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Orphan drug developers to discuss how to bring therapies to market faster
Though orphan drug designations have increased across established markets like US, Europe and Japan, high rates of clinical attrition as well as pricing & reimbursement issues remain problematic. Join over 600 industry and key stakeholders next April where these issues will be discussed and debated!
Join the 4th annual World Orphan Drug Congress USA, the largest global orphan drug conference! This will be held in Washington DC from April 23rd -25th, 2014.
Key speakers include Emil Kakkis, President and Founder of Ultragenyx, Congressman Leonard Lance, a Capitol Hill advocate of rare disease research, Christopher Austin, NIH's translation science division director, Roy Beveridge, Chief Medical Officer of private payer Humana, Bert Bruce, Pfizer's Rare Disease Unit Vice President for Commercial Operations and Betsy Garofalo, Novartis' recently appointed Head of Clinical Development Sciences.
This conference and expo provides a platform for key movers and shakers of the orphan drug industry to come together and discover partnerships and collaborations to expedite orphan drugs to patients globally.
Various facets to highlight key needs of the industry are as follows:
Participants will learn:
To register or learn more visit www.terrapinn.com/orphandrug
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