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Brazilians flock to pharmacies: How healthcare companies can bolster sales by embracing this shifting shopper trend
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Susan Abedi
Barbara Klimas
Continuous Glucose Monitoring provides a balance to the A1c biomarker, providing thousands of data points to help improve diabetes treatment.
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Win Shaw
A primer on different kinds of biomarkers and how these tools are enabling precision medicine.
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Brad Smith
Can industry attract more oncology patients into genotype-matched trials?
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Eric Groves
Five challenges of delivering immuno-oncology trials and how to overcome them.
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Costa Panagos
Today’s complex clinical trials need the support of a laboratory that can provide scientific, technological, and operational expertise to better meet the needs of patients, sites, and the sponsors they support.
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Win Shaw
Physicians and scientists have recognized for many years that not every patient responds to a given drug in the same way.  Some patients may derive very good therapeutic benefit from a given drug, and others may not.  Similarly, some patients may show severe adverse drug reactions while others experience no side effects. With the tremendous increases in our knowledge of molecular biology, genetics, and genomics in recent years, we are now much better placed to understand the biological reasons for differences in patients’ responses to the same drug, and this is particularly true in the field of oncology. Imagine a hypothetical scenario in which 10 different genetic variants are involved in the development of cancer. It is possible that a drug already on the market may help patients...
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Patrick Hurban
With rapid advances in genomic technologies, today their value extends beyond the discovery phase of drug research. Here, Dr. Patrick Hurban explains how to select the right genomic technology to gain the right insights that successfully advance research and development programs. To learn more about how genomics can be used to create smarter trials for the patients that need them, join Dr. Patrick Hurban and other industry experts for a free Google Hangout on genomics, Tuesday July 14. RSVP here:  http://bit.ly/GenomicKnowHow
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