AstraZeneca and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center form umbrella scientific collaboration agreements

AstraZeneca and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, a recognized world leader in cancer research, today announced entering into scientific collaboration agreements that will allow for integrated pre-clinical and clinical research on new treatments for cancer, focusing initially on aerodigestive diseases (e.g., lung cancer, head and neck cancers or colorectal cancers).

These renewable, three-year, master agreements establish a framework for collaboration on a variety of initiatives across a range of AstraZeneca oncology products and research projects. The umbrella agreements address pre-clinical and clinical research in a way that will allow the two organizations to more efficiently and effectively work to answer future research questions. The specific terms of the agreements are confidential.

"Establishing a framework for our ongoing relationship will save time and effort when negotiating individual research projects in the future," says Les Hughes, Global Head of Cancer Research. "It is vital that we collaborate effectively with the best cancer research institutions if we are to meet our goals of finding effective treatments for patients with cancer."

AstraZeneca and M. D. Anderson share a mutual goal of designing clinical trials that more efficiently determine the effectiveness of innovative cancer treatments in helping patients. The broad nature of these agreements aim to accomplish this by better integrating pre-clinical and clinical research. Scientists will combine resources and expertise in disease intervention and translational science to address key questions in the lab and later translate those findings to the clinic.

"Integrating ideas with industry earlier in the drug development process will enhance our ability to bring new treatments from the bench to the bedside more rapidly," says Robert Bast, M.D., vice president for translational research at M. D. Anderson. "To make the most rapid progress in th

Contact: Nancy Jensen
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
2. AstraZeneca, University of Miami, and Humana collaborate to improve consumer health
3. M.D. Anderson collaborates with Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria
4. M. D. Anderson reports first drug activity in T315I-Positive CML, ALL and JAK-2-Positive MPD
5. M. D. Anderson, BCM, launch research effort targeting asthma and allergic diseases
6. M. D. Anderson teaches the art of aromatherapy to soothe and heal
7. M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment
8. International award honors M. D. Anderson President for pioneering research
9. Rice, M. D. Anderson win funds for bench to bed training
10. Newest M.D. Anderson SPORE to fund breast cancer research
11. Red and Charline McCombs contribute $30 million to M. D. Anderson research effort

Post Your Comments:

(Date:10/13/2017)... Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... publication this week that explains one of the most popular and least understood books ... seems like cryptic and puzzling descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the ... in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the ... She has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at her ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... CitiDent ... sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 million ... by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief to about ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ), ... of an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides ... while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... a magnetic drug delivery system that we intend to develop to enable prevention ... regimens can lead to severe hearing loss, especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... EXTON, Pa. , Oct. 10, 2017   ... leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today ... of West,s ID Adapter for improving the intradermal administration ... the Fourth Skin Vaccination Summit in May 2017 by ... Team Lead, Polio Department, World Health Organization (WHO), and ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... 5, 2017  In response to the nationwide ... Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) released prescribing recommendations that urge ... used as a first-line therapy to manage a ... Recognizing the value and importance ... "Opioid Prescribing: Acute and Postoperative Pain Management" stresses ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 2017  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ... PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts , ... by offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. ... insurance regulations. ... get a flu shot is by the end of October, according to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: