CTI Celebrates Rare Disease Week with Free Webinars

February 19, 2014

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CTI Celebrates Rare Disease Week with Free Webinars

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Rare Disease Day is an international advocacy day dedicated to bring widespread attention to rare diseases. Join us from February 24-28, 2014 for free educational webinars that focus on rare disease and the challenges of drug development in these areas:

• Monday February 24, 2014 – 11am – 12pm EST
“Tricks and Traps” for Estimating the Economic Burden of Illness for Rare Diseases (Candace Gunnarsson, EdD – Vice President, Health Economics & Outcomes Research)

• Tuesday February 25, 2014 – 12pm – 1pm EST
“Issues in Designing Clinical Trials for Rare Disease”
(William Irish, MSc, PhD – Vice President, Biostatistics & Health Outcomes Research)

• Wednesday February 26, 2014 – 12pm – 1pm EST
“Rare Disease Trial Participants – Recruitment to Retention”
(Hadley Decker, MS – Associate Director, Clinical Trials)

• Thursday February 27, 2014 – 11am – 12pm EST
“Orphan Drug Designation: What, Where, and How”
(Kathy Wekselman, PhD, RN – Director, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs)

• Friday February 28, 2014 – 12pm – 1pm EST
“Commercialization of an Orphan Drug”
(Joseph McCafferty – Vice President Sales, North America)

To sign up to attend one or all of these free webinars, visit and click on the link about Rare Disease Day or email us at [email protected].

CTI is a proud partner of Rare Disease Day and National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD).

*Speakers subject to change*

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