For many rare diseases, the existing research fields could be more efficient and patient-centric to speed up discovery. David Fajgenbaum, MD will take you on his journey battling Castleman disease. When he nearly died for the first of five times and needed multiple rounds of multi-agent chemotherapy, he realized that the medical community was unlikely to make progress in time to save his life. Learn how Dr. Fajgenbaum turned his desperate hope for a cure into concrete action and the critical steps other rare disease hunters can take.
Speaker: David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSC