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Leonard Freedman Named Chief Science Officer of Leidos-Operated Frederick National Laboratory

ExecutiveBiz - Leonard Freedman Named Chief Science Officer of Leidos-Operated Frederick National Laboratory

Leonard Freedman, founding president of the Global Biological Standards Institute, has been appointed chief science officer at a federally-funded research and development center Leidos manages for the National Cancer Institute. He will oversee internal scientific programs at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research and its external collaborative efforts in the science …

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NIH Renews AMRI’s Neurotherapeutic Drug Discovery Support Contract

ExecutiveBiz - NIH Renews AMRI's Neurotherapeutic Drug Discovery Support Contract

Albany Molecular Research Inc. has secured a potential 10-year, $39.5 million contract renewal to support a National Institutes of Health program that aims to develop medicines for nervous system disorders. AMRI said Tuesday it will continue to provide medicinal chemistry, absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion services to the Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network managed by NIH’s National …

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Booz Allen, Kaggle Name Winners of 2017 ‘Data Science Bowl’ Contest

ExecutiveBiz - Booz Allen, Kaggle Name Winners of 2017 'Data Science Bowl' Contest

Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle have unveiled the winners of a global crowdsourcing competition that sought data science methods to develop lung cancer detection formulas and technologies. The third annual Data Science Bowl drew nearly 10,000 participants who submitted  algorithms designed to help clinicians detect lung cancer, Booz Allen said Tuesday. The National Cancer Institute provided access to …

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Kaggle-Booz Allen ‘Data Science Bowl’ to Include AI Integration Challenge for Lung Cancer Screening Tech

ExecutiveBiz - Kaggle-Booz Allen 'Data Science Bowl' to Include AI Integration Challenge for Lung Cancer Screening Tech

Kaggle and Booz Allen Hamilton will convene medical communities and data scientists for a challenge to use artificial intelligence in efforts to further develop lung cancer screening technology. The companies said Thursday the 90-day Data Science Bowl competition will look to boost current technologies for the early detection of lung cancer …

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Southern Research Wins Spot on NCI Cancer Drug Dev’t IDIQ; Art Tipton Comments

ExecutiveBiz - Southern Research Wins Spot on NCI Cancer Drug Dev't IDIQ; Art Tipton Comments

Birmingham, Alabama-based nonprofit institution Southern Research has won a position on a potential five-year contract to help the National Cancer Institute study the pharmacokinetic attributes of antitumor agents. Southern Research said Monday it will compete for task orders with four other contractors that won spots on NCI's indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. “Southern …

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Aptinyx Receives NIH Grants for Neurologic Disorders Treatment R&D

ExecutiveBiz - Aptinyx Receives NIH Grants for Neurologic Disorders Treatment R&D

Aptinyx has received three grants worth potentially $2.85 million from the National Institutes of Health to research and develop new therapeutic compounds for neuropathic pain and age-related cognitive decline. The NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke awarded Aptinyx a one-year, $1.25 million grant to fund the development of compounds for neuropathic pain …

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Harris Lands 5-Year NCI Clinical Data Mgmt Extension; Carl D'Alessandro Comments

ExecutiveBiz - Harris Lands 5-Year NCI Clinical Data Mgmt Extension; Carl D'Alessandro Comments

Harris has received a potential five-year, $43 million contract to continue to help the National Cancer Institute‘s cancer research center manage data under NCI’s intramural clinical trials program. The company said Monday it will perform clinical data management, quality assurance and control, clinical audit, research databases and systems update and clinical trials safety and compliance …

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