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Thought Leadership

Blogs

The thought leadership of Peter Keeling, the CEO of Diaceutics, is featured in the PharmaVOICE’s 2020 Year in Preview issue (Nov/Dec 2019). Keeling is one of 130+ precision medicine experts selected to comment on 20 provocative questions regarding changes needed to “address inefficiency and productivity to achieve aspirational goals for healthcare in the future.”  Keeling’s insight into the...

“It typically takes 36 months after launch for supportive efficient lab coverage . . . to be achieved, taking on average up to 4.5 years for a diagnostic to be available to test the biomarker-positive patient population it was designed to help.”—Diaceutics’ Pharma Precision Medicine Readiness Report 2019 4.5 years—that is the average amount of time patients may have to wait to access the...

Expert Insights

The CMS National Coverage Decision on NGS
Jeff Schreier
Robert Feeney
I. Introduction On March 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a National Coverage Determination (NCD) that covers diagnostic laboratory tests using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for patients with advanced cancer. In addition to covering the FDA-approved FoundationOne CDx™ (F1CDx), CMS is now covering other FDA-approved or cleared companion in...
EU IVD Regulation – What does it mean for companion diagnostics and LDTs?
Dave Smart, PhD, Director at Diaceutics, discusses the introduction of the EU IVD Regulation. While it is considered a necessary step, the...
Liquid biopsy: clearing the barriers to support pharma, labs and patients
There was considerable discussion around liquid biopsy at ASCO 2017 at a time when questions about its clinical utility are still to be...

Competitive Benchmarking Reports

PM Readiness Report 2018 Summary

The landscape and challenges for precision medicine, companion diagnostics, CDx or biomarker and conduit diagnostics are discussed including global laboratory test data analysis and forecasts for budget impact and value....

Pharma Readiness for Diagnostic Integration 2017

This report asks which pharma companies are ready for diagnostic integration and draws on benchmarking and financial risk assessment. Its analyses of 23 companies, plus therapies on the market and in the pipeline, provide a 360° view of diagnostic-dependent therapy assets. It features big data and lab partnerships alongside therapy/diagnostic partnerships to reflect the evolution of precision...

Our Thought Leadership

Webinars & Podcasts

PharmaVOICE 100 Celebration Marathon
Our Chief Precision Officer, Suzanne Munksted, was delighted to join the PharmaVoice100 panel discussion on Leading Global Teams earlier this month. Catch up on the vibrant discussion around how global organizations and leaders overcome the day...
Diaceutics CEO Peter Keeling's interview on RTE Radio 1 about latest £4m funding round and Precision Medicine
Interview:Diaceutics CEO Peter Keeling interviewed on RTE Radio 1 about latest £4m funding round from Silicon Valley Bank & Precision Medicine

Publications

TRK fusion positive cancers: From first clinical data of a TRK inhibitor to future directions
Genetic alterations of neurotrophic tropomyosin or tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) 1/2/3 genes generate TRK fusion proteins have been reported in a variety of adult and child cancers from diverse cell/tissue lineages. Larotrectinib, a...
Challenges in the clinical implementation of precision medicine companion diagnostics
The pace of biomarker discovery has increased exponentially over the last few years,ushering in an era of precision medicine (PM) with a growing arsenal of treatments tailored to specific patient populations....

Ebooks

PD-L1: The Story So Far
PD-L1 has been one of the most talked about new biomarkers in the context of targeted therapy. This Ebook looks at the dynamic PD-L1 space and discusses topics such as test availability, integration alongside more established biomarkers, complementary testing and how a suboptimal PD-L1 diagnostic marketplace can lead to lost treatment opportunities....
Better Testing
A shift to value-based pricing for drugs in the US market has been much anticipated by payers and the pharma industry alike. However, better testing has not featured adequately in the debate to date. This Ebook contains articles and discussion from Diaceutics on how better testing can play a central role in achieving the optimal economic model....

