+24 year(s) experience
Rachel began her time at Citeline as a drug specialist, managing Trialtrove’s auxiliary drug database. Since then, she has worked as an analyst specializing in autoimmune/inflammation drugs, immuno-oncology/immunotherapy, pharmacogenomic biomarkers, companion diagnostics, repurposing of drugs and regulatory approval pathways.
Before joining us, Rachel was a scientist in genetic and molecular toxicology for a global contract research organization. She also worked as an adjunct professor at two community colleges and as a research fellow in vascular biology, pharmacology and cancer biology.
Pharmaprojects, Biomedtracker, Trialtrove
The field of epigenetics is rapidly expanding and as interest continues to grow, epigenetics has become an increasingly promising area for research.
Plenty of excitement has been generated recently in the immuno-oncology sphere by the accelerated approvals in May 2016 by the FDA for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s PD-1 antagonist, nivolumab (Opdivo), in relapsed/refractory classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma and for Genentech’s PD-L1 antagonist, atezolizumab (Tecentriq), in relapsed/refractory, advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
In my previous blog, I reported on my analysis of outcomes and endpoints by disease for the top five Asian cancers. For the final blog in this series.
According to GLOBOCAN 2012, the top five cancers in all Asian countries for both genders in terms of age-standardized rates of incidence and mortality are: Lung, including both non-small cell and small cell, Stomach (Gastric), Breast, Colorectal and Liver.
Topic Clinical Trials