Access to Novel Medical Products with Dr. Alison Bateman-House

Providing patients access to novel medical products can be challenging to navigate for sponsors and trial participants alike. 

To learn more about expanded access, compassionate use, Right to Try laws, I invited Dr. Alison​ ​Bateman​-​House​, ​PhD​, ​MPH, MA​, ​an​ ​Assistant​ ​Professor​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Division​ ​of​ ​Medical Ethics​ ​at​ ​NYU​ ​Grossman​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Medicine​. 

Dr. ​Bateman​-​House​ ​is​ ​co​-​chair ​of​ ​the​ ​Working​ ​Group​ ​on Compassionate​ ​Use​ ​and​ ​Preapproval​ ​Access​ (​CUPA​), ​an​ ​academic group​ ​that​ ​studies​ ​ethical issues concerning access​ ​to​ ​investigational​ ​medical products​ ​and which consists of patient advocates, clinicians, members of industry, current and former FDA staffers, lawyers, and academics, among others. 

She advises biopharmaceutical companies, patient advocacy organizations, governmental, and non-governmental entities about clinical trial design and non-trial access programs, and she serves as ethicist for numerous data safety monitoring boards overseeing clinical trials. 

She has published and spoken extensively on non-trial access to investigational medical products, ​​equity in clinical​ ​trials​​, individualized therapeutics, ​the​ ​history​ ​and ethics​ ​of​ ​using​ ​humans​ ​as​ ​research​ ​subjects​, and public health ethics. 


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