How Genetic Engineering Will Move Rare Disease Research at Warp Speed
With the potential for single curative treatments, gene therapy offers great potential for rare diseases lacking treatment options. FDA’s recently launched Warp Speed for Rare Diseases seeks to accelerate research and development of such therapies.
In this webinar, industry experts discuss different types of gene delivery and why some conditions may be “easier” to target with gene therapy. They also explain the potential impact on diverse populations in the U.S.
Describe how the recent growth in gene therapy research applies to rare diseases
Explain why some diseases are better candidates for gene therapy
Summarize the potential impact of rare disease gene therapies on diverse patient populations
PhD, RBP, SM(NRCM), CBSP
Executive Director, Biosafety Services
Associate Clinical Director, Clinical Development
Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Conventus Site Medical Director for UBMD
Who should watch?
Representatives from sponsors, CROs, and research sites involved in rare disease research, genetic engineering techniques, and DE&I in clinical research. Rare disease patients and patient advocates may also find this presentation informative.
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DATE: June 17, 2021
Time: 1 pm ET | 10 am PT
Duration: 1 hour