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FDA-PDS Symposium


October 24, 2017


Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
North Bethesda, MD 20852


The FDA and PDS are bringing together leaders in oncology drug development and research from academia, government, and industry to identify new ways to share and analyze patient-level data from clinical trials and the healthcare delivery system to advance cancer research and the public health. The symposium will address accelerating cancer research through broad sharing of patient-level data.

Goals and Objectives

  • To provide a forum for open discussion between leaders in oncology treatment and research & development from academic, government, and industry.
  • To identify use cases for patient-level data that may help accelerate cancer research through new approaches such as crowdsourcing and big data analytics.
  • To provide an update on the progress of FDA’s Information Exchange and Data Transformation (INFORMED) Program

Who Should Attend

Senior oncology researchers, clinicians, and executives from academia, government, and industry.


Susan Jenney – susan.jenney@fda.hhs.gov


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