Are you a foundation looking for an industry partner? How about a biotech/pharma company looking to know about your patient community? This can be a tough gap to fill between these two worlds. How do you start? Who do you talk to? Learn the tricks to go build your own bridge and find out from a foundation and industry partnership the ins and outs of building and maintaining a relationship between these two industries.

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Ann Marie Bingo, Manager, Global Patient Advocacy, Horizon Pharma
Ann Marie has been working in the Biotech industry for over 18 years, with 12 of those years dedicated to serving the patient community. She first became interested in pursuing a career in patient advocacy when her mother underwent a liver transplant and her father was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma within the same year. Those experiences led her to appreciate the importance of advocating for your loved ones and understanding how to navigate the complex healthcare system. As a manager of patient advocacy at Horizon Pharma, she works closely with patient organizations identifying opportunities to address patient’s unmet needs, patient education and disease state awareness.

Ann Marie lives in Oakland, CA and has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from California State University, Fullerton.

Anne Bruns, Associate Executive Director and Operation Manager, The Atypical HUS Foundation
Anne Bruns is the mother of a son diagnosed with Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Weber State University. She is the Associative Executive Director and Operations Manager for The Atypical HUS Foundation. She is responsible for managing day to day operations, finding research opportunities, creating and sustaining partnerships, oversees the patient registry, fundraising and special events and managing pharma and industry relationships. She helps in the coordination of family conferences across the nation to bring patients and experts together.


Daniel Levine, Founder & Principal, Levine Media Group

Daniel Levine is an award-winning business journalist who has reported on the life sciences, economic development, and business policy issues throughout his 25-year career. Since 2011, he has served as the lead editor and writer of Burrill Media’s acclaimed annual book on the biotech industry and hosts The Burrill Report’s weekly podcast. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Industry Standard,, and other national publications.