PACT – Patient Advocacy Collaboration Translation: The mission of the iBIO Institute’s PACT Center is to more efficiently connect local, regional and national organizations by appropriately engaging key stakeholders to advance the shared goal of bringing new treatments to patients more efficiently. 

PACT is a first-of-its-kind, patient-centric initiative between local, regional and national organizations, united by the shared mission of improving biomedical research and health outcomes in the life science community.

Member Benefits

Members will interact in a collaborative environment amongst industry, academia and patient groups through a variety of tailored programming intended to enrich research and streamline patient access to cutting-edge therapies.

  • Connect with a diverse life sciences community
  • Network with key stakeholders and propose projects of which PACT staff will initiate
  • Access to monthly programs and other collaborations of interest to each stakeholder group

Members

  • American Heart Association – Midwest Affiliate
  • American Liver Foundation – Great Lakes Division
  • American Women’s Medical Association
  • Bounce Children’s Foundation
  • CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
  • Cures within Reach
  • Epilepsy Foundation Greater Chicago
  • Gift of Hope
  • Healthcare Research Associates
  • International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis
  • Patrick Grange Memorial Foundation
  • Pastors4PCOR
  • Rush to Live
  • We Work For Health
  • Westside Institute for Science and Education (WISE)
  • Without Warning
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Illinois at Chicago – College of Pharmacy
  • University of Chicago – Institute for Translational Medicine

Industry Sponsors

