27 Oct 2020
Patient Support Webinar: Introduction to Drug Development and Clinical Trials

Watch Ergomed/PSR Orphan Experts‘ patient support webinar titled “Introduction to Drug Development and Clinical Trials”.

This is a recording of a Webinar that we hosted in September 2020.

The purpose of this webinar:

  • Is to explain the development process of new drugs and what it means to participate in a clinical trial.
  • Our goal is to help educate patients and their families who are dealing with rare diseases, providing useful information on what is involved in clinical research.

Topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Overview of the complete process of developing a new drug, including approximate timelines
  • The different phases of a clinical trial
  • Clinical trial terminology

Our speakers in this webinar are:

  • Christa Van Kan, Strategic Director Rare Diseases at PSR Orphan Experts/Ergomed. PSR/Ergomed is one of the leading experts in assisting biotech and pharmaceutical companies with drug development for rare diseases. Ergomed Group offers a full range of high-quality clinical research and trial management services.
  • Dr. Rick Thompson, CEO of Findacure. Findacure is a UK charity that is building the rare disease community in order to drive research and help develop treatments. Findacure aims to transform the world’s understanding of rare diseases and the devastating impact they have on people’s lives.