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30 09, 2013

MMRF’s CoMMPass Trial encourages data sharing

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Thursday I ran the first of a three part series about three important cancer research initiatives that the MMRF announced last week. The first initiative hopes to build off momentum from the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium’s (MMRC) drive to bank tissue from a large subset of multiple myeloma patients, collected in large part by 16

26 09, 2013

MMRF’s BIG DATA Initiative

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Today is the first of three posts that I plan to run, focusing on the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation's (MMRF) drive to advance three distinct, yet overlapping initiatives. Following her appearance Monday morning on the highly rated Morning Joe television program, I wrote that MMRF Founder and CEO, Kathy Giusti, "opened the interview by clearly

15 09, 2012

Multiple Myeloma News & Notes

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The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) sent me a press release, touting the fact that, "The MMRC has opened more than 40 Phase I and Phase II clinical trials of both novel compounds and combination approaches that are thought to be active against high-priority targets." Impressive!  The group has backed studies involving elotuzumab, Millennium's oral

3 08, 2010

Press Release: Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium To Join Forces With Mount Sinai School Of Medicine

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Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) and Mount Sinai School of Medicine Announce Research Collaboration Mount Sinai School of Medicine Joins MMRC’s Elite Member Institutions Norwalk, CT & New York, NY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) and Mount Sinai School of Medicine today announced that Mount Sinai has become the newest Member Institution to join

3 06, 2010

Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) Announces Data Presentations At ASCO

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More pre-ASCO news:Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) Announces Data Presentations at 46th Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual MeetingThe Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced the presentation of studies conducted through its clinical sites in collaboration with industry partners, Onyx Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Myers Squibb, in evaluating promising new therapeutic agents for multiple