Former Head of Novartis’ Pharmaceuticals Division to help guide future of company focused on groundbreaking therapy for CNS-related edema
November 30, 2016 09:30 AM Eastern Standard TimeNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held phase 3-ready pharmaceutical company focused on bringing a life-saving hospital-based treatment to people affected by central nervous system (CNS) related edema, today announced that David Epstein has joined as special advisor to the Company’s board of directors.
Until earlier this year, Mr. Epstein spent two-and-a-half decades at Swiss-based Novartis, most recently as Division Head and CEO of the Pharmaceuticals business. Previously, Mr. Epstein started and led Novartis' Oncology and Molecular Diagnostics units. Under his leadership the Oncology business grew to number two in the world. He has more than 20 years of extensive drug development, deal making, commercialization and people leadership experience on a global scale. Over the course of his career he lead the development and commercialization of over 30 new molecular entities including major breakthroughs such as Glivec, Tasigna, Gilenya, Cosentyx and Entresto. Early in his career, Mr. Epstein was an Associate in the Strategy Practice of the consulting firm Booz, Allen and Hamilton. He was recently named by Fierce Biotech to be among "The 25 most influential in biopharma."
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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.
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Innovative Minimally Invasive Approach for Neurological Conditions Has Been Used in 1,000 Patient Procedures
Study shows seniors at risk for diabetes and heart disease lose weight, reduce healthcare costs with Omada's program
The digital behavioral health coaching program from Omada Health has been shown to reduce overweight and obese seniors' risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease by helping them lose weight and adopt healthier behaviors, according to a new study.
Peer-Reviewed Study Demonstrates Omada Program Helps Seniors Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease
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Company’s fifth peer-reviewed publication shows seniors engage with the Omada Program and lose weight; model estimates savings in less than two years
OncoMed Presents Interim Phase 1b Data for Ipafricept and Vantictumab in Pancreatic Cancer at the ESMO 2016 Congress
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED) today announced the presentation of interim clinical data from its ongoing Phase 1b trials of ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28) and vantictumab (anti-Fzd, OMP-18R5) at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2016 Congress.
In-center self-care hemodialysisis associated with better outcomes than traditional in-center hemodialysis.
While Omada Health’s Prevent program is designed for individuals with prediabetes, it can be adapted to patients who already have diabetes, because the program is built on behavior change and modification, explained Mike Payne, MBA, MSci, chief healthcare development officer at Omada Health.