SMi’s 6th annual Biomarkers Summit 2013 - Innovations is stratified medicine

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Drawing on advances in genomics, translational medicine and clinical trial design, SMi’s sixth annual Biomarkers Summit held on 16th &17th January 2013 London brings you the latest developments from toxicity testing to compound screening and first-in-man studies to companion diagnostic assays, stay competitive with fresh insights from companies at the cutting edge of biopharmaceutical development.

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The drive towards personalized medicine is seeing pharma move from patient stratification as a ‘nice to have’, to an essential feature of product development. Exemplified by the success of Herceptin, biomarkers promise to transform drug discovery, clinical development and diagnostics in the R&D process. This dynamic market, poised to reach a value of $33.3 billion by 2015, will continue to improve decision-making, clinical trial success rates and translational productivity.

Attending will enable you to:

  •     Accelerate companion diagnostics development for therapeutic indications
  •     Validate and deliver biomarkers for patient selection during clinical trials
  •     Implement sub-grouping in patient segmentation studies
  •     Utilise revised FDA regulatory guidelines to aid product development
  •     Optimise reimbursement strategies for diagnostics
  •     Maximise biomarker identification using epigenetic and metabolomic insights

For more information visit alternatively contact Farhaana Rahman on +44 0 207 827 6186 or email on frahman(at)

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Sonal Patel
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