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June 4, 2018

It’s Time for #BIO2018!

It’s officially day one of #BIO2018 for Boston, the industry, and RareMoon. Co-founders, Chris and Sabrina, will be taking on #BIO2018 together this year to divide, conquer, and make the best of the week. This year has already been a fantastic year for RareMoon and our growth both as a company and in the intimate support we've provided to global biotech & pharma companies developing orphan medicines.
October 4, 2017
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Orphan Insights, Part 3: Breakthrough Therapy Designation

A Breakthrough Therapy (BTD) is an FDA designation that was introduced in 2012 as a means to permit the FDA to grant priority review to a drug candidate under development for a serious or life-threatening disease, when clinical evidence indicates the therapy offers substantial treatment advantages over existing therapies for patients.
September 25, 2017

Orphan Insights, Part 2: The PIP

Question #1 – What are the disadvantages, if any, of filing for Orphan Drug Designation? There are really no true disadvantages in filing for orphan designation. Question #2 - When is the right time to submit a PIP? This depends on a lot of variables. In general, it can be submitted prior to initiating trials and up until initial proof-of concept trials, definitely before pivotal or confirmatory trials.
September 12, 2017
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Orphan Insights, Part 1: Orphan Drug Designations

Orphan Insights is a series of Q&A assembled from the many discussions I have with companies developing medicines and therapies for rare diseases who are seeking regulatory advice. These questions are related to when, why and how to engage with the regulators, and take advantage of the various designations applicable to their orphan program.