ERICA WP5 Innovation Workshop

7 July 2023

WP5 Translation and Innovation is organizing Innovation workshop focused on drug repurposing in rare diseases.

In the first part of the workshop, we will showcase success stories from two different ERNs as an inspiration for the community. Eduard J van Beers from ERN EuroBloodNet will give talk about mitapivat story and building relations with biomedical industry into investigator-initiated research programmes, and Nicola Specchio from ERN EpiCare will talk about drug repurposing in epilepsy.

In the second part of the workshop, expert Donald Lo from EATRIS (REMEDI4ALL project) will lead interactive session on pathways in drug repurposing.

The workshop takes place on 7th July from 10:30- 12:30 in Madrid as part of the project ERICA General Assembly meeting. To participate in this workshop, either in person or online, simply register using the Registration format below to receive the venue information or connection link.

Additional info: WP5 Innovation workshop on drug repurposing in rare diseases and ERICA WEBSITE/ ERICA General Assembly

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