Today’s guest is James Geraghty, Author, and Writer of “INSIDE THE ORPHAN DRUG REVOLUTION”: THE PROMISE OF PATIENT-CENTERED BIOTECHNOLOGY.
James discusses why he wrote this book, what orphan drugs are, gave examples of rare diseases, and discussed stories about parents who advocated for their children to have orphan medications to help their children.
James Geraghty discussed gene editing, genetic therapies, and why people should get involved with clinical trials!
We also discussed the future of treatment for Alzheimer’s! In Betsy’s opinion, James Geraghty has a heart and a fierce passion for orphan drugs and the families that he has met!
James Geraghty has been a Director of eight NASDAQ-Listed biotech companies and chair of Five.
James has worked on orphan drugs for over 40 years as a strategy consultant, a CEO, a leader of pioneering international operations at Genzyme, and a venture entrepreneur!
We are providing the Audio Interview for this discussion with Betsy Wurzel and James Geraghty on the importance of Orphan Drugs needed for children.
James Geraghty also mentioned Abbey Meyers, The Mother of the Orphan Drug Revolution .”
You can find more information about James Geraghty on the website. The book is also available on James Geraghty’s website.
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