Blockbuster Lineup Set as 21st Century Cures Returns to Washington to Review Ideas Shared on the #Path2Cures
Participants will include MichBio's 2014 Expo & Conference keynote speaker FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg and William Parfet of member company MPI Research.
After weeks of events across the country, the bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative returns to Washington next Wednesday, September 10, with another roundtable discussion about opportunities to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of new cures and treatments. Members will be joined by a distinguished panel of health leaders to review the feedback the committee has received via firstname.lastname@example.org. The roundtable will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The event will also be streamed live online here.
“We launched 21st Century Cures earlier this year with the goal of getting improved cures and treatments to patients more quickly and keeping America at the forefront of medical innovation. We’ve been inspired by the tremendous outpouring of ideas from groups and individuals all across the country. As we move to the next phase of this initiative, we look forward to reviewing these ideas with our blockbuster lineup of accomplished leaders,” commented full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO).
Participants will include:
The Honorable Sylvia Burwell
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. Francis Collins
National Institutes of Health
Dr. Margaret Hamburg
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Mr. Michael Milken
The Milken Institute
Mr. Dean Kamen
DEKA Research and Development
Mr. William Parfet
Chairman and CEO
Dr. Dan Theodorescu
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Details for the roundtable are available online here. Learn more about 21st Century Cures online here, like the initiative on Facebook, follow @ECcures on Twitter, join the conversation using #Path2Cures, and share your ideas with email@example.com.
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