FDA Rare Disease Patient Advocacy Day
On March 1, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will celebrate the fifth annual Rare Disease Day by hosting the “FDA Rare Disease Patient Advocacy Day” to engage and educate the rare disease community on regulatory processes related to rare diseases. This meeting is intended to enhance the awareness of the rare disease community as to FDA’s roles and responsibilities in the development of products (drugs, biological products and devices) for the diagnosis, prevention, and/or treatment of rare diseases or conditions.
This educational meeting will consist of live and interactive simultaneous webcast of presentations provided by FDA experts from various Centers and Offices, as well as from outside experts. The interactive meeting will include two general panel discussion sessions, as well as afternoon breakout sessions for more in-depth information on the roles of FDA. To view and connect to the live meeting, please visit the FDA Webcast Connect Pro Instructions webpage. The webcast will begin at 5:30am (PST) and end at 2:00pm (PST), tomorrow March 1, 2012.