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#Brexit: ‘Hard border’ inevitable if Britain leaves customs union, Irish MPs told

#Brexit: ‘Hard border’ inevitable if Britain leaves customs union, Irish MPs told

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

A ‘hard border’ with physical infrastructure and spot checks on vehicles is inevitable if Britain leaves the EU customs union, MPs have heard, writes Denis Staunton. Paul Mac Flynn, senior economist at the Nevin Economic Research Institute, told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminster that Britain faced a clear choice about the border. “Leaving […]

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#EAPM: Next generation of health-care professionals gathers for advanced summer school

#EAPM: Next generation of health-care professionals gathers for advanced summer school

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) is set to host its second summer school for young health-care professionals, or HCPs, entitled ‘New Horizons in Personalised Medicine’, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan.    This year, the concept will be taken east to Bucharest, Romania, with the school taking place from 27-30 June. It follows […]

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The UK’s post-#Brexit growing pains

The UK’s post-#Brexit growing pains

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

With Brexit looming ever closer, where will Britain end up? Even after UK premier Theresa May’s speech this week laying out her vision of a “hard Brexit” without going into specifics, that’s a question few dare hazard an answer. But if Article 50 negotiations are to be a success, dodging a clear answer cannot be an […]

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#Health decisions remain on political playing field in US and Europe

#Health decisions remain on political playing field in US and Europe

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unless you’ve been living on the moon for some time, sans TV, radio and internet, you’ll have noticed that the US Presidential campaigns are now in full swing in advance of the autumn election, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Republican Donald Trump has been offending everyone from war veterans to the […]

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#EAPM: #Oncology conference backs patient-centric treatment

#EAPM: #Oncology conference backs patient-centric treatment

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

ASCO, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held its annual congress recently in Chicago and was addressed by US vice-president Joe Biden.  The theme for the 2016 meeting, held early in June, was Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Centred Care and Research, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.   At the […]

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#Health: Clinical trials, transparency and getting the message across

#Health: Clinical trials, transparency and getting the message across

Transparency is a buzz word these days. We expect to see it in declarations by our politicians, company financial results, in science, and in decisions made on medicines and treatments by health-care bodies, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine Executive Director Denis Horgan. The latter are usually based on clinical trial results regarding safety and efficacy, […]

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#StrongerIn: Denis Macshane – Let’s Stay Together: Why Yes to Europe

#StrongerIn: Denis Macshane – Let’s Stay Together: Why Yes to Europe

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

I have a new pro-Europe or anti-Brexit short book out next week. It’s called Let’s Stay Together: Why Yes to Europe. It is already up on Amazon – see below.  I understand that to get the book higher up the Amazon list interest or even a purchase (it’s only £4.99) has to be shown so […]

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