[Ip-health] Reminder: Friday 2 December Event on Delinkage at US Senate

Claire Cassedy claire.cassedy at keionline.org
Tue Nov 22 12:54:58 PST 2016


KEI hopes that you will be able to join us Friday December 2, 2016 for an
event exploring, "*Proposals to Delink R&D Costs from Drug Prices*."

The event will take place at the US Senate, and will provide a detailed
look into delinkage: what it is, how it works, and what can be done to
advance these innovative proposals to increase access to medicines in the
US and worldwide.

For more information (updated regularly): http://keionline.org/node/2649

*Venue:* US Senate Hearing Room SD-106, Dirksen Office Building
*Time: *9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
*Please Register:* https://goo.gl/forms/AbP2npqLRLYneLjk1

Speakers and respondents include:

-Aidan Hollis, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Calgary
-Dean Baker, co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research
-Diane Singhroy, Scientific Advisor, Knowledge Ecology International
-Ellen ‘t Hoen, LLM. Medicines Law & Policy and Global Health Unit,
University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The
Netherlands.
-James Love, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
-James L. McGee, CEBS, Executive Director, Transit Employees’ Health &
Welfare Fund
-Joe Larsen, Ph.D., Deputy Director (acting), Biomedical Advanced Research
Development Authority (BARDA)
-John Wilbanks, Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks and a Senior
Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and at FasterCures
-Judit Rius, Médecins sans frontières
-Katy Athersuch, Medical Innovation & Access Policy Adviser
-Manon Ress, Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT)
-Patrick Kilbride, Executive Director, International Intellectual Property,
GIPC at U.S. Chamber of Commerce
-Rachel Cohen, DNDi
-Reshma Ramachandran, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
-Rob Weissman, President, Public Citizen
-Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. Professor of International Affairs, The New School in
New York, member of the UN Secretary General High Level Panel on Access to
Medicine.
-Tim Hubbard, Professor of Bioinformatics, King’s College London



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