Industry Workshops

Industry Workshops provide an opportunity for AMCP corporate members to showcase their latest drug therapies, technologies, and a wealth of products and services affecting professionals working in managed care pharmacy.

All Industry Workshops take place on Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 11:30am–12:30pm.

Understanding Chronic Cough: Patient Presentation and Assessment

Sponsored by Merck

Room: National Harbor 10

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss patient cases and understand patient presentation of chronic cough.
  2. Review clinical guidelines.
  3. Understand potential mechanisms of disease in chronic cough.

Faculty:
Sidney S. Braman, MD

Clinical Overview of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and an Update on an Investigational Gene Transfer Therapy 

Sponsored by Sarepta 

Room: National Harbor 3 

Description: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare, genetic, neuromuscular disease characterized by progressive muscle weakness resulting from the absence of dystrophin protein in skeletal and cardiac muscle cells. This session will provide a comprehensive overview of the complexities of Duchenne as a disease state and the current treatment landscape before diving deeper into gene transfer therapy research, including a summary of the current clinical development program for investigational delandistrogene moxeparvovec.

Talks: 

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Diagnosis and Assessment of Disease Progression 
    • Faculty: 
      TBD 
       
  • Gene Transfer Therapy: Overview of Investigational AAV-Based Gene Transfer Therapy and Study Design Considerations 
    • Faculty:
      Kathrin Kucharski, PharmD, BCPS 
      Sarepta Therapeutics 
       
  • Investigational Delandistrogene Moxeparvovec: A Clinical Development Program Summary
    • Faculty:
      Kathrin Kucharski, PharmD, BCPS 
      Sarepta Therapeutics 
RNA Interference (RNAi): Harnessing the Potential of Gene Silencing To Create Transformative Medicines

Sponsored by Alnylam

Room: National Harbor 11

Description: Alnylam provides an overview of the evolution of RNA interference, its uses in medicine today and the exciting potential of future applications.

Speaker:
Sami Nasrawi
Director, Medical Outcomes Science Liaison


Industry Workshop sponsorship opportunities are available for AMCP Corporate Members in good standing. Contact Beth O’Brien, director of meetings and conventions, at bobrien@amcp.org for more details.