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Modeling and simulation the conduit connecting translational medicine with portfolio management

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Parviz Ghahramani

Forest Research Institute, Greater New York City Area, USA, US
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Translational medicine science and the volume of information generated in this field have grown exponentially in the last decade and continue to grow faster every day. This has generated a huge amount of data. The application of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) in drug development has also grown in the last two decades, but mostly has been limited to analysis of single studies or to analysis of pooled data from several studies. Such application traditionally has been used either to support a new drug application or to make Go/No Go decisions about a given development program. However, rarely M&S has been integrated as a tool in portfolio management based on a quantitative evaluation of all the data in hand (e.g., translational Medicine data). In other words, many organizations utilize M&S still as a tool aiding study data analysis or at best a tool to guide a given development program, but not use M&S in portfolio management systematically (the large dashed box shown in the Fig. 1).Therefore, M&S scientists are mostly labeled purely as technical experts rather than strategic leaders who could provide an evidence based portfolio management. This presentation provides short examples of traditional application of M&S at study and program levels, but also presents examples of application of M&S in portfolio management based on Translational Medicine information.
How to Cite: Ghahramani, P., 2015. Modeling and simulation the conduit connecting translational medicine with portfolio management. European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2(2), pp.63–64. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nhtm.2014.11.031
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Published on 07 Feb 2015.
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