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  • Announcing the 2018 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Winners

    Posted by Allyson Funk, Head of U.S. Communications and Public Relationsnew_Epilepsy_Family_Scholarship_Sized_1280x960

    UCB is pleased to announce 32 recipients were awarded the 2018 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship. This year’s winners are beginning their academic year at 31 schools across the country where awards will support their undergraduate or graduate education. Hailing from 17 states, this diverse group of passionate advocates includes people living with epilepsy or caregiving for someone living with epilepsy, including parents and siblings.

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  • Where is She Now? Reflections from UCB’s First Scholarship Winner

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    As one of the first winners of the UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship, Maria reflects on the goals, choices, and experiences that have shaped her ever-evolving career in science.

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  • The Day Psoriasis Stopped Stopping Me

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    As part of Psoriasis Action Month, Alisha Bridges, an award-winning writer and community advocate, recently shared her story about living with psoriasis.

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  • UCB Runners Lace Up to Support Patients

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    UCB supports local events across the country that benefit patients. Recently, our employees participated in two different runs in support of the epilepsy and Crohn’s disease communities.

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  • New Resource for Those Living with Spondyloarthritis

    Posted by Jeffrey Stark, M.D., Head of Medical Affairs, Rheumatology MHT_Spondylitis_Webpage_1280v960_for_Blog

    An estimated 3.3 million individuals in the U.S. are living with spondyloarthritis1,2 (SpA), an inflammatory disease affecting the spine, and in some people, the joints of the arms and legs, skin, intestines, and eyes. An underdiagnosed condition, most people with SpA first experience symptoms in their 20s or 30s but typically wait as many as 10 years between symptom onset and SpA diagnosis. *

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  • Disease Spotlight: Psoriasis

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public AffairsPsO_Patient_1280x960

    August is Psoriasis Awareness Month so we’re shining a spotlight on the disease and how UCB is working to deliver solutions that patients value.

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  • Resources for Traveling with a Chronic Illness

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public AffairsTravel_post_1280x960

    At UCB, we strive to support patients to live their best lives possible, and we know getting time away from home for summer vacation or other travel needs is part of life. Whether you live with a chronic illness, are a caregiver for someone who lives with a chronic illness, or not - traveling can be stressful. However, for many people living with a chronic illness, special considerations are needed during travel, and it can be particularly challenging when you must travel with medicines. Fortunately, with a little planning, you can decrease the hassle, reduce your stress, and enjoy your trip.

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  • UCB Hosts Wake County Teachers for STEM Immersion Program

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    Yesterday, UCB’s Research Triangle Park (RTP) office hosted ten high school teachers as part of WakeEd’s SummerSTEM immersion program. SummerSTEM is an award-winning, eight-day professional development program to enrich educators’ understanding of the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) careers. This program is a collaboration between the WakeEd Partnership, the Wake County Public School System, and biotech businesses in North Carolina.

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  • Emergency Preparedness This Hurricane Season

    Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public AffairsUCBCares_hurricane_1280x960

    June marked the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season. Natural disasters – like hurricanes—can hit anywhere, any time. For someone living with a chronic disease, preparing for a disaster goes beyond just securing life and property—one must consider how to maintain access to much needed medicines.

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  • UCB Innovator Joins PhRMA as Scholar at Aspen Ideas Festival

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    Edward (Eddy) Han-Burgess was recently invited to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health as a PhRMA Aspen Scholar. He joined four other emerging leaders from the biopharma industry from AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly and Company, Merck, and Novartis for a series of events on the new era of medicine and as a conference participant.

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