C-Path Announces Accelerated Data Sharing Collaboration with Tufts Medical Center

FDA Grant Supports Use of Real-World Data to Generate Real-World Evidence in Neonates

TUCSON, Ariz., May 12, 2021 — Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and Tufts Medical Center have announced a joint venture to integrate the first patient-level clinical trial data to generate actionable real-world evidence (RWE) for neonatal drug development, from real-world neonate data (RWD). This activity, funded by a grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is being executed through a neonatal pilot project within C-Path’s International Neonatal Consortium (INC). The data sharing collaboration and transfer also marks the fastest on record for C-Path — starting with the Data Contribution Agreement negotiations and receipt of the data in three months’ time this March.Continue reading

Clouds Over the Capitol

TRIPS Waiver, MCIT, HR3.  If you are not familiar with these policy developments, you probably should be.

The United States medtech and biotech industries make a tremendous impact on people’s lives.   When policy makers and Federal Agencies work together, the impact is made even greater.  However, some policy decisions can have the opposite effect.

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Opinion: Now is absolutely not the time to be complacent

In the pandemic’s 17th month, we live in a world of vivid contrast between early-vaccinating countries that appear to be approaching an end to their epidemic and those falling rapidly into the abyss. Brazil and India are suffering escalating COVID caseloads exhausting health care resources. The long haul with the virus in the US and the current situation in Brazil and India have clearly underscored the importance of a strong, coordinated, and sustained public health response.

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C-Path Appoints Quantitative Sciences Expert as New Sr. Vice President

Dr. Jeff Barrett will lead C-Path’s RDCA-DAP initiative focusing on rare disease data sharing and accelerating therapy development.

TUCSON, Ariz. May 6, 2021 — Critical Path Institute (C-Path) today announced the appointment of Jeff Barrett, Ph.D., F.C.P., as Senior Vice President and lead for its Rare Disease Cures Accelerator-Data and Analytics Platform (RDCA-DAP®) initiative.Continue reading

AdvaMed Announces New Hybrid Structure for The MedTech Conference 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed, will host its trademark award-winning programming and networking opportunities in a new hybrid structure, combining the benefits of both in-person and virtual events, on September 27th – 30th. Attendees can participate in The MedTech Conference in a fully virtual environment, and they can also take advantage of limited-capacity in-person gatherings in Washington, D.C. and in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Continue reading