CARE Congress on Biosimilars/SEBs
$55 – $5,000
CARE Congress on Biosimilars/SEBs

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel

525 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5G 2L2

Canada

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

Presented by:





Date: Friday, January 13th, 2017

Time: 12-5pm

Location: Marriott Hotel, Toronto Eaton Centre

Steering faculty: Dr. John Marshall (CARE Gastroenterology Faculty, McMaster University)
Dr. John Kuruvilla (CARE Hematology Faculty, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre)




About the CARE Congress on SEBs/Biosimilars:

This congress will be led by a panel of multiple CARE faculty in the field of gastroenterology, oncology, hematology and rheumatology. The CARE faculty will facilitate a speaker line up that will include clinicians, nurses, hospital pharmacists, health Canada, ethicists, medical legal, patient advocacy groups and payers to share their understanding and position regarding the integration of biosimilars in the Canadian healthcare system.

The congress will be open to a diverse audience of multiple specialties including but not limited to hematology, oncology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, respirology, and dermatology. This audience will be comprised of physicians, patient’s groups, pharmacists, nurses, payers, members of government and sponsoring industry.




Topics Include:

  • Biologic and Biosimilar Basic Science

  • Clinical Data Review

  • Health Canada Perspective

  • Payer Perspectives

  • Patient Advocacy Perspectives

  • aHCP Perspectives

  • Legal and Ethical Considerations




Steering Faculty Bio's:

John Marshall, MD. MSc, FRCPC, AGAF
Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
Member, Fancombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute
Head, Clinical Research for the Division of Gastroenterology

Dr. Marshall is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and Chief of Service for Gastroenterology at Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario. He completed his B.A. and M.D. at Queen’s University, and then undertook his residency training and M.Sc. in Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics at McMaster University. He is a Full Member of the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute. His publications include over 180 academic papers and book chapters and over 200 abstracts. He is currently Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, an Associate Editor of ACP Journal Club and Evidence-Based Medicine, an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and an Editor for the Cochrane Collaboration Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Bowel Disorders Review Group. Honours include the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) Young Investigator Award (2008), the CAG Young Educator Award (2006) and Fellowship in the American Gastroenterological Association (2007). Dr. Marshall’s clinical and research interests include inflammatory bowel disease, post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome, gastrointestinal bleeding, endoscopy, clinical trials, clinical epidemiology, health outcomes and health economics.

John Kuruvilla, MD, FRCP(C)
Hematologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. John Kuruvilla obtained his medical degree from the University of Toronto and followed this with clinical fellowships in medical oncology and hematology at Princess Margaret Hospital. He has served as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto since 2007. He is currently a Staff Physician in the Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology at Princess Margaret Hospital. He is also a member of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH). His primary area of interest in lymphoma has been in the area of systemic therapies in lymphoma and in particular new drug development within this group of diseases. The second focus of his research is in the area of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; both autologous and allogeneic transplant.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel

525 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5G 2L2

Canada

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved