Rare Disease, Cell & Gene Therapy Weekly RoundUp

Weekly Roundup: May 31, 2018

An episode of Rare Disease, Cell & Gene Therapy Weekly RoundUp

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Weekly Roundup: October 11, 2018
The P4A team analyze Novartis' deal with Celluar Biomedicine Group to supply the CAR-T therapy Kymriah and the successes and failures of the reimbursement of Vertex's cystic fibrosis drug, Orkambi. Presenter: Max Rex Contributor: Nader Murad, Senior Analyst
07:49
October 11, 2018
Weekly Roundup: Oct 5, 2018
This week, Pfizer's Matthew Harold joins us to discuss the findings of his recent research study that reviewed national policies for rare diseases in the context of key patient needs. Presenter: Max Rex Contributor: Matthew Harold, International Developed Markets Public Affairs Lead, Pfizer
15:04
October 5, 2018
Weekly Roundup: Sep 27, 2018
This week, P4A's podcast will cover Luxturna's CHMP recommendation, Novartis' restructuring plans and Alexion's acquisition of Syntimmune. Presenter: Max Rex Contributor: Aparna Krishnan
06:28
September 27, 2018
Weekly Roundup: September 20, 2018
Back from a summer break! The P4A team discuss the reasons behind NICE's rejection of Novartis' CAR-T therapy Kymriah, Denmark and Norway's joint drug purchasing agreement and US patient groups pushing back against ICER's influence in drug reimbursement. Presenter: Max Rex Contributor: Aparna Krishnan
06:28
September 20, 2018
Weekly Roundup: August 16, 2018
In this episode, the team discuss UK health technology body NICE not recommending Biogen's Spinraza for routine use in the NHS; CVS announcing the use of ICER's cost effectiveness analysis to decide formulary inclusions and Express Scripts is in talks with several pharma companies for exclusive distribution rights to sell their upcoming gene therapies. Presenter: Max Rex Contributor: Aparna Krishnan
06:32
August 16, 2018
Weekly Roundup: August 9, 2018
In this episode, P4A discusses the UK government’s publication of four key documents guiding the life science industry on how to operate during the Brexit transition period; Spark Therapeutics' clinical data for its gene therapy treating heamophila A patients and finally, the Irish government plans to reform the country’s healthcare system. Presenter: Joanna Fernandes Contributor: Aparna Krishnan
04:55
August 9, 2018
Weekly Roundup: August 2, 2018
This week, the team discuss the consolidation among small and medium sized cell and gene therapy companies and the latest on Brexit impact with news that Sanofi is stockpiling drugs. Presenter: Max Rex Contributor: Aparna Krishnan
04:19
August 2, 2018
Weekly Roundup: July 26, 2018
The EU's Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager, recently said that price differences in the pharma market among different member states could be “justified”. This week, P4A delves deeper into the mechanics of drug pricing in Europe including discussing the impact of parallel trade and comparing it to U.S. pricing. Presenter: Max Rex Contributor: Stuart Tutt
18:35
July 26, 2018
Weekly Roundup: July 17, 2018
The U.S. FDA's new guidance on gene therapy was recently announced by FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the P4A team discuss key implications of these guidelines along with an update on UK's Brexit Whitepaper and new measures by the French government to improve patient access to innovative drugs. Presenter: Joanna Fernandes Contributors: Christina Poschen & Aparna Krishnan
08:11
July 17, 2018
Weekly Roundup: July 11, 2018
This week, the team discuss the U.S. Centres for Medicare & Medicaid Services withdrawing support for a novel payment model for Novartis' Kymriah; Pfizer rolling back drug price rise in the U.S. and Axovant's deal with Benitec Biopharma. Presenter: Joanna Fernandes Contributor: Aparna Krishnan
04:38
July 11, 2018
Weekly Roundup: July 4, 2018
This week, the P4A team discuss the CHMP approval of two CAR-T Therapies; Scotland's new rules for ultra-orphan drugs and the reaction to the announcement of National Coverage Analysis for CAR-T drugs in the U.S. Presenter: Max Rex Contributors: Sophie Schmitz, Managing Partner & Alison Kneen, Vice President, International Operations
09:41
July 4, 2018
Weekly Roundup: June 26, 2018
This week, the P4A team delve into the pharma industry's proposal to the EU on the role of national HTA bodies post harmonization of clinical assessments for innovative drug technologies; the European Medicines Agency's new portal for orphan drug designation applications and Ireland's entry into the Beneluxa Initiative. Host: Joanna Fernandes Contributor: Aparna Krishnan
04:14
June 26, 2018
Weekly Roundup: June 19, 2018
The P4A team give a summary of the gene therapy FDA news this week and also discuss President Trump's drug pricing plans for Medicare and UK cost watchdog NICE's rejection of Crysvita. Presenter: Max Rex Contributors: Aparna Krishnan, Joanna Fernandes
07:53
June 19, 2018
Weekly Roundup: June 12, 2018
This week's episode discusses the EU's research and innovation budget; Italy's AIFA responding to physician criticism of new guidelines and Oxford Biomedica's $842 million deal with Axovan Sciences. Presenter: Max Rex Contributors: Aparna Krishnan, Corporate Affairs Lead Joanna Fernandes, Consultant
05:27
June 12, 2018
Weekly Roundup: June 5, 2018
This week the P4A team discuss key advancements in oncology treatments - a genetic test indicating whether chemotherapy is beneficial in a particular breast cancer patient group and successful results of an immunotherapy using T cells in an advanced breast cancer patient. In addition, news involving a potential new sickle cell therapy under development. Presenter: Max Rex Contributors: Alison Kneen and Aparna Krishnan
04:37
June 5, 2018
Weekly Roundup: May 31, 2018
In its very first podcast of Rare Disease, Cell & Gene Therapy Weekly RoundUp, P4A discusses the US FDA's accelerated regulatory process for gene therapy; President's Trump's proposed drug pricing plan; the European Commission's proposal to amend SPC; the NHS England budget ringfencing; Irish government's attempt to trim the HSE and the new GDPR laws. Max Rex hosts with contributions from Aparna Krishnan, Corporate Affairs Lead and Alison Kneen, Vice President, International Operations.
10:54
May 31, 2018
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