Rare Disease Day 2020

Keynote Speaker:

"The Rare Disease Treatment Approval Process: Balancing Gold Standard Evidence with Patient-Centered Flexibility"
Sarah Wicks, JD, MPH

Sarah Wicks is an associate at Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. where she works with sponsors to bring life-changing therapies to market, particularly for persons with rare disease. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Through her efforts, Sarah has gained a growing appreciation for the value of patients’ experiences and the need for the patient voice to inform product development. She is dedicated to furthering the involvement of patients in rare disease drug development as well as advancing and accelerating the development of new breakthrough therapies for those with rare conditions.

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Friday, February 28th, 2020
9:00am to 2:30pm


McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St SE, Minneapolis MN 55455