Omada Health has accomplished a rare feat in the crowded world of digital health hopefuls: it's backed up lofty claims with actual results, helping the company score federal government reimbursements for its high-tech diabetes prevention program. Now, Omada is taking on some major biopharma talent as it heads into 2017 with the goal of becoming a go-to "digital therapeutics" option.
Omada has hired former Sanofi chief medical officer (CMO) Dr. Paul Chew to serve as the company's new CMO and Tom Schoenherr, who helped lead genomic sequencing upstart Counsyl to the $100 million threshold, as its new chief commercial officer (CCO). The firm's also snapped up Dr. Carolyn Jasik of the University of California at San Francisco to serve as medical director and industry vet Rob Guigley (formerly of Counsyl and AstraZeneca) as the VP of health plan sales.
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Vascular surgeons at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital will become the first in Philadelphia to perform a recently post-clinical trial approved procedure to treat carotid artery disease, a condition that annually affects more than 300,000 people in the United States.
Enters 2017 with $184.6 Million in Cash
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED), a clinical-stage company focused on discovering and developing novel anti-cancer stem cell and immuno-oncology therapeutics, today pre-announced its 2016 year-end cash balance and reviewed key anticipated events for 2017.
OncoMed Initiates Enrollment of Phase 1b Clinical Trial of Anti-DLL4/VEGF Bispecific Antibody as Second-line Treatment for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED), a clinical-stage company focused on discovering and developing novel anti-cancer stem cell and immuno-oncology therapeutics, today announced dosing of the first patient in a Phase 1b clinical trial of anti-DLL4/VEGF bispecific antibody (OMP-305B83) plus chemotherapy in patients with second-line metastatic colorectal cancer.
Outcomes of a Digital Health Program With Human Coaching for Diabetes Risk Reduction in a Medicare Population
Silk Road Medical Announces Updated Clinical Data on TCAR Presented at the 44th Annual VEITH Symposium
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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc., a company dedicated to preventing the devastating burden of stroke through surgical innovation, announced that the 44th annual VEITH Symposium held November 15-19, 2016, in New York City featured several presentations on the company's ENROUTE® Transcarotid Neuroprotection and Stent System, the first and only products specifically designed and indicated for TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR). Highlights include 1-year data on the pivotal cohort from ROADSTER 1 and the first interim analysis of the 30-day data from the ROADSTER 2 Post Approval Study.
Via: Business Wire
Former Head of Novartis’ Pharmaceuticals Division to help guide future of company focused on groundbreaking therapy for CNS-related edema
OncoMed Presents Initial First-in-Human Data for Anti-DLL4/VEGF Bispecific and Anti-RSPO3 at the 28th EORTC-NCI-AACR Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Symposium
Partial Responses and Stable Disease Achieved with Bispecific as a Single-Agent
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED) presented initial first-in-human data from its ongoing Phase 1 clinical trials of anti-DLL4/VEGF bispecific (OMP-305B83) and anti-RSPO3 (OMP-131R10) antibodies in two posters at the 28th EORTC-NCI-AACR Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Symposium being held in Munich, Germany.
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To most, it’s Silicon Valley: the region that produced silicon chip innovators and manufacturers, globally influential high-tech corporations and thousands upon thousands of startup companies.
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Here, Sean Duffy speaks with Kate Warnock of GuideWell during the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit 2016 and shares how Omada Health's digital innovation and value-based model is impacting people with chronic disease.