Tag Archives: ASCO

@ASCO12: Invisible Gorillas, IgNobel Prizes and What it All Means for Drug Discovery

As I may have mentioned before, I love the IgNobel Prizes. So imagine my delight when I found myself in a session at ASCO’s 2012 annual meeting earlier this week listening to the speaker, Anthony Tolcher, talking about The Invisible…

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He Said What?!?! Best Biotech Quotes of 2011

As BioWorld Insight readers know, our “Word on the Street” column provides a sample of the most entertaining and thought-provoking quotes our staff stumbles upon each week. Some are gathered during interviews, some gleaned from analyst reports, and some overheard…

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A Tale of Two Conferences: ASCO and BIO

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting kicked off the month of June as, arguably, the biggest event in the life sciences milieu, with 30,000-plus attendees and an inconsistent mélange of dispiriting and heartening news and data, while…

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@ASCO2011: Genomics Era of Cancer has Arrived – Like a Tsunami

CHICAGO ‑ As a scientist by training, I tend to look with unbridled optimism at technological advances. So it was striking to me to see how those that are expected to do something useful with such advances sometimes have a…

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