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Thursday, June 18 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
#531 OD: ON DEMAND - Global Commission Harnessing Cutting-Edge Technology to Accelerate Diagnosis of Rare Diseases in Children

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate

The Global Commission is committed to accelerating the time to diagnosis for children with a rare disease by leveraging proof-of-concept pilot projects which harness technology to create a connected patient journey. Accompanied by a demonstration.

Learning Objectives

Describe the impact of the diagnostic odyssey affecting patients with a rare disease and the resulting global health issue for patients struggling to navigate complex health systems; Explain the technological pilots the Global Commission is committed to supporting, as well as how the group can accelerate time to diagnosis for rare disease patients and empower patients and their families.


Gregory Moore, MD, PhD


Donatello Crocetta, MD, MBA

Gregory Moore, MD, PhD

Marshall Lynn Summar, MD

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Marshall Summar

Director, Rare Disease Institute, Children's National Medical Center
Dr. Summar is well-known for his pioneering work in caring for children diagnosed with rare diseases. He joined Children’s National in 2010 from Vanderbilt University. At Children’s National he leads the Division of Genetics and Metabolism, currently the largest known clinical... Read More →
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Donatello Crocetta

Global Medical Head, Rare Immunology and Rare Metabolic Franchises, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Gmbh
Vice President, VP, Head of Rare Immunology and Rare Metabolic Franchises, Global Medical Affairs, Takeda. Medical Doctor, School of Medicine at the University of Bari, Italy. Graduate cum laude in 1997. Training at the Dermatology division of the University Hospital. Medical Officer... Read More →
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Gregory Moore

Corporate Vice President, Health Technology and Alliances, Microsoft
Dr. Moore leads Microsoft’s Health efforts globally and is responsible for product strategy, product development, and research including AI and machine learning technology for healthcare and life sciences. He is also Microsoft’s senior executive leading dedicated research and... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
TBD Virtual Event Horsham, PA 19044