This episode features an interview with Dr. Courtney Silverthorn who is an Associate Vice President at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the Director of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program including the Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium.
The FNIH recently announced that the AMP Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium has selected eight rare diseases for its clinical trial portfolio. Xtalks spoke with Dr. Silverthorm about the consortium’s new rare disease clinical trial portfolio.
Hear more about the diseases that were selected and the consortium’s goal of accelerating the path of new therapies for rare diseases to clinical trials.
The Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium was jointly launched by the NIH and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2021 to help address common issues that gene therapy developers face. It included formulating a standardized therapeutic development model that would help accelerate clinical trial processes for new treatments.
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