Researchers, academics and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and advocacy groups have joined together to call for a significant and urgent shift to prioritise predictive, human-based nonclinical tests.
Drug Discovery Today has published the call from participants of the Nonclinical Innovation and Patient Safety Initiative, including Dr Gerry Kenna of Safer Medicines Trust.
World Patient Safety Day is grounded in the most fundamental principle of medicine – first do no harm “Medication Safety” is the theme for World Patient Safety Day 2022. Safer Medicines Trust is a patient safety charity whose mission is to improve the safety of medicines, so we very much support calls for “Medication Without Harm”. The World […]The crisis of Alzheimer’s disease research: it’s time to embrace a new approach to help patients
The problem Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a leading cause of death in the UK and along with other dementias, is responsible for almost 11% of all deaths in England.1 More than 209,000 new cases are diagnosed each year across the UK.2 It remains a leading cause of death and disability worldwide3, affecting nearly 50 million […]