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Filling the Gaps and Speeding Up Results: What an Educated, Sophisticated Patient Population Can Do for You

Track:
Clinical Operations

Day & Time:
June 18, 3:30PM - 5:00PM (Pacific Standard Time)

Session Number:
377

Room Number:
3

Level:
Basic

Type:
Forum

Title:
Filling the Gaps and Speeding Up Results: What an Educated, Sophisticated Patient Population Can Do for You

Chair(s):
Kristin Nicole Voorhees, MA
Director of Healthcare Initiatives
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, United States

Description:
Educated and engaged patients can speed up clinical development and help to swiftly fill trials. This forum will feature perspectives of patient advocacy, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industry leaders on how to effectively foster patient-industry relationships and will address realistic strategies for translating patient engagement into successful product development.

Learning Objective(s):
Examine effective methods to educate patients on their role in clinical research; Identify specific times during clinical development and clinical trial recruitment where interactions between biotech, pharma, and patient advocacy organizations are key to success; Discuss how efficient patient-industry relationships can influence a product’s speed to market.

Presentation(s) & Speaker(s):
Panelist
Leslie J. Williams
Director, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
ImmusanT, United States

Panelist
Lona Vincent, MPH
Senior Associate Director
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research, United States

Panelist
Thomas Wallace, MPA
Senior Director, Global Advocacy and Professional Relations
Eli Lilly and Company, United States