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RxRE is an exciting new event, which is bringing together global innovators in medicine, technology and the healthcare industry to tackle some of the important challenges in diagnosing rare diseases.

RxRE’s focus is on collaboration and knowledge-sharing, in order to unlock the potential of emerging diagnostic, digital and data technologies to accelerate patient diagnosis. RxRE aims to encourage connections between participants that could improve the lives of patients with rare diseases.

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STRIVING TO REDUCE TIME TO DIAGNOSIS

UP TO 7 YEARS
TO DIAGNOSE A RARE DISEASE1

No patient should wait this long for a diagnosis – no matter how rare their condition

7–8 PHYSICIANS
SEEN1

Delays in diagnosis have a negative impact on patients, their families and the healthcare system

2–3 MISDIAGNOSES IN THIS TIME1

Limited awareness, symptoms being mistaken for common diseases and costly time-consuming tests make diagnosis challenging3

PROGRESS THROUGH COLLABORATION

 

A data startup working with a patient advocacy group and national medical registry on how to use AI to improve medical data analysis

A biobank partnering with a DNA sequencing company to uncover insights on disease prevalence and incidence

A diagnostics company sharing knowledge with leading medical professionals to develop new analytical tools

These are the kinds of combinations that could be possible at RxRE. Because we believe that by working together we can multiply our expertise and achieve more than any partner can alone.

This event will provide a unique opportunity to network, form new future-focused partnerships and help us find the solutions that will benefit patients with rare diseases.

OUR KEY CHALLENGES

 

How can we increase awareness of rare diseases among patients and physicians?

What infrastructure can we implement to permit earlier identification of rare diseases?

How can we harness the power of emerging technologies to accelerate diagnosis?

What can we do to drive development of new diagnostic tests?

 

PROGRAMME

 

DAY ONE

The Power of Partnerships keynote speech

  • Keynote speaker
  • Panel discussion: Coalitions to drive impact and change

The How and the What

  • Workshop session: Building the rare disease community

The Voice of the Patient

  • Panel discussion: The patient perspective
  • Workshop session: The challenge

Solving our Challenges

  • Workshop Session: Ideation & problem solving

RxRE 2018 Dinner

 

DAY TWO

Emerging Technologies and the New World

  • Panel presentations and discussion: Meet our tech partners
  • Workshop session: inspired ideation

Building Actionable Ideas

  • Workshop session: Priority idea building

Building Actionable Ideas 2

  • Workshop session: Evaluation and idea improvement

Solving our Challenges

  • Workshop session: Solutions and action planning

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COLLABORATORS

OUR VENUE

PLEXAL

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London, UK, E20 3BS


References:

  1. Diagnosing a Rare Disease. Available at https://www.raredr.com/resource-guide/2017/diagnosis. Accessed September 2018.
  2. The Hidden Costs of Rare Diseases. A feasibility Report. Available at https://www.geneticalliance.org.uk/media/2502/hidden-costs-full-report_21916-v2-1.pdf. Accessed September 2018.
  3. Pfizer Data on File.

At Pfizer, we are here for the rare disease community. Here to listen, learn and make a difference in order to work towards a brighter future for people affected by some of the most life changing conditions.


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