The fourth Rallying to the Challenge meeting will be held in parallel with Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease on Sept. 27-28, 2017 at Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich.
2017 PRELIMINARY AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2017
Tom Isaacs—Co-founder, Parkinson’s Movement
The challenges of repurposing old drugs—adapting regulation to realize disease modifying treatments in Parkinson’s: A clinician’s view
Patient access to novel treatments
Patient access to novel treatments: A clinician’s perspective
Your questions answered
Over lunch question-and-answer session with Dr. Patrik Brundin and colleagues
Is there a new way to run trials? If so, how can we run them effectively?
2017 survey findings presented
How to evaluate risk vs. benefit comparing findings from healthcare professionals to people with Parkinson’s
Feedback from focus groups
THURSDAY, SEPT. 28, 2017
The cost of bringing a drug to market
Metabolic Solutions Development Company
What disease modifying trials are in the PD pipeline? What is preventing them from getting underway? Funding, staffing, recruitment?
Parkinson’s World: Research demystified
Tom Isaacs and Leah Murasleen
Panel discussion: All your questions answered (during lunch)
Dr. Patrik Brundin and colleagues
Feedback presentation to Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease
NOTE: This session will take place in Tomatis Auditorium during the Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease symposium