December 19, 2012 (New York) - Breast Cancer Therapies
Group Meeting with doctors who have clinical practice focusing exclusively on breast cancer. Topics of discussion included current treatments, the use of diagnostics, and drugs in development for metastatic and recurring breast cancer.
December 12, 2012 (New York) - Radiation Oncology and ASTRO Conference
Breakfast Meeting with the Medical Director of a leading radiation oncology group to discuss the technologies and market presence of major vendors in the market, as well as purchasing decisions and general trends in the industry.
December 8, 2012 (New York) - ASH Conference
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings at the annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) Conference.
December 6, 2012 (New York) - Prenatal Diagnostics/Reproductive Genetics
Breakfast Meeting with the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology of a Health Network to discuss amniocentesis studies and the development of prenatal serum screening tests.
November 27, 2012 (New York) - Generics
Lunch Meeting with a senior pharmaceutical executive in the generics and API markets. Topics of discussion included branded versus generic pricing trends, volume and sales on a macro level, as well as the overall competitive lanscape and market dynamics.
November 20, 2012 (New York) - Prostate Cancer Therapies: Competitive Landscape and Prescription Trends
Lunch Meeting with a doctor who has a clinical practice focusing exclusively on prostate cancer, and runs a translational research lab examining BRAF mutations and signaling.
November 14, 2012 (New York) - Challenges of obtaining orphan drug designation, relevant legistlation, and global expansion of orphan drug policy
Lunch Meeting with a former director of Orphan Products Development at the FDA.
November 13, 2012 (Washington, DC) - ACR Conference
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings at the annual American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Conference.
November 11 - 12, 2012 (Boston) - AASLD
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings at the American Association for the study of Liver Disease (AASLD) annual conference.
November 5, 2012 (Los Angeles) - AHA Conference
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings at the American Heart Association conference.
October 5, 2012 (New York) - Lunch Meeting on Hydraulic Fracturing and Pressure Pumping
Guidepoint hosted a meeting with the Senior Staff Completion Engineer at a major player in the space.
August 22, 2012 (New York) - Lysosomal Storage Disorders
Breakfast meeting with a doctor who exclusively treats lysosomal storage disorders, including Gaucher, MPS I & IV, Fabry, and Pompe Disease. He has over 300 patients on enzyme replacement therapy and can discuss utilization trends for commercially available ERT’s.
August 15, 2012 (New York) - Coagulation Disorders
Breakfast meeting with a benign hematologist and a renowned expert in the field of coagulation disorders. He will be able to discuss recombinant and plasma derived FVIII and FIX products, as well as answer questions on Biogen Idec’s long-acting rFVIIIFc and his utilization of Baxter’s Advate in Hemophilia A patients.
August 6, 2012 (New York) - Clinical Labs
Lunch meeting with CMO at a full-service reference lab, which runs approximately 10,000-12,000 tests per day. Topics of discussion will include procurement decisions, strategic planning, and IT implementation, as well as discussion on equipment from vendors including Beckman Coulter, BD, Illumina, Affymetrix, and Abbott.
August 1, 2012 (New York) - Physician Practice Management and ACOs
Lunch meeting with officer responsible for coordinating the ACO development of a large physician group practice. Topics of discussion will include operational considerations, such as patient management, IT implementation, and physician integration; as well as reimbursement, including quality incentives, professional capitation risk, and negotiations with managed care.
July 27, 2012 (Washington, DC) - International Aids Society Conference
Guidepoint Global hosted group meetings with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and Clients at IAS 2012.
July 26, 2012 (New York) - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DisorderBreakfast meeting with doctor who treats 400 patients with COPD. Topics of discussion will include current therapies, prescription trends, and emerging classes of drugs.
July 11, 2012 (New York) - Familial HypercholesterolemiaLunch meeting with doctor who conducts research related to the regulation of the levels and metabolism of apolipoprotein B-containing lipoproteins. Topics of discussion will include treatment paradigms for familial hypercholesterolemia and other lipid disorders, as well as discussion on various drug classes including PCSK9 and CTEP inhibitors.
June 28, 2012 (New York) - OrthopedicsBreakfast meeting with surgeon investigator for MAKO’s total hip application. This doctor has performed over 40 hip arthroplasty procedures on the system and also uses MAKO extensively for total and partial knee replacements.
June 21, 2012 (New York) - Lung, Head and Neck Cancer
Lunch meeting with a doctor who specializes in lung as well as head and neck cancers, and treats approximately 60 NSCLC patients per month. Topics will include novel pipeline agents as well as abstracts of interest from the upcoming ASCO conference.
June 15, 2012 (New York) - Pain Sydrome
Breakfast meeting with doctor who's clinical expertise include spinal injection techniques for diagnosis and treatment of pain syndromes, as well as implantable drug delivery systems and spinal cord stimulators.
June 10, 2012 (Philidelphia) - American Diabetes Association Conference
Guidepoint Global hosted a series of meetings with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and Clients at ADA 2012.
June 8, 2012 (New York) - Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Lunch meeting with doctor whose clinical practice and research focuses on the adult cystic fibrosis population. Topics of discussion will include treatment paradigms, Kalydeco usage, and his thoughts on the VX-809 study.
June 2nd-4th, 2012 (Chicago) - American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference
Guidepoint Global hosted a series of meetings Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and Clients at ASCO 2012.
May 21, 2012 (San Francisco) - American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference
May 21, 2012 (Atlanta) - American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting
May 20, 2012 (San Diego) - Digestive Disease Week (DDW)
May 18, 2012 (New York) - Multiple Myeloma
Breakfast Meeting with a physician in the Myeloma and Transplant Department at a Major Northeast University Cancer Center. Planned topics included treatment paradigms and drugs under development for multiple myeloma, as well as the upcoming ODAC panel for carfilzomib.
May 11, 2012 (New York) - Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)
Lunch Meeting in NYC with Doctor who is Administrator and COO of a 325+ bed skilled nursing facility. Planned topics included reimbursement and political trends impacting SNFs over the next 1-3 years, including the implications health care reform will have on operations and positioning within the spectrum of long term care and home health services.
May 10, 2012 (Boston) - Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Scientific Sessions
May 8, 2012 (Fort Lauderdale) - The Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO)
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and Clients at ARVO 2012.
May 4, 2012 (New York) - Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Breakfast meeting in NYC with Doctor who runs one of the largest lupus centers in the United States. He has participated in clinical trials for companies including Roche, Eli Lilly, Human Genome Sciences, BMS, Teva, Cephalon, UCB, and Sanofi. Planned topics included emerging therapies for SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and axial spondyloarthritis, among other conditions.
April 30 - May 3, 2012 (Houston) - Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
Guidepoint Global Advisors were available for one-on-one meetings with Clients at OTC 2012.
April 24 - 25, 2012 (New Orleans) - American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) at the 2012 AAN Annual Meeting.
April 20, 2012 (Barcelona) - European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) at the 2012 International Liver Conference.
April 18, 2012 (New York) - Cosmetic Dermatology
Lunch meeting with a Clinical Professor of Dermatology covering questions on laser systems (Fraxel, Affirm, SmartXide DOT, Excel, EndyMed, Venus Concept), dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Perdane, Radiesse, Sculptra, Xeomin, Belotero Balance), and the impact that the Allergan injunction against Merz will have on his practice.
April 3, 2012 (New York) - Pancreatic Cancer
Lunch meeting with a doctor specalizing in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies. Planned topics included treatments and paradigms as well as drugs and combinations from companies including Calgene, Clovis Oncology, Oncolytics Biotech, and Threshold Pharmaceuticals.
March 28, 2012 (New York) - Guidepoint Global Aesthetics Market Tracker Five-Year Anniversary
Guidepoint Globa announced the five-year anniversary of its Aesthetics Market Tracker. The Aesthetics Market Tracker delivers monthly web-based access to business and competitive insight such as market share, market size and growth for US Breast Implants, Dermal Fillers and Neurotoxins.
March 26, 2012 (Chicago) - Group Meetings at ACC
Guidepoint Global hosted Group Meetings with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and Clients at the 2012 American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session & Expo.
March 23, 2012 (New York) - Radiation Oncology
Lunch meeting discussing radiation oncology procedural volumes, trends in reimbursement, and modes of differentiation among the various technologies on the market.
March 21, 2012 (New York) - Trends in Dialysis, Pricing and Reimbursement
Lunch meeting with Medical Director of a group of inpatient and outpatient dialysis centers.
March 9, 2012 (New York) - Payer Perspective and Drug Evaluation Process in EU Countries
Afternoon coffee break with Doctor who spent over 10 years as a member of an independent European scientific body that assesses approximately 800 drugs per year for pricing and reimbursement rates.
March 2, 2012 (New York) - Gene Sequencing Technologies
Lunch Meeting with Director of a Genomics Center at a prestigious University Medical Center. Topics included Ion Torrent, Life Technologies, Illumnnia, Complete Genomics, Helicos, Roche, Complete Genomics, Oxford Nanopore and Pacific Biosciences. Topics also included instruments used in mass spectrometry, bead assays, microarray platforms, and real-time PCR.
February 21, 2012 (Las Vegas) - Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Guidepoint Global hosted group meetings at the annual HIMSS conference.
February 21, 2012 (New York) - Obesity Research
Lunch meeting with an internationally recognized Director of an Obesity Research Center. Topics included: published data and publically available documents for obesity drugs, including Qnexa and Contrave as well as regulatory hurdles facing obesity drugs.
February 17, 2012 (Marco Island, FL) - Advances in Genome Biology & Technology (AGBT)
Guidepoint Global hosted group meetings at the annual AGBT conference.
February 17, 2012 (New York) - Hepatitis | HCV Therapies
Lunch meeting with Doctor who personally cares for 600 patients through a major University Hospital Viral Hepatitis program.
February 10, 2012 (San Diego) - Lysosomal Disease Network (LDN) World Symposium
Guidepoint Global hosted group meetings at the 8th annual LDN World Symposium. Lysosomal Storage Disease topics included Gaucher Disease, Fabry Disease, PKU and Metabolic Disorders, Pompe Disease, MPS, Ophthalmic Genetic Disorders, and Newborn Screening.
February 9, 2012 (New York) - Primary Benefits Management (PBM)
Lunch meeting with former CFO and Advisor to the CEO of a major PBM company. Topics included trends in PBM pricing and contracting, strategic and operational considerations, and questions surrounding recent M&A activity in the industry.
February 9, 2012 (San Francisco) - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Guidepoint Global hosted group meetings at the AAOS conference in San Francisco.
February 3, 2012 (San Francisco) - American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
Guidepoint Global hosted group meetings at the ASCO-GU conference.
February 2, 2012 (New York) - Healthcare Sourcing and Procurement
Breakfast Meeting with Corporate Procurement and Contracting Administrator at a not-for-profit community based healthcare system with over 50 locations. Advisor's areas of expertise include purchasing and contracting across Med/Surgery, Lab Equipment, Radiology, Radiation Oncology and IT.
January 20, 2012 (New York) - Prostate Cancer and RCC
Breakfast Meeting with Doctor who treats approximately 200 CRPC patients and 60 RCC patients, in addition to patients with urothelial, bladder, and testicular cancers. Discussion topics included treatment regimens and prescription patterns for Provenge, Zytiga, Xgeva, Sutent, and other therapies, as well as address topics of interest at the upcoming ASCO-GU conference.
January 10 - 13 (Las Vegas) - International Consumer Electronics Show
Advisors were available on-site for one-on-one meetings, guided tours and wrap-up calls.
January 4, 2012 (New York) - Preclinical CROs
Breakfast Meeting with president of a consulting company that monitors research activities at preclinical CROs. Discussion topics iincluded regulatory issues, compliance initiatives, vendor selection and outsoursing trends and pricing dynamics.