Pfizer joins WIN Consortium to improve personalized cancer care

Published on December 10, 2012 at 10:37 AM · No Comments

Worldwide Innovative Network (WIN) in personalized cancer medicine consortium today proudly announced that Pfizer, Inc (NYSE:PFE) is the first pharmaceutical company to become a member of the consortium. Founded on the recognition that greater success can be achieved through collaboration than any organization can achieve alone, the WIN Consortium is a global network of leading academic, industry, and patient advocacy organizations working to make personalized cancer care a reality for patients worldwide.

“Pfizer is excited to become the first pharmaceutical company to join the WIN Consortium and to be able to contribute our expertise and resources in oncology drug development to this important collaboration”

Pfizer's strong corporate commitment to the development of drugs using a precision medicine approach, coupled with the company's deep breadth of experience in the development of oncology therapeutics, strategically align the company's goals and capabilities with the mission of the WIN Consortium. As the newest member of the consortium, Pfizer will play an integral role in shaping the future achievements of this collective group on behalf of cancer patients around the world.

"Bringing the latest advances in personalized cancer medicine to the patient requires collaboration and partnerships between multiple sectors of the health sciences community," said Professor Alexander Eggermont, General Director, Institut Gustave Roussy and Vice-Chairman of WIN Consortium." Pfizer's strong commitment to the development of targeted cancer therapeutics and its breadth of expertise in oncology drug development will play a key role in accelerating the pace at which patients can benefit from advances in personalized cancer medicine. We are proud to have Pfizer as WIN's first pharmaceutical partner and believe that this collaboration will benefit cancer patients worldwide."

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