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  • UCB-UNC-Duke Neurology Clinical Development Program

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public Affairs
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    (Left to Right) Dr. Michael Markowitz (UCB), Dr. Shruti Raja, and Dr. Robert Dupuis (UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy)

    An important part of the drug development continuum is ensuring trained specialists are engaged through discovery, development, and delivery. Neurotherapeutics, or treatment of disorders of the nervous system, is a research area with a limited number of highly trained neurologists working in drug development. To help fill this gap, the UCB-UNC-Duke Neurology Clinical Development Fellowship program was developed for board certified neurologists seeking further training in neurology drug development.

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  • Approach to big data and machine learning presented at AES

    Posted by Allyson Funk, Head of U.S. Communications and Public Relations
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    This weekend at the 2018 American Epilepsy Society Meeting (AES) in New Orleans, Louisiana we are highlighting UCB’s commitment to delivering patient value through innovative solutions designed to help ensure the right treatments and care reach patients living with severe diseases.

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  • Starting From a Patient Perspective Focuses Epilepsy Treatment Progress

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    As UCB attends the 2018 American Epilepsy Society meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana this week, Mike Davis, Head of UCB’s U.S. Neurology Patient Value Unit, talks about the importance of using innovative approaches to shorten the time it takes a patient to get control of their condition. The following is an excerpt from his LinkedIn article, “Starting from a Patient Perspective Focuses Epilepsy Treatment Progress.” Read the full article on LinkedIn.

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  • UCB’s Eddy Han-Burgess Leverages Data to Improve Patient Lives

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public Affairs
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    Edward (Eddy) Han-Burgess, UCB’s Epilepsy Prediction and Integrated Analytics Lead, is featured in a researcher profile on Innovation.org talking about his work leveraging data and mathematics to improve the lives of those living with epilepsy.

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  • Calling All Students in the Epilepsy Community

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public Affairs
    Ep_Family_Scholarship_NEW_1280x960We’re excited to announce the 2019 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program™ is now open for applications. The program offers educational scholarships to people living with epilepsy, family members, and caregivers to help them fulfill their dreams. If you’re a high school senior, college, or graduate student in the epilepsy community looking for financial support to further your education, we invite you to keep reading.

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  • New PD Coach App “April” for Those Living with Parkinson’s Disease

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    Earlier today, we announced with Verint® Systems Inc. the release of our PD Coach app equipped with a patented conversational, virtual health assistant we named “April" for people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), their families, and caregivers. PD Coach is available now in the Apple and Android app stores.

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  • UCB researcher, Henrik Klitgaard, Featured in PhRMA’s GOBOLDLY Campaign

    Posted by Allyson Funk, Head of U.S. Communications and Public Relations
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    Throughout November, Epilepsy Awareness Month, we’re shining a spotlight on epilepsy, a severe neurological disease that 1 in 26 people will develop in their lifetime.

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  • Disease Spotlight: Epilepsy

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public Affairs
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    This November, Epilepsy Awareness Month, we’re shining a spotlight on epilepsy – a patient community that’s near to our hearts and a research area we have been committed to for many years. Each day, we commit to helping people living with epilepsy like LaKeisha, patient advocate and life coach, achieve their dreams.

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  • UCB PharmD Fellowship Program Accepting Applications

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public Affairs
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    Fellowship Preceptors (L to R): Oana Pop, Iram Hasan, Alexis Harper, Wanja Muthoga, Kate Kocik, Jennifer King, and Tanyja Porcha

    UCB is now accepting applications for our 2019-2021 Global Regulatory Affairs PharmD Fellowship Program through December 1, 2018.

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  • A Different Perspective on Clinical Studies

    Posted by Mitch Herndon, Patient Engagement Lead, Global Clinical Sciences & Operations
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    In this excerpt, Mitch Herndon, Patient Engagement Lead for UCB’s Global Clinical Sciences & Operations, talks about the importance of incorporating the patient perspective into clinical research studies. Read the full article on LinkedIn.

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