Speaker Profile

President and CEO, Engage Health

As the founder of Engage Health, Patti leads efforts in market and health research in the rare disease space. With a background in pediatric oncology nursing, plus extensive experience supporting precision medicine trials through genetic testing, caregiver/patient identification and clinical trial recruitment prove useful to clients as they work to advance their programs in rare and complex conditions. A leader and frequent presenter on challenges facing those developing rare disease therapies, she uses relationships built up over the years as well as Engage Health's EnCompass(R) database to efficiently address business challenges.

Clinical & Research Tools Showcase:
Engage Health

Engage Health is a health research firm specializing in rare diseases. Expertise in caregiver and patient identification, support of genetic testing, and other trial-enabling services.

Enabling Precision Medicine Trials Through Genetic Testing
Despite the development of various precision medicine trials in Parkinson's disease, few patients have undergone genetic testing to determine their genetic mutation. This case study will describe a program which successfully increased awareness and utilization of testing, enabling clinical trials.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

Track 6, June 28-30

The PMWC 2022 Clinical & Research Tools Showcase will provide a 15-minute time slot for selected companies in this space. The Clinical & Research Tools is a showcase for innovative technologies that are used for the analysis of genetic variation and function, helping to advance breakthroughs in genetic health, rare disease conditions on individuals of all ages, complex diseases and cancer care. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) and microarray technologies empower rapidly evolving genomic revolution.