Navigation Links
Mass. General Cancer Center and Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology biomarker alliance
Date:11/16/2011

Madrid, November 16, 2011.- The President of the BBVA Foundation, Francisco Gonzlez, Jose Baselga, Chief of Hematology/Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGHCC), and Andrs de Kelety, Managing Director at the Vall d'Hebrn Institute of Oncology (VHIO) in Barcelona, yesterday signed the agreement creating the BBVA Foundation Tumor Biomarkers Research Program. Also attending the event was the Foundation's Director, Mr. Rafael Pardo.

Under the terms of this agreement, the BBVA Foundation will fund the collaborative efforts of MGHCC and VHIO to develop personalized therapies for cancer patients through biomarker research. The program will proceed along two main lines new drug discovery and the improvement or optimized use of existing pharmaceutical therapies with the common goals of securing more effective, individually tailored treatments and of accelerating their translation to the clinic, and thereby patient care.

In the oncology field, biomarkers are biological characteristics of malignant cells that are measurable in tumor tissue and, at times, in blood. Biomarkers can measure alterations of the genome, of the proteins encoded by the genome and at times enzymes or metabolites. The information they give can be prognostic how the disease is likely to evolve or predictive how it may respond to a given treatment. Studies in this case will initially center on colorectal, breast and lung cancer, with the intention of expanding into other types like melanomas, lymphomas or prostate cancer.

The BBVA Foundation will provide 2.5 million euros funding over the next five years to facilitate synergies between researchers at MGHCC and VHIO under the direction of doctors Jose Baselga and Daniel Haber (MGHCC) and Josep Tabernero (VHIO). This sum may be revised upward during the life of the program in the light of emerging research needs and according to the economic circumstances of the time.

