Mayo Clinic’s Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery will explore the challenges and opportunities of bringing next-generation biotherapeutics to patients. Julie Allickson, Ph.D., the Michael S. and Mary Sue Shannon Director of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, will deliver a keynote presentation addressing regulatory hurdles standing between the billions of dollars invested in regenerative therapies and the people who desperately need new options for healing.
“Last year, there was an almost a $20 billion investment in regenerative biotherapeutics. There’s a significant investment, but not many products being licensed and generating commercialized solutions for patients. What are the challenges, and what are the obstacles,” asks Dr. Allickson. “It requires a partnership to move new discoveries to licensure, engaging industry and working with government agencies to facilitate production of biotherapuetics.” Dr. Allickson is also the Otto Bremer Trust Director, Biomanufacturing and Product Development, Center for Regenerative Medicine.Continue reading