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28 Feb 2017
When:
Tue 28 February, 2017
Location
Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN
London
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Findacure's Scientific Conference 2017: Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases 28 February 2017 Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN, London
Hosted by Findacure

Findacure is pleased to announce our 2017 Scientific Conference on Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases!

Programme 

09:30  Registration
10:00  Dr Rick Thompson  Findacure
           Introduction to drug repurposing for rare diseases
10:30  Prof. Tim Barrett  NIHR Clinical Research Facility
           Treating an ultra rare condition: clinician led repurposing for
           Wolfram syndrome
11:00  Georgia Hart & Bev Hart  Family affected by Friedreich’s ataxia
            Clinical trials – why bother?
11:30  Tea break
12:00  Caroline Kant  EspeRare Foundation
            Repurposing shelved compounds for rare diseases
12:30  Takeda
13:00  Lunch
14:00  Jonathan Underhill & Dr Daniel O’Connor   NICE & MHRA
            Drug repurposing – regulation, implementation & optimisation 
14:30  Lightning Talks
15:10  Tea break
15:40  Pan Pantziarka  Anticancer fund
           Repurposing drugs in rare cancers
16:10  Panel discussion
16:50  Prizes for ‘The Student Voice’ essay competition 2016
17:00  Drinks reception

Visit our website or Eventbrite page to find out more and purchase tickets. 

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