Regulatory Requirements? 2.1 European Medicines Agency: EU Clinical Trial Regulation 536/2014 The EMA initiated the call for the submission of lay summaries through the European Union Clinical Trials Regulation (EU CTR) 536/2014. Among other […]

Vision of the future of Medical Affairs

Future of Medical Affairs: “Third Strategic Pillar”

“Third Strategic Pillar” of the pharmaceutical industry Learn what McKinsey & Company has to say about the future of Medical Affairs, “A Vision for Medical Affairs in 2025”.  Are you ready for the future of Medical Affairs? In A vision for Medical Affairs in 2025, a new report released by McKinsey & Company, Medical Affairs is cited as […]

a partnership driving healthcare innovation

Editorial: Public-Private Partnerships as Drivers of Innovation in Healthcare

This article was originally published on Frontiers in Medicine. Authors: Remco L.A. de Vrueh, Jon S. B. de Vlieger, and Daan J. A. Crommelin Editorial on the Research TopicPublic-Private Partnerships as drivers of innovation in healthcare The format: from bilateral to multilateral Around the turn of the century, a rather simple classification of public-private-partnerships (PPPs) […]

patient involvement in translational medicine

Improving the Translational Medicine Process: Moving Patients From “End-Users” to “Engaged Collaborators”

This article was originally published on Frontiers in Medicine. Authors: Manuela Battaglia1,  Pat Furlong2, Nico Martinus Wulffraat3, and Felicitas Bellutti Enders4 1Diabetes Research Institute, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy 2Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, Hackensack, NJ, United States 3Department of Pediatric Immunology, Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands 4Allergy Unit, Department […]