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SNM's clinical trials network gains added support from industry leader
Date:5/13/2009

Reston, Va.The SNM Clinical Trials Network, an initiative designed to address the need for streamlined drug discovery through the integration of imaging biomarkers into multi-center clinical trials, recently added Genentech, Inc. as a supporter.

SNM, the world's largest medical and scientific society for molecular imaging professionals, inaugurated the Clinical Trials Network in late 2008 to facilitate more cost-effective drug development through the integration and standardization of imaging biomarkers into Phase 1, 2, 3 and 4 therapeutic clinical trials. As part of this initiative, the society continues to bring together pharmaceutical developers, the imaging community, biomarker manufacturers and regulatory agencies to address critical needs for incorporating imaging biomarkers into multi-center trials. A formal introduction to the Clinical Trials Network was provided at a two-day workshop in Clearwater Beach, Fla. in February 2009 and additional educational sessions about the network are planned for June during SNM's 56th Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

"We are gratified to have Genentecha pioneer in the field of developing targeted therapeuticsjoin us in this important endeavor, which we hope will broaden the scope and effectiveness of today's medical practice and lead to improved patient care in the near future," said Peter S. Conti, M.D., Ph.D., co-chair of the SNM Clinical Trials Network and professor of radiology, pharmacy and biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California. "We are pleased that such an innovative corporate leader supports our mission of advancing molecular imaging and therapy."

The use of imaging in clinical trials can help pharmaceutical developers determine earlier in the development process whether a new product is clinically promising by allowing physicians to see and assess whether it is working as intended for a patient, explained Dr. Conti.

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Contact: Amy Shaw
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703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine
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