Ebooks

Better Testing
A shift to value-based pricing for drugs in the US market has been much anticipated by payers and the pharma industry alike. However, better testing has not featured adequately in the debate to date. This Ebook contains articles and discussion from Diaceutics on how better testing can play a central role in achieving the optimal economic model....
Pharma Readiness for Diagnostic Integration 2017
Being at the heart of the diagnostics space, Diaceutics is perfectly placed to not only analyse and comment on the precision medicine world in real-time but to make informed and thought-provoking predictions for the years ahead. This collection of opinion pieces written for Pharma Readiness for Diagnostic Integration 2017 looks at the key trends likely to shape the pharma/diagnostic interface...
PD-L1: The Story So Far
PD-L1 has been one of the most talked about new biomarkers in the context of targeted therapy. This Ebook looks at the dynamic PD-L1 space and discusses topics such as test availability, integration alongside more established biomarkers, complementary testing and how a suboptimal PD-L1 diagnostic marketplace can lead to lost treatment opportunities....
Better Testing
A shift to value-based pricing for drugs in the US market has been much anticipated by payers and the pharma industry alike. However, better testing has not featured adequately in the debate to date. This Ebook contains articles and discussion from Diaceutics on how better testing can play a central role in achieving the optimal economic model....
Pharma Readiness for Diagnostic Integration 2017
Being at the heart of the diagnostics space, Diaceutics is perfectly placed to not only analyse and comment on the precision medicine world in real-time but to make informed and thought-provoking predictions for the years ahead. This collection of opinion pieces written for Pharma Readiness for Diagnostic Integration 2017 looks at the key trends likely to shape the pharma/diagnostic interface...
Personalized Medicine: What Pharma Should Do To Get Ready
An essential component of personalized medicine is diagnostic (Dx) testing, which identifies the right patient for the right drug. The diagnostic industry is growing steadily, but what does it mean for the pharmaceutical industry and how can pharma seize this personalized medicine opportunity?...

Expert Insights

The CMS National Coverage Decision on NGS
Jeff Schreier
Robert Feeney
I. Introduction On March 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a National Coverage Determination (NCD) that covers diagnostic laboratory tests using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for patients with advanced cancer. In addition to covering the FDA-approved FoundationOne CDx™ (F1CDx), CMS is now covering other FDA-approved or cleared companion in...
EU IVD Regulation – What does it mean for companion diagnostics and LDTs?
Dave Smart, PhD, Director at Diaceutics, discusses the introduction of the EU IVD Regulation. While it is considered a necessary step, the...
Liquid biopsy: clearing the barriers to support pharma, labs and patients
There was considerable discussion around liquid biopsy at ASCO 2017 at a time when questions about its clinical utility are still to be...

Competitive Benchmarking Reports

PM Readiness Report 2018 Summary

The landscape and challenges for precision medicine, companion diagnostics, CDx or biomarker and conduit diagnostics are discussed including global laboratory test data analysis and forecasts for budget impact and value....

Pharma Readiness for Diagnostic Integration 2017

This report asks which pharma companies are ready for diagnostic integration and draws on benchmarking and financial risk assessment. Its analyses of 23 companies, plus therapies on the market and in the pipeline, provide a 360° view of diagnostic-dependent therapy assets. It features big data and lab partnerships alongside therapy/diagnostic partnerships to reflect the evolution of precision...

Pharma Precision Medicine Readiness Report 2019

50% of eligible cancer patients are missing out on potentially life-saving drugs due to the broken diagnostic testing ecosystem. Industry Experts at Diaceutics reveal insights and solutions to the current state of affairs....

PM Readiness Report 2018 Summary

The landscape and challenges for precision medicine, companion diagnostics, CDx or biomarker and conduit diagnostics are discussed including global laboratory test data analysis and forecasts for budget impact and value....

Pharma Readiness for Diagnostic Integration 2017

This report asks which pharma companies are ready for diagnostic integration and draws on benchmarking and financial risk assessment. Its analyses of 23 companies, plus therapies on the market and in the pipeline, provide a 360° view of diagnostic-dependent therapy assets. It features big data and lab partnerships alongside therapy/diagnostic partnerships to reflect the evolution of precision...

Pharma Readiness for Personalized Medicine Summary Report 2016

This report is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of pharma readiness to operate in a personalized medicine marketplace. It is a summary update to the 2015 Pharma Readiness for Personalized Medicine Report which examined how prepared pharmaceutical companies are for the emerging personalized medicine business model. This report specifically examines the revenue achievements and...

Blogs

Webinars & Podcasts

PharmaVOICE 100 Celebration Marathon
Our Chief Precision Officer, Suzanne Munksted, was delighted to join the PharmaVoice100 panel discussion on Leading Global Teams earlier this month. Catch up on the vibrant discussion around how global organizations and leaders overcome the day...
Diaceutics CEO Peter Keeling's interview on RTE Radio 1 about latest £4m funding round and Precision Medicine
Interview:Diaceutics CEO Peter Keeling interviewed on RTE Radio 1 about latest £4m funding round from Silicon Valley Bank & Precision Medicine

Publications

TRK fusion positive cancers: From first clinical data of a TRK inhibitor to future directions
Genetic alterations of neurotrophic tropomyosin or tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) 1/2/3 genes generate TRK fusion proteins have been reported in a variety of adult and child cancers from diverse cell/tissue lineages. Larotrectinib, a...
Challenges in the clinical implementation of precision medicine companion diagnostics
The pace of biomarker discovery has increased exponentially over the last few years,ushering in an era of precision medicine (PM) with a growing arsenal of treatments tailored to specific patient populations....