EL-PFDD Meeting

We’re excited to announce that NAF and Cure DRPLA will Host an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for Polyglutamine Spinocerebellar Ataxias and DRPLA!

Save the Date!

September 25, 2020

10am-3pm EST
Virtual Meeting

Registration information coming soon!

What is an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting?

An Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development (EL-PFDD) meeting gives the FDA and other key stakeholders, including medical product developers, health care providers, and federal partners an important opportunity to hear directly from patients, their families, caregivers, and patient advocates about the symptoms that matter most to them, the impact the disease has on patients’ daily lives, and patients’ experiences with currently available treatments. This input can inform FDA’s decisions and oversight both during drug development and during review of a marketing application. EL-PFDD meetings strengthen understanding of disease and treatment burden. They also raise awareness and channel engagement within the patient community.

Learn More

Watch our informational webinar to learn more about what this meeting means, how the process will work, and how you can get involved. 

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