Human cell models to assess cardiovascular and neurological safety liabilities of cancer drugs
Early prediction of drug-induced toxicity is needed in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to decrease late-stage drug attrition.
Specifically, oncology drugs have become more effective in extending the lives of patients suffering from cancer. This improved prognosis, however, is giving more time for anti-cancer drugs to exert toxic effects such as cardiotoxicity, neuropathy and more. [Read more…]