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C-PATH to Host “Creating Consensus Science”

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

The Critical Path Institute (C-PATH), in conjunction with the Food and Drug Administration and the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), will hold a two-day event focusing on the innovative tools that push drug development toward greater efficacy and lesser risk.

“Creating Consensus Science: New Tools and Tactics for Next-Gen Drug Development” will be held November 30 and December 1 at the Crowne Plaza Silver Spring in Silver Spring, MD.

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, MD, and Kathy Hudson, PhD, deputy director for science, outreach and policy at the National Institutes of Health, are the keynote speakers.

Other session chairs and panelists include former Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT); John Castellani of PhRMA; Brian Corrigan, PhD, of Pfizer; Tim Cote, MD, MPH, of the National Organization for Rare Diseases; Jan Gheuens, MD, PhD, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Clarice “Risa” Hayes, PhD, of Eli Lilly and Co.; Garry Neil, MD, Gary Romano, MD, PhD, and Mahesh Samtani, PhD, of Johnson & Johnson; Ronald Perrone, MD, of Tufts University; Frank Sistare, PhD, of Merck; Myrl Weinberg of the National Health Council; Janet Woodcock, MD, director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; and Raymond Woosley, MD, PhD, of C-PATH.

Read more about the event or click here to register.