Sarah PitluckHead, Global Pricing and Reimbursement at Spark Therapeutics (pending final confirmation)
Ms. Pitluck is the Head of Global Pricing & Reimbursement (P&R) at Spark Therapeutics, Inc., a fully integrated gene therapy company committed to meeting the needs of patients living with genetic diseases. In her current role, Ms. Pitluck priced the first US Food and Drug Administration-approved gene therapy for a genetic disease, LUXTURNA® (voretigene neparvovec-rzyl). She also led the roll-out of Spark’s unique alternate payment options and outcomes-based arrangements for LUXTURNA. She is now working to develop programs to help ensure timely patient access to future one-time gene therapies in development.
Prior to joining Spark, Ms. Pitluck was the Executive Director for Global P&R at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, leading all global P&R efforts, including dossier preparation and negotiations for Alexion globally. Ms. Pitluck was formerly the Director of Genentech’s Coverage & Reimbursement Policy and responsible for all US public payer policy and reimbursement issues for Genentech’s products. She also worked at healthcare consulting companies including Avalere Health and Covance Health Economics and Outcomes Services Inc., focusing on policy and reimbursement analyses for a variety of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device products related to care settings and disease areas. Ms. Pitluck received her Masters of Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science and her Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis.