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Rare Disease Conference 2024 - Rare Disease Summit
March 18-20, 2025
Pre-Conference Workshops on March 17, 2025Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown | Philadelphia, PA

Tara Hastings
Patient Engagement Lead, Rare Diseases at Sanofi


Tara is Patient Engagement Lead for rare diseases, part of Sanofi’s Patient-Informed Development team which works to integrate patients and care partners into the therapeutic development life cycle. Tara serves on the Vestibular Disorders Association Patient Registry Advisory Committee and the PALADIN Consortium. Prior to Sanofi, Tara spent many years at the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. As a cancer survivor, individual living with a rare disease and former care partner to her mother who had Parkinson’s, Tara is a passionate advocate for people living with medical conditions and their loved ones. She holds a BA from Columbia University and an MA from the University of Virginia.

Agenda Sessions

  • Innovating Rare Disease Clinical Trials – Boosting Inclusion and Achieving Commercial Success