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Recent Publications and Articles

by Kathy Giusti and Richard G. Hamermesh  Accelerating Precision Medicine – We, the authors, are not scientists or researchers and don’t operate a lab or an incubator. We are businesspeople, entrepreneurs, and system thinkers with broad experience in areas such as finance, marketing, and operations. Our mission is not to bring one specific drug to […]


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Recently, our Founder and Chief Mission Officer, Kathy Giusti, joined Maria Menounos on her podcast, Better Together with Maria Menounos. *Listen to the podcast in full*


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by Kathy Giusti and Richard G. Hamermesh  Recent years have seen record numbers of drug approvals. In 2019 alone, there were incredible strides in developing treatments for notoriously-hard-to-treat diseases, including metastatic breast cancer, sickle cell disease, and bladder cancer. But despite these accomplishments, much more progress needs to be made. How can we accelerate the […]


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“Stop doing and start thinking”   Kathy Giusti was 37 years old, with a toddler daughter, when her doctor said she only had three years to live. She had been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a rare blood cancer, and was told there were no treatments available that could help her. So, she put her business […]


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23 years I never thought I’d see For many people, the end of summer is bittersweet. The days are getting shorter, the air is getting crisper, and suddenly, the airwaves (and screens) are plastered with back-to-school ads. Beachside barbecues and family vacations fade into memory as parents brace themselves for the return of early morning […]


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What must nonprofits learn from brands like Reebok, Wayfair, Peloton, Marriott and the Boston Red Sox? Pretty much everything there is to know about how to engage directly with patients. For decades, nonprofits have relied solely on providers, particularly large academic medical centers, to sign patients up to data registries. It’s not a bad approach […]


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