[Upcoming Webinar] Givinostat in Duchenne

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[Upcoming Webinar] Givinostat in Duchenne

Time: April 26, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Online Webinar - Eastern Time Zone
Website or Map: https://www.readytalk.com/join
Phone: 1.866.740.1260 -- Access code: 9449985
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: PPMD
Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2017

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Wednesday, April 26 at 1:00 PM EST

Please join Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and Italfarmaco as we host a webinar Wednesday, April 26 at 1:00 PM ET to discuss Italfarmaco's investigational drug Givinostat, which is a histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor.

Our speakers will present:

  • A brief overview of Italfarmaco
  • The characteristics of Givinostat and how it works in Duchenne
  • A history of the development program, including pre-clinical results and preliminary results of the current Phase 2 clinical trial, study 43, which is ongoing in Italy

There will also be time for discussion and fielding of questions.


  • Kathi Kinnett, MSN, CNP
    Senior Vice President, Clinical Care, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

  • Paolo Bettica
    Vice President, R&D Italfarmaco

    Paolo Bettica is an Italian physician with a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology and a specialization in Clinical Pharmacology. In 1996, after more than 10 years in academia and hospital, he started in Pharmaceutical companies where he worked in all phases of Clinical Development and in different therapeutic areas. He had worked in Clinical research department in Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, and in GSK, before started on 2011 in Italfarmaco where he is the director of Clinical R&D and from September 2016 the Vicepresident Research & Development of the Italfarmaco group. Leading the Research and Development department he is responsible for the research and development pipeline of the Italfarmaco Group up to market in different therapeutic areas such as Rare Diseases, Oncology, Muscle and Neuro Degeneration, Women Health and Cardiovascular.

To Participate:

  1. Visit ReadyTalk.com and use access code 9449985. (Be sure to test your computer beforehand)
  2. Audio Dial-In Information:
    • U.S. & Canada: Dial 1.866.740.1260 and use the Access Code 9449985
    • Outside the U.S. and Canada: Lookup your number

Submit Questions:

Please submit questions in advance to community@parentprojectmd.org, with “Italfarmaco Webinar” in the subject line by Monday, April 24th at 12pm eastern.

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