Section on Advances in Therapeutics and Technology


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2nd Orphan Drug Research & Commercialization Conference

February 20-21, 2014 - San Diego, CA, Hyatt Regency Mission Bay

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Groft, Director of the Office of Rare Diseases at the NIH. Dr. Groft's major focus at the Office of Rare Diseases is to stimulate research with rare diseases and develop information on rare diseases for healthcare providers and the public. Dr. Groft will be discussing the current state of rare disease research and partnerships, and paths forward into the future.

The 2nd Orphan Drug Research & Commercialization Conference provides a unique forum for various stakeholders in the community to gather and share complementary perspectives on the challenges in the field and paths forward. The meeting includes presentations on the latest scientific therapeutics, panel discussions on patient registries and advocacy, networking sessions, and much more.

Register early and get 20% off the regular registration price or use the discount code rcdvb to register three colleagues for the price of two.

The 2nd Orphan Drugs Research & Commercialization Conference is part of the Future Biotech Summit which includes the other two concurrent conferences: Cell & Gene Therapy and 4th Ubiquitin Research & Drug Discovery.

Register for a summit pass for access to all three conferences.