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Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) PACT (Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies)

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies (PACT) is a five-year public-private research collaboration totaling $215 million launched by the National Institutes of Health, the FNIH (Foundation for the NIH) and 11 leading pharmaceutical companies as part of the Cancer Moonshot. PACT will initially focus on efforts to identify, develop and validate robust biomarkers — standardized biological markers of disease and treatment response — to advance new immunotherapy treatments that harness the immune system to attack cancer. The partnership will be managed by the FNIH, with the Food and Drug Administration serving in an advisory role.

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Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

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