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Wednesday, September 6th 2017 at 6:00pm UTC

TRENTON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BioNJ’s 2nd Annual Patient Advocacy Summit is
slated for Wednesday, November 8, at Celgene Corporation, Summit, NJ.
The full-day event will bring together New Jersey’s patient advocacy
community with industry and government for a day of Education,
Engagement and Empowerment
. Attendees will participate in in-depth
discussions and hear from thought leaders on how to effectively impact
the advancement of therapies and cures, have your voice heard and become
a more successful advocate.

« Because Patients Can’t Wait®, BioNJ is
thrilled to host our 2nd Annual Patient Advocacy Summit, » said BioNJ
President and CEO Debbie Hart. « The program was developed to provide a
forum where patient advocates can gain valuable tools and insights,
share best practices and meet key stakeholders within the healthcare
ecosystem. »

« The opportunity to hear well-informed speakers and to have the chance
to interact with them and audience members one-on-one afterwards had
tremendous benefit to me as a patient advocate, » said Bob Tufts, Founder
of My Life is Worth It, about last year’s Patient Advocacy Summit.

« BioNJ’s Patient Advocacy Summit was very informative and offered me the
opportunity to make valuable connections, » shared Lisa Schill, Vice
President, RASopathies Network USA. « We all left empowered and armed
with new tools to help us move our causes forward and have our voices
heard. I’m looking forward to this year’s agenda focused on critical
topics. »

The full-day
 will include interactive sessions on « Clinical
Trial Protocol and Patient Involvement
, » « Becoming a
Stronger Advocate: Tackling Pro-Patient Issues
 » and « Bringing
a New Innovative Medicine to Market
. » The schedule also features a
Networking Breakfast and Lunch. Attendees will leave inspired and ready
to make a difference.

Attendance is open to patient advocacy groups and R&D (Innovation)
company patient advocacy and government affairs professionals. Click
 to register. Or, visit
for more information. Contact Edie Esposito at to
learn about Sponsorship opportunities.

BioNJ is also offering a complimentary Membership to patient advocacy
organizations, extending a wide variety of benefits, including
engagement with the New Jersey life sciences ecosystem, networking
opportunities, public policy and related advocacy, educational workshops
and Member pricing on all of the above. Click
 to download an application.

About BioNJ

BioNJ is a network of 400 Members representing research-based life
sciences companies and stakeholders dedicated to propelling a vibrant
ecosystem where Science is Supported, Companies are Created, Drugs are
Developed and Patients are Paramount. Because Patients Can’t Wait®,
BioNJ supports its Members in the discovery, development and
commercialization of therapies and cures that save and improve lives and
lessen the burden of illness and disease to society by driving capital
formation, fostering entrepreneurship, advocating for public policies
that advance medical innovation, providing access to talent and
education and offering a cost-saving array of critical commercial
resources. For more information about BioNJ, please visit


Randi Bromberg, 609-890-3185
Cell: 609-955-1067
President, Communications and Marketing

Source: BioNJ

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