Pathways to Progress - Sara Lightowlers
The presentation will focus on the conclusions of a pending report compiled by the Empower: Access to Medicine campaign. The report follows a recent roundtable debate bringing together key figures from the pharmaceutical, medical, ethical, regulatory, legal, academic and insurance fields.
The report looks at the current legislative and regulatory barriers that impede pharmaceutical companies, especially smaller biotechs, from bringing their products to market.
The presentation will outline the variety of paths that can be explored that would benefit the medical profession, pharmaceuticals and patients more widely. In particular the presentation will look at solutions that may lie within existing capacity in current system to get drugs to patients faster.