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60 Minutes, the poliovirus, and Breakthrough Therapy Designation

Since the news program “60 Minutes” first aired two segments in March 2015 focused on an early-phase clinical trial taking place at Duke University, a lot of excitement has been generated about the investigational treatment highlighted: PVS-RIPO – more commonly referred to as the re-engineered poliovirus. The excitement was well-warranted, as the results reported at […]

Top Five Blogs From January – March 2016

The first three months of any year can be a busy time: The winter holidays and New Year’s celebrations are wrapping up and folks are returning to work; children head back to school after winter vacation; and then before we know it there’s a whole new slate holidays and school vacation weeks – Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Moving Deeper Into the Brain Tumor Precision Medicine Era

Last week, a colleague sent me a news story about a young girl whose glioma was in an advanced state and not responding to conventional treatments. Doctors from Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Hospital’s pediatric neuro-oncology team tried a last-resort treatment for the young patient, and, miraculously, three years later, she has not only survived, but is thriving. […]

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