UBC's Blog

: UBC’s blog for our business and business partners. UBC is committed to sharing ideas and insights with the pharmaceutical and biotech industry to address the full product lifecycle and support the development and commercialization of safe and effective products.

Nurses support autoimmune patients
UBC - March 16, 2017
Approximately 50 million Americans, or one in five people, have an autoimmune disease. In these patients, the immune system attacks healthy cells by mistake. These diseases, more than 130 known at this time, can affect many parts of...
NIH Rare Disease Day 2017
Shazia Ahmad, Director, Patient & Physician Services, and Bonnie Le, Sr. Coordinator, Patient & Physician Services - March 09, 2017
Each year since 2009, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center and National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has hosted Rare Disease Day at NIH to participate in the global observance. This year, we...
PAP - A Coordinated Journey
UBC - March 06, 2017
Well-organized Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs) facilitate coordinated product and patient journeys, including high-touch care, a smart financial strategy, and prompt medication access. Watch the video below to learn what UBC is...
Haley Kaplowitz, Executive Director, Safety, Epidemiology, Registries, and Risk Management - March 03, 2017
Last week, I spoke at Arena’s Outsourcing in Clinical Trials event in San Francisco on the value of leveraging disease natural history data in orphan drug development. Throughout the presentation, I emphasized that a well-designed...
Rare Disease Day 2017
UBC - February 27, 2017
On February 28, rare-disease communities around the world come together to advocate for an increase in research focused on rare diseases. When it comes to clinical research for rare and orphan diseases, the relationship with the...