CNS Orphan Diseases

The challenges of drug development in CNS is well known, recent failures of the large phase III trials in Alzheimer's disease illustrates the problem.

8 Apr 2014 at Holiday Inn London - Bloomsbury, London, GB

Pharmaceuticals/Drug Discovery, Medical & Health Care

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In highly prevalent disorders, such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease, there is significant inter-patient variability in symptoms. In the case of orphan CNS indications, the cause of the disease can usually be traced to a single gene. This makes it easier for drug developers to identify targets for those agents, and increases the chance of a disease-modifying therapy being developed.

SMi's masterclass hosted by QCTR will look at the challenges and potential advantages of developing drugs in CNS orphan diseases, compared to larger CNS indications and also looks at the support that is available to drug developers in orphan diseases. It will look at case studies of drug companies who have followed this route.

Key benefits to this masterclass are:
- This masterclass is essential attendance for anyone who wants to understand clinical trials in a rare CNS
disease
- Gain timely insight into key trial design strategies
- Discover the benefits of orphan disease regulations
- Learn from real-life case studies of how companies have approached these challenges

Price - Standard: £599

Artists / Speakers: Hosted by: Susan McGoldrick, CEO, QCTR

When
From: April 08, 2014 08:30
To: April 08, 2014 12:30
Where

Holiday Inn London - Bloomsbury, Coram St, WC1N 1HT, London, GB

Category

Pharmaceuticals/Drug Discovery, Medical & Health Care

Contact email
dlee@smi-online.co.uk

Contact phone
+44 (0) 20 7827 6000

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