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Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Expands R&D Capabilities with New Research Facility to Enhance Development of Next Generation An

Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Expands R&D Capabilities with New Research Facility to Enhance Development of Next Generation An

  Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Expands R&D Capabilities with New Research
    Facility to Enhance Development of Next Generation Antibody Radiation
              Conjugates Leveraging Its Proprietary AWE Platform

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2020

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  (NYSE
AMERICAN: ATNM) ("Actinium" or the "Company") today announced the launch of
its new research and development lab facility in New York City.  This new
research facility expands Actinium's internal R&D capabilities and will be
focused on developing novel Antibody Radiation Conjugate (ARC) candidates, ARC
therapeutic combination strategies, and supporting AWE platform research
collaborations. Actinium's R&D efforts will employ a multidisciplinary
approach leveraging its team's expertise and experience in cancer cell
biology, radiochemistry, radiation sciences, immunology and oncology drug
development.  The proprietary AWE technology platform, protected by over one
hundred and twenty-five patents, is the foundation for Actinium's R&D and
exploits multiple different radioisotope payloads including the potent
alpha-emitter, Actinium-225.  

(PRNewsfoto/Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)

This new research facility will function under the guidance of Dr. Dale
Ludwig, Ph.D. the Company's Chief Scientific & Technology Officer, who has
over twenty-five years of oncology discovery research and development
experience, including supporting the development and launch of Erbitux®,
Cyramza^TM, Portrazza®, and Lartruvo^TM as well as the clinical advancement of
at least 10 additional therapeutic antibodies and Antibody Drug Conjugates
while at Eli Lilly and, previously, ImClone Systems Inc.  The research
facility will be managed and staffed by Ph.D. level scientists who will
contribute their respective expertise in areas of drug discovery, radiation
chemistry, and translational research to advance novel ARC programs and
investigations into combination therapeutic strategies.

"Our new research facility will allow us to significantly accelerate our
preclinical and clinical development of novel ARC programs and investigate
mechanistic ARC therapeutic combinations, which utilize our expertise in
radioimmunobiology, our AWE Technology Platform capabilities, 
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How Financial Services Can Enhance The Digital Customer Experience In The Pandemic Age

How Financial Services Can Enhance The Digital Customer Experience In The Pandemic Age

CEO at Urjanet, helping organizations impact people, planet and profits using our innovative cloud-based data service.

Digital transformation in banking and lending has been underway for several years, but the pace is accelerating as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. As banks pivot from branch footprint expansion to an omni-channel strategy, the truly digital customer experience is finally here. 

To be competitive throughout the pandemic and after it, building a customer-focused, digital-first institution is a must as customer-centric banks outperform their more traditional peers. Investments in data innovation can help streamline this shift to online experiences and also yield substantial returns. One study showed that banks and credit unions that digitize processes can achieve a 20% increase in revenues and a 30% decline in expenses.

This requires not just financial services institutions but also their partners and suppliers to rethink how they leverage data and technology. My own company has had to refocus our product roadmap, service model and support tools for our financial services customers in light of the Covid-19 pandemic to deliver better digital processes. Corporately, we’ve also had to adjust how we interact with banking and lending customers, most recently shifting our annual customer conference from an in-person event in Atlanta to a series of digital events. In September, we met virtually with these industry leaders and their solution providers to hear how they are adapting to the new global circumstances with data innovation and new customer experiences.

Consumers demand simple, trustworthy experiences from financial institutions.

Customers’ expectations are rising when it comes to banking and data privacy. According to EY’s customer research, only 60% of consumers are comfortable sharing personal information with their primary financial service provider without any assurance regarding data protection and security. Features like full price transparency, hyper-personalization and clear ownership

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