publication date: Jul. 12, 2019
Conversation with The Cancer Letter
Petrelli and Altieri plan to ask NCI to rethink the “five-and-seven rule” for consortia
Dario C. Altieri, MD
President and CEO, The Wistar Institute
Director, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Nicholas J. Petrelli, MD, FACS
The Bank of America Endowed Medical Director,
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute,
Christiana Care Health System
The Wistar Institute Cancer Center and Christiana Care Health System’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute started a formal collaboration a decade ago.
Wistar, which has no hospital, gets to test its scientific insights in patients, and Christiana Care gets access to novel therapies—and an opportunity to advance science.
Though Wistar’s collaboration with Christiana Care has been noted as a success during the most recent renewal this year, the cancer centers don’t meet the institute’s criteria for being designated a consortium.
Under the designation criteria introduced in 2017, each member of a consortium must hold at least seven peer-reviewed, cancer relevant … Continue reading Petrelli and Altieri plan to ask NCI to rethink the “five-and-seven rule” for consortia
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