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Katherine Purdy
Senior Analyst , Research Partnerships at The Michael J Fox Foundation


Katie Purdy is a senior analyst at The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research. She started her career researching drug policy and access for pharmaceutical companies with a particular emphasis on immunology and hepatitis C. At the Fox Foundation, Katie is responsible for supporting external stakeholder relationships as well as helping to align MJFF’s funding portfolio and engagement strategies with advances in the Parkinson’s disease therapeutic landscape.

Agenda Sessions

  • Platform technologies in drug development. What are the trends? What deal models are applicable. Co-development, out-licensing, other? What factors are relevant. Deal valuation, deal stage, players? What are the challenges faced? Path forward?