White Paper: Innovation Challenges for Large and Small Companies

Challenges in innovation are universal in many ways. The need for user requirements identification, brainstorming/ idea generation, prototype creation, and feedback collection are staples of the design process across many industries. However, a dichotomy exists for large and small companies with respect to the challenges they face when trying to create a robust product innovation process. Continue reading

C-Path and CDISC Announce Therapeutic Area User Guide For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

TUCSON, Ariz., and AUSTIN, Texas – October 18, 2017 –Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) announce the open availability of a Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Therapeutic Area User Guide (TAUG-DMD v1.0), which describes the most common clinical concepts relevant to Duchenne studies using the CDISC standard format. This format allows datasets from different sources to be compared or combined for data collection, sharing, and analyses.Continue reading

International Society for Mechanical Circulatory Support (ISMCS) Begins This Week in Tucson with the Goal of Helping Heart Failure Patients Live Longer, Better Lives

Marvin J. Slepian, MD, Arizona Bioscience Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement recipient to host ISMCS 2017 in Tucson

This Week, October 16-18, Dr. Slepian Brings the International Society for Mechanical Circulatory Support (ISMCS) to Tucson with the Goal of Helping Heart Failure Patients Live Longer, Better LivesContinue reading

Patents for Humanity Awards Now Open for Applications

Patents for Humanity, the USPTO’s top honor for patent owners and licensees who use game-changing technology to meet humanitarian needs, is now accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 cycle. Anyone who owns or licenses a U.S. patent or patent application is eligible. Winners receive an acceleration certificate to expedite proceedings at the USPTO, as well as public recognition of their work.Continue reading