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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Denis Lacombe about re-engineering pharmaceutical research

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Denis Lacombe about re-engineering pharmaceutical research

Re-engineering pharmaceutical research, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Dr Denis Lacombe, Director General of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC). Can you tell me a bit about the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)? We are a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation established for 60 years, focusing on survival and ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Síle Lane about re-engineering pharmaceutical research

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Síle Lane about re-engineering pharmaceutical research

Re-engineering pharmaceutical research, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Dr Síle Lane, head of international campaigns and policy at Sense About Science. Undisclosed clinical trial results are unfortunately common - how does this impact progression in research and treatment? When results from clinical trials aren’t published it means the same research can get repeated unnecessarily. This ...

EU Project PhilHumans ESMH

EU Project : PhilHumans

PhilHumans : The goal of the PhilHumans (Personal Health Interfaces Leveraging Human-MAchine Natural interactionS) project is to train a next generation of young researchers in innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) and establish user interaction with their personal health devices in an advanced and intuitive way. PhilHumans will investigate cutting-edge AI methods for human-machine interaction in the ...

EU project Clarify ESMH

EU Project : CLARIFY

CLARIFY : There were 17 million new cases of cancer diagnosed worldwide in 2018. Survival rates of cancer patients were rather poor until recent decades, when diagnostic techniques have been improved and novel therapeutic options have been developed. It is estimated that more than 50% of adult patients diagnosed with cancer live at least 5 ...

A scientist’s opinion Interview with Renate Heinisch about new technologies in medicine

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Renate Heinisch about new technologies in medicine

New technologies in medicine, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Renate Heinisch, pharmacist, former vice-chair of Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) panel and now member of the European Economic and Social Committee New technologies are going to deeply affect healthcare. Will citizens be ready? We must consider that scientific and technological innovations accompanied all of ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Professor Michel Goldman about new technologies in medicine

New technologies in medicine, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Michel Goldman, founder of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Innovation in Healthcare (I3H) and former Executive Director of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). How was the idea of I3H born? At the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) the main goal was to bring together pharmaceutical industry and universities, ...

EU Project MAMMO1 ESMH

EU Project : MAMMO1

MAMMO1 : Breast cancer is one of the main causes of death among women worldwide. Early diagnosis by mammography scanning is the best way to prevent mortality, but it requires the intervention of a highly trained workforce (radiologists). While the demand for radiologists is on the rise, the supply is quickly diminishing worldwide. This leads ...

EU Project PATH TOX ESMH

EU Project : PATH-TOX

PATH-TOX : Drug discovery is a time consuming, expensive and risky process. Each drug to market must undergo safety/ toxicity testing in animals which yields thousands of tissue sections that currently must be assessed manually by a trained veterinary pathology. However, there is a looming crisis due to the lack pathologists. The PATH-TOX consortium is ...

ESMH Press Review November 12, 2019

ESMH Press Review – November 13, 2019

Healthcare, 5G and environmental sustainability: check the ESMH selection of 22 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

The Growing Threat of internet addiction

The growing threat of internet addiction

Excessive and problematic internet use is increasingly recognised as a potential threat to public health.