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2017

Cary, NC - November 06, 2017
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer honored the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with the 2017 Dr. Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Award in recognition of their continued and expanded collaboration with the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium and Project Data Sphere, LLC.

2016

Cary, NC - November 09, 2016
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer presented the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with the 2016 Dr. Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Award in recognition of their innovative and collaborative work in the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium.
Cary, NC - August 24, 2016
Project Data Sphere®, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), has appointed David Handelsman Vice President of Development.

2015

Cary, NC - December 11, 2015
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer presented the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology and Pfizer with the 2015 Dr. Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Awards.
CARY, NC - August 17, 2015
Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS) is an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC). The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has expanded the executive leadership of PDS to continue building on PDS’s first-year data collection successes and broaden the academic, government and industry collaborations that continue to drive the progress of this innovative research library-laboratory.
Cary, NC - June 01, 2015
Following its one-year launch anniversary and the achievement of its goal of including data from 25,000 patient lives, Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), marked the publication of several peer-reviewed articles using academic and industry cancer clinical trial data from this innovative research library-laboratory.
Cary, NC - May 11, 2015
Since its launch one year ago, Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), achieved its key 12-month goal of including data from 25,000 patient lives as part of its broader aim to share, integrate and analyze historical patient level, comparator arm data from academic and industry cancer clinical trials to drive innovation and accelerate research. The broad-access approach of the Project Data Sphere® platform, www.ProjectDataSphere.org, is bringing together diverse minds and technology to help unleash the full potential of existing clinical trial data and speed innovation by generating collective insights that may lead to improved trial design, modeling of disease progression and endpoints and entirely new research gleaned from applying advanced analytic technology to existing data.
Cary, NC - March 16, 2015
Project Data Sphere, LLC, and Sage Bionetworks in collaboration with the multi-institutional DREAM Challenges Initiative, launch Prostate Cancer DREAM Challenge to improve prediction of survival, disease progression and treatment toxicity in advanced disease

2014

Cary, NC - November 11, 2014
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer presented AstraZeneca and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center with the 2014 Dr. Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Awards in recognition of their innovative and collaborative work on Project Data Sphere, LLC, an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium.
Cary, NC - September 05, 2014
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer and its Life Sciences Consortium are inviting nominations for the Dr. Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Award which will be presented at CEO Roundtable-XIII, the organization’s annual meeting in November, 2014.
Cary, NC - June 26, 2014
At the fourth annual Worldwide Innovative Networking (WIN) Consortium in personalized cancer medicine, it was announced that the CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accepted membership in this global cancer research collaborative, joining stakeholders from North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East seeking to address the challenge of increasing the efficacy of genetically-targeted cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.
Cary, NC - June 11, 2014
At its annual Gala held at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC, Project HOPE presented its 2014 Global Health Impact Award to the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. The Global Health Impact Award provides Project HOPE with the opportunity to honor a peer non-profit organization achieving significant advances in global health. In addition to its ongoing, global, workplace health and wellness efforts through its CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation program, Project HOPE noted the leadership of the CEO Roundtable in promoting much-needed sharing of critical clinical trial data in oncology.
Cary, NC - April 08, 2014
Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), announced today the launch of a new data sharing platform (www.ProjectDataSphere.org), with the goal of advancing research to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families around the world. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer was established in 2001 with the mandate to bring bold and imaginative solutions to cancer care.

2013

Cary, NC - April 26, 2013
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer and its Life Sciences Consortium presented the inaugural Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Awards to Hogan Lovells, Sanofi and SAS, in recognition of their innovative and collaborative work on Project Data Sphere.

2012

Cary, NC - October 11, 2012
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium has initiated Project Data Sphere, a collaborative effort to create a shared platform where clinical trials data will become available to researchers for further studies that will speed cancer research. Project Data Sphere is bringing life sciences organizations, health advocacy groups, medical data standards organizations, contract research companies, universities, and technology providers together to create a data sharing environment that aims to honor patient participation in research trials by using historic research findings to aid in developing more effective therapies for future patients.

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