NICE pans Avastin for ovarian cancer (again), Sanofi wants data innovators
A program to create a crowdsourced disease registry was crowned the winner of Sanofi's inaugural Collaborate Activate Innovation Challenge, a contest that rewards collaboration among patient and medical advocacy groups.
Boehringer Ingelheim is partnering with the Country Music Association for a Tune Up For COPD Songwriting Competition featuring country music stars Billy Ray Cyrus and Patty Loveless.
Merck Serono announced the launch of a global MS awareness campaign calling for "script concepts" on the topic of multiple sclerosis. The winning script will be developed into a short film and distributed later in 2010. The contest is not open to US residents.
Allergan is launching a policy-focused social media campaign promoting its lap-band weight loss surgery with a populist tinge.