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.

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.


  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Diagnosis and Assessment of Disease Progression 
    • Faculty: 
  • 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.

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 for more details.