John F. Crowley, Chairman & CEO, Amicus Therapeutics, to Keynote CBI's 5th Annual Rare Disease Leadership Summit

Thursday, May 6, 2010 Press Release J E 4

BOSTON, May 5 The Center for Business Intelligence (CBI), a division of Advanstar Communications, is pleased to host their 5th Annual Rare Disease Leadership Summit, taking place at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA on July 13-14, 2010.

John F. Crowley, Chairman & CEO, Amicus Therapeutics, is scheduled to Keynote the summit on the topic of "Turning Passion into Tangible Science - A Race Towards a Cure." Mr. Crowley will also be taking part in a signing of his book, "Chasing Miracles," inspiration of the feature film Extraordinary Measures. Agenda also includes updates from FDA, NIH, NORD, Kakkis EveryLife Foundation and companies including:

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. * Centric Health Resources, Inc. * GlaxoSmithKline * Lundbeck Inc. * Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company * NPS Pharmaceuticals * Siren Interactive * Shire * Synageva Biopharma * Tufts Center for Drug Development

This summit assembles industry stakeholders and key thought leaders in the rare disease and drug development arena for an energetic and timely discussion on recent initiatives, reimbursement and patient access challenges, commercialization partnerships and more.

For more information on this event, please visit:, call 800-817-8601 or email: For media partnership opportunities, please contact Monali Shah of CBI at 339.298.2285.

About John F. Crowley, Chairman & CEO, Amicus Therapeutics

John F. Crowley is an American business and social entrepreneur - and a true inspiration. John embarked on his journey as an entrepreneur to find a treatment that would save his kids' lives - and the lives of thousands of others, parlaying his personal struggles and determination into a series of highly successful biotech business ventures.

About CBI:

A subsidiary of Advanstar Communications, CBI Research, Inc. offers Pharmaceutical and Healthcare conferences that serve senior executives and government officials by providing a unique platform for highly focused content and ideal networking opportunities with senior policy and decision makers. CBI events provide you with concrete, real-life examples that you can begin to apply at your organization immediately for significant impact on costs and revenue. For more information, please visit

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Current Sponsors: Siren Interactive, Centric Health Resources, Almac Pharma Services, Medical Marketing Economics In Association With: NORD

SOURCE CBI Research, Inc.


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