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Synergistic effect of Tafasitamab and Lenalidomide highlighted by an RWE Study

An observational retrospective study has evaluated the combination of tafasitamab (MOR208) with lenalidomide (Revlimid) in patients with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who were not eligible for high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant.

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Clinical Trials for cancer drugs: the challenge of including disparity

Although“… there has been awareness regarding disparity”, as explained by Dr. Jonathan Loree, the lack of ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs should be considered more thoroughly by the scientific community.

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Tech Giants’ Healthcare drive

Due to the enormous knowledge and expertise gained in the analysis and usage of big data driving digital innovation, it appears that the tech giants will be making a crucial impact in this sector.

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FDA on Real-World Data quality issues: an early guide

Considering the growing interest supported by the improvement of technologies in this sector, the agency is currently investigating when the use of observational data “may be appropriate for evaluating effectiveness from a broad policy perspective and also how individual drug manufacturers submit proposals for using real world data to support marketing applications”.

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Carcik the Italian CAR-T modified therapy

A Phase I/Phase II Clinical Trial is ongoing to test the Italian version Car-T therapy, called Carcik, aimed at treating LLA – Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - at the San Gerardo Hospital in Monza and at the Papa Giovanni XIII Hospital in Bergamo.

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It’s now the turn of CRISPR. The first Clinical Trial soon

The first Clinical Trial will be starting to test the gene-editing technique CRISPR in the United States this Fall.

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RWE studies: an opportunity your company should not miss

Until now, companies have considered RWE studies useful mostly for post-approval safety; there are some big opportunities on the Real-World Evidence horizon that industry and regulators will be considering and implementing soon.

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis: an AI-based model system

A new deep learning model, developed by a team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), is attempting to detect patients at risk of breast cancer at an early stage, before the development of the disease, avoiding later diagnosis.

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What is the future of AI and drug development?

A review recently published in the Journal Trends in Pharmacological Sciences analyzed the potential improvements that AI could bring to drug development in the next decade

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Clinical trials: Evidilya your best partner worldwide

Evidilya has partnered market leaders and technology innovators in the life sciences sector worldwide. Thanks to strategic operation hubs around the world and partnerships with a global network of science specialists, we are able to implement both international and country-specific research projects.

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Bring Your Own Device

Launched by Fitbit, Bring Your Own Device is the first digital health technology initiative. It is part of the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us research program and it is developed under the Precision Medicine Initiative. It consists in a fitness tracker that has the goal to collect data from a variety of populations drawing on surveys, physical measurements, EHRs, and digital health technologies.

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Are you depressed? Just a click on your phone can reveal it

The days when mobile phones were “simply” a tool used to connect people distant in space, seem so far away. A novelty that eradicates once again this definition, now outdated, is launched by a startup from Palo Alto, California.

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Muscle function and physical performance’s health claims: an EFSA update

Following a request by EFSA, the Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens has recently updated the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance, originally published in 2012.

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The new pacemaker (evidence) generation

It’s been 60 years since the first implantable pacemaker was introduced into the market. Today a new monitoring process is available for patients and Hp’s: Medtronic – whose founder created some of the first pacemaker models – has designed a mobile app that enables pacemakers-communication via mobile phone or tablets.

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MyStudies App, the FDA’S real-world lens

FDA has recently taken action in the real-world evidence field by releasing a new health App: MyStudies App is a standardized digital platform where researchers can collect, organize and analyze a variety of data directly from the real-world environment.

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