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August 18, 2016 07:00 ET

Upcoming Webinar to Examine the Powerful and Evolving Role of Patient Advocacy Groups in Clinical Research

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 18, 2016) - On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Xtalks will host a complimentary webinar featuring Susan Stein, MPH, a member of the Board of Directors of worldwide patient advocate umbrella organization Global Genes, and Juliet Moritz, MPH, Executive Director of Strategic Drug Development for Rare Diseases at Premier Research as the presenters.

A major goal of patient advocacy groups is to address the unmet needs of patients with cancer or rare diseases by providing access to the most effective drugs. In recent years, patient advocacy groups have expanded their influence over the drug development continuum from discovery to approval to market entry. Many groups directly fund, help design, or recruit patients to participate in clinical trials.

This webinar reviews the history of patient advocacy groups in advancing clinical research and examines the evolution of their role in light of recent and pending legislative and regulatory changes in the United States and European Union. Included is a discussion of how patient advocacy groups and industry can join to respond most effectively to these anticipated changes.

For more information or to register for this free webinar visit: The Powerful and Evolving Role of Patient Advocacy Groups in Clinical Research

About Premier Research

Premier Research is a leading contract research organization serving the needs of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies worldwide. The company has a wealth of experience in the execution of global, regional, and local clinical development programs, with a special focus on addressing unmet needs in areas such as analgesia, CNS, rare diseases, medical device and diagnostics, oncology, and pediatric research. Premier Research operates in 84 countries and employs more than 1,000 professionals, including a strong international network of clinical monitors and project managers, regulatory, data management, statistical, scientific, and medical experts. With its mission to improve productivity in clinical development, the company aligns itself with the mission of its customers to bring new medical treatments to patients promptly, accurately, and cost-effectively.

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