Navigation Links
Medical Research Leaders Explore Novel Strategies to Expedite the Search for Cures
Date:12/2/2009

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 600 medical research executives, scientists, policy makers, and funders today convened to explore novel development approaches and innovative funding strategies at the inaugural Partnering for Cures meeting.

FasterCures, the Washington-based center of the Milken Institute, convened Partnering for Cures to facilitate multi-sector collaborations needed to turn a scientific discovery into an accessible therapy. This effort unites the power of philanthropy, passion of nonprofit disease organizations, and the expertise of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

"With all the financial and human capital flowing through America's medical system, there are still too many diseases for which there are no cures or effective treatments. We want to help change that," said Margaret Anderson, Executive Director of FasterCures. "One of our goals for this effort is to catalyze a more effective and efficient medical research enterprise through more strategic and timely allocation of critical resources."

Partnering for Cures highlighted best practices in the conduct and management of medical research and outcomes-oriented approaches that could streamline the process. It provided participants with a unique opportunity to learn first-hand from cure entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders who are producing dramatic results for patients, from cystic fibrosis and multiple myeloma to malaria and HIV.

"We believe the incentives of all the stakeholders in medical research can be better aligned to produce the result all are working towards - value and benefit for patients. This effort helps facilitate this alignment," added Anderson.

The meeting featured more than 80 of the most forward-thinking leaders spotlighting solutions to decades-long challenges facing the medical research system, 42 medical research foundations presented their re
'/>"/>

SOURCE FasterCures
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Gamida Cell Announces Feasibility Study With Weill Cornell Medical College
2. New Jerseys Best and Brightest Minds Discuss Challenges Facing Medical Innovation, Call for Policies to Preserve U.S. Leadership in Research and Development
3. PacsDrive Announces Low Cost Medical Imaging Storage Service, Seeks to Alter Status Quo in Health Care IT
4. Aethlon Medical to Present at LD MICRO Conference on December 3, 2009
5. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Signs Distribution Agreement with MDK for the Sale of Two Diagnostic Kits in Southeast Asia
6. ISMPP Announces Publication of Good Publication Practice for Communicating Company-Sponsored Medical Research: GPP2 Guidelines Published in the BMJ
7. Exiqon Recognizes Harvard Medical School Core Facility as MicroRNA Screening Center of Excellence
8. Elsevier is Re-Launching "Embase" to be a Powerful Resource Providing Deep Insights and Answers to Biomedical Researchers
9. Integrated Electrical Services Awarded Contract to Provide Electrical Systems for U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
10. Entest BioMedical Files 3rd Patent Application for COPD Stem Cell Treatment
11. BioMS Medical Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... Research and Markets  has announced the ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Transfection is ... or RNA) into cells. This technology helps the cells ... protein metabolism by affecting the nuclear genes. The transfection ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Cayenne Medical, ... specializing in the soft tissue reconstruction segment, announced ... System for surgeries involving the shoulder and extremities. ... a novel, inserter-controlled deployment method. The unique delivery ... deployment, anchor pull-out, or anchor displacement (also commonly ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Terascala, the industry leader in ... a former vice president of product management for Flexera ... of marketing. Terascala’s software when combined with leading compute ... highest performance and most reliable solutions for processing big ... channel expansion and broaden its product portfolio. His leadership ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014 Senior supply chain ... professional associations, addressed the challenges of “Reducing Cost, Lead ... Industries” through strategic sourcing. Describing the partnership of the ... Supply Chain Management Institute ( SCMI) of the ... June 24 at the Kroc Institute of Peace and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:International Transfection Technology Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019 2Cayenne Medical Launches SureLock™ All-Suture Anchor System for Shoulder and Extremity Surgery 2Cayenne Medical Launches SureLock™ All-Suture Anchor System for Shoulder and Extremity Surgery 3Terascala Expands Executive Team 2Terascala Expands Executive Team 3Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 2Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 3Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 4
... Fla., April 9 Cryo-Cell International, Inc. ... world,s largest and most established family cord blood banks, ... 28, 2009. Consolidated revenues for the first quarter ... approximately $4.2 million for the first quarter of fiscal ...
... the release of it,s advanced nutritional supplement, Caplex, ... a unique patent pending formulation created by ... provides cancer patients a comprehensive source of the ... on results accumulated from medical research. Impressive changes ...
... NANTONG, China, April 8 Sinobiopharma Pharmaceutical Group ... the appointment of Ms. Yan Tan as Director ... Co., Ltd., Netherlands. She served as a China-based ... sold to Schering-Plough. Prior to Organon, Ms. Tan ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cryo-Cell International, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 2Cryo-Cell International, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 3Cryo-Cell International, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results 4Cancer Fighting Nutrition Supplement, Caplex, Offers Cancer Patients A New All-Natural Treatment Option 2Sinobiopharma, Inc. Appoints New Director of Marketing 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... Shenzhen, July 10, 2014---A team of researchers from The ... have identified a gene of wild soybean linked to ... to grow in saline soil. This study published online ... to unveil novel genomic information for crop improvement. , ... to domestication and human selection, cultivated soybeans have less ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new way ... called Virtual Finger, allows scientists to move through ... synapses using the flat surface of their computer ... studies orders of magnitude more efficient, saving time, ... many areas of experimental biology. The software and ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Evidence exists that cannabinoid receptor type 1 ... Ca2+ influx, and reduce neurotransmitter release. However, ... 1 can increase extracellular Ca2+ influx and ... his team, Tongji Hospital Affiliated to Tongji ... Technology, China used whole cell voltage-clamp and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):BGI reports a novel gene for salt tolerance found in wild soybean 2Virtual finger enables scientists to navigate and analyze complex 3D images 2
... Of Southern California School Of Dentistry have uncovered another clue ... leads to palate formation. Cleft palate is one ... out of every 700 live births. Clefts are more common ... males are twice as likely to have a cleft lip, ...
... record biometric revenues and profitability, WALL, N.J., ... BKYI), a leader in wireless public safety and,finger-based ... and strong revenue growth for its second quarter,ended ... operations for the quarter ended June 30,2008 was ...
... As people age, their cells become less efficient at ... of toxic material that is especially pronounced in Alzheimer,s, Parkinson,s ... first time, scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine ... entire organ the liver and shown that, as ...
Cached Biology News:USC researchers identify alternate pathway that leads to palate development 2USC researchers identify alternate pathway that leads to palate development 3BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability on Strong Revenue Growth for Second Quarter 2008 2BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability on Strong Revenue Growth for Second Quarter 2008 3BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability on Strong Revenue Growth for Second Quarter 2008 4BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability on Strong Revenue Growth for Second Quarter 2008 5In scientific first, Einstein researchers correct decline in organ function associated with old age 2In scientific first, Einstein researchers correct decline in organ function associated with old age 3
Request Info...
Request Info...
Epi-Grids™ Colony Grid Templates are easy-to-use griding templates that allow rapid organization of colonies from initial screening plates and for preparing precise master plates....
Competitors to lower non-specific signal...
Biology Products: