Public-private Collaborations and Partnerships in Stratified Medicine

Making Sense of New Interactions

Published in: New Biotechnology, v. 29, no. 6, Sep. 2012, p. 732-740

Posted on on September 01, 2012

by Joanna Chataway, Caroline Viola Fry, Sonja Marjanovic, Ohid Yaqub

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The field of personalised or stratified medicine is evolving alongside the formation of a plethora of public-private partnerships. Such collaborations are at the core of the set of new life sciences policies in the UK, but the rationale and basis for collaboration remains unclear and there is little indication in policy documents of clear boundaries for them. An article in the journal New Biotechnology discusses some of the drivers and dynamics of these collaborations.

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