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Days after the White House announced a new precision-medicine initiative, an influential group of US lawmakers has released its own wish list for biomedical research. On 27 January, several members... Read more
Representatives from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries said last Friday (Dec. 12) they expect work on the bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative this spring to be a staging ground for... Read more
More than 60% of US prescriptions for cancer drugs call for using the medicines in ways that are not approved by the government. Often, they are the only hope against a fatal illness that has... Read more
Medicare officials are evaluating new approaches to finding the most effective cures for cancer.Researchers developing more targeted therapies are anxious to see whether cancer drugs approved for use... Read more
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), in collaboration with Foundation Medicine and Friends of Cancer Research, and in partnership with many advocacy organizations, today launched the... Read more
FDA’s biologics center grants accelerated approval to the first U.S. vaccine targeting serogroup B meningococcal disease after a 4.5-month review; the vaccine is expected to come up for discussion,... Read more
A conversation on the past, present and what the future holds for battling disease.With billions of dollars being spent in research and development each year, with thousands of grassroots and... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection.Harvoni is the first combination pill approved... Read more
Advances in understanding the molecular basis of cancer have led to an escalation in comprehensive panels of multi-marker gene assays of cancer-driver mutations, as opposed to traditional single-... Read more
Friends of Cancer Research and Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc./Alexandria Venture InvestmentsHost Forum on Next Generation SequencingA Blueprint For Drug/Diagnostic Co-development    Washington... Read more