The grant will be split
'/>"/>

Contact: BBVA Foundation Communication Department
comunicacion@fbbva.es
34-913-745-210
Vall dHebron Institute of Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Uninsured patients in Mass. still mainly the working poor, despite states health reform
2. Mass. General team identifies new class of antiangiogenesis drugs
3. Mass. General study reveals how lung cancers evolve in response to targeted treatment
4. Mass. Health Reform Hasnt Halted Medical Bankruptcies
5. Mass. General enters collaboration to develop new approach to capturing circulating tumor cells
6. Mass. doctor invents product to curb hospital-acquired infections
7. Researchers to study effects of Mass. health reform
8. Mass. General Hospital, Iacocca Foundation announce completion of Phase I diabetes trial
9. Mass. Eye and Ear receives NEI grant renewal for growing clinical/scientists
10. Mass. General Hospital to create registry for coronary optical coherence tomography
11. Novel, noninvasive measurement a strong predictor for heart failure in general population
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/20/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 The ... has caused quite a stir, not only in Hollywood, but ... on December 18th , the ripples of that attack are ... executives’ very jobs at risk. But they are not ... correspondences exposed could be in for some embarrassing times ahead, ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Xarelto bleeding lawsuits filed by men and ... other serious side effects will be consolidated in the ... pretrial proceedings, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. The U.S. ... Friday to transfer 21 Xarelto lawsuits and over 30 ... the Louisiana district court for coordination by Judge Eldon ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Today, Balfleet.com, one of the most outstanding dressmakers ... off on its Mother of the Bride Dresses ... the bride dresses from Balfleet.com feature gorgeous looks and ... takes pride in providing high quality dresses to its ... discounts on our mother of the bride dresses, and ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 20, 2014 Sweetdressy.com , a ... introduced its newest selection of cheap prom dresses for ... popular in the world and clients can buy these ... these prom dresses feature cool cuts and delicate craftsmanship, ... targeting the middle-end market. Discount shipping costs are available ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... The Plantrician Project , a ... tools and resources for healthcare professionals and their ... world’s leading online cooking school, have joined forces ... Culinary Rx. As an online food and nutrition ... for debut spring 2015, will be designed to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Sony Pictures Hack Perfect Example of the Reach a Single Cyber Attack Can Have 2Health News:Sony Pictures Hack Perfect Example of the Reach a Single Cyber Attack Can Have 3Health News:Sony Pictures Hack Perfect Example of the Reach a Single Cyber Attack Can Have 4Health News:Sony Pictures Hack Perfect Example of the Reach a Single Cyber Attack Can Have 5Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4Health News:Balfleet.com is Offering 50%-70% Off of its Mother of the Bride Dresses 2Health News:Cheap Prom Dresses Online Now at Sweetdressy.com 2Health News:The Plantrician Project and the Rouxbe Cooking School Join Forces to Develop Culinary Rx – a Plant-Prescription Course 2Health News:The Plantrician Project and the Rouxbe Cooking School Join Forces to Develop Culinary Rx – a Plant-Prescription Course 3Health News:The Plantrician Project and the Rouxbe Cooking School Join Forces to Develop Culinary Rx – a Plant-Prescription Course 4
... , , DETROIT, Aug. 10 Every day ... given the abuse potential many wind up getting hooked on these drugs and ... of an interview that aired today on the Rick Sanchez show on CNN. ... the title of the interview and it featured Narconon Graduate, Dominick Assante, who ...
... , ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 10 The ... Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Congress to act to prevent ... a federal report on physician "incident to" services (services ... in 2007 under the Medicare program. , ...
... ... July, light therapy specialist Lumie, is advising sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition ... may be required this summer, to keep symptoms of SAD at bay. , ... Cambridge (PRWeb UK) August 10, 2009 -- ...
... , SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 10 ... pioneer in cardiac assist technologies, announced today that it has appointed ... Brown brings over 16 years of experience to WorldHeart. , ... Research where he was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President ...
... , , , ... Cancer Alliance (CCA) today announced the launch of its national awareness campaign, ... as the inaugural host city with events kicking off on September 26-27, 2009. ... Cities Go Blue for Colon Cancer campaign is to promote awareness ...
... environment may be the key to longevity, an expert ... with high IQs live longer, but it is not ... British research shows. , Previous studies have shown an ... that has proved elusive. This is an important question ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Narconon Graduate Lives to Tell Story of Addiction 2Health News:APTA Calls For CMS and Congressional Action to Prohibit Unqualified Personnel From Providing Physical Therapy Services 2Health News:APTA Calls For CMS and Congressional Action to Prohibit Unqualified Personnel From Providing Physical Therapy Services 3Health News:Lumie Reveals Light Levels Received In July Are As Low As A Winter's Day 2Health News:Lumie Reveals Light Levels Received In July Are As Low As A Winter's Day 3Health News:WorldHeart Appoints Morgan Brown as New Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:Cities Go Blue for Colon Cancer 2Health News:Kids With High IQs Live Longer 2Health News:Kids With High IQs Live Longer 3
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014 With advancements in neurological and ... is seeing new growth, according to Kalorama Information. ... for the majority of market volume, newer 3T ... which are creating opportunities for more sophisticated applications. The ... at a rate of 4%, with world market ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... LOS ANGELES , Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) ... candidate ICT-107, a dendritic cell-based immunotherapeutic vaccine targeting ... glioblastoma. The claims of US Patent No. 8,871,211, ... treating neural cancer by administering a dendritic cell ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Ga. and RALEIGH, N.C. ... Trial Marketing Communications, LLC (CTMC), and Integrated Clinical ... patient recruitment and retention for clinical trials announce ... Integrated Clinical Trial Marketing Services (i-CTMS). i-CTMS will ... retention services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 3ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key Patent For ICT-107 Cancer Vaccine 2Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 2Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 3
... Feb. 17, 2012  Communication channels are becoming increasingly plentiful ... ones that drive efficient performance, increase profitability and ... communications options, companies need to identify which external ... how to best use them. ...
... ORLEANS, Feb. 17, 2012  New research looks at whether clot-busting drugs ... was released today and will be presented at the American ... 21 to April 28, 2012. In adults, the clot-busting ... stroke symptoms begin. But few studies have looked at whether the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Effective Communication Options to Increase Organizational Effectiveness 2Is Clot-Busting Drug Safe for Kids with Strokes? 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: