Vaccine Phase 3 Trial Timeline

Dr. Stephen Hahn, Commissioner of the FDA has stated that the FDA will be able to grant Emergency Use Authorization before the end of the Phase 3 Trials. That is absolutely true but the ends of the Phase 3 Trials are in 2022.

The real question is,
“When is the earliest that an Emergency Use Authorization could legitimately be announced?”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather McCullen, Salem Oaks LLC Phone: 518.791.8812 Email: heathermccullen@salemoaks.com Salem Oaks and The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance Are Partnering on Course on Clinical Trial Protocols January 3, 2020—Salem Oaks, LLC and The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) are excited to announce a partnership to offer a new learning opportunity for FARA Ambassadors. Through funding…

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Writing goals and expectations at the beginning of each year is a double-edged sword.  On one hand, it is critical to provide some semblance of focus in the midst of all the activity around us.  On the other, when looking back we see just how uninformed we were.  Like trees, we don’t know what is…

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She encouraged each of us to find our crack in the expansive ice of rare disease and drive a wedge into it. The effort of everyone continually working their own little crack (science, policy, direct experience, economics, medicine, fundraising, advocacy, or whatever) will eventually weaken the ice enough to shatter it. Together we can beat these diseases. This got me thinking about the contribution of Salem Oaks.

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Meet Kyle Bryant On our next episode of Improbable Developments we welcome Kyle Bryant of the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) to discuss his journey as a patient with Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA), as an active patient leader, and in his job as a liaison between the FA community and researchers. After being diagnosed with FA…

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Right now, you are alone.  When a college student arrives on campus for their first day of freshman year, they are typically alone.  They haven’t yet found a close friend, they haven’t started classes yet to meet anyone, and their roommate is more than likely a stranger.  They are a single human trying to get…

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I don’t know how this happens.  I haven’t been formally in school for 25 years, but my calendar seems totally unable to shake the habit of “getting ready” for the next academic year.     And the same seems to be true for Salem Oaks!  We have so much planned for the fall that we thought…

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We dare to imagine a world in which people are equipped to collaborate to successfully shape the health ecosystem of the future.  There is an awful lot of thought behind the mission of Salem Oaks.  I’d like to take a few minutes to pull it apart and offer what we believe are the key elements.…

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Lost is a starting point. It’s okay to be lost and not in control.  But nothing is going to change if you don’t start.  Start talking to someone, start educating yourself, start finding other people who may be lost.  The most valuable component of your mental health is being aware of it, and what you…

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