In Critical Path Update, Novartis Official Said Industry Should Share Biomarker Data | GenomeWeb

A Novartis Pharmaceuticals official advocated sharing biomarker data among industry in a US Food and Drug Administration webcast discussing the agency's Critical Path Initiative — a development that could help increase the use of pharmacogenomics technologies.

Providing that pharma can protect its IP, it would be advantageous for industry to pool biomarker data, Mathias Hukkelhoven, senior vice president and global head of drug regulatory affairs of Basel, Switzerland-based Novartis, said during the webcast.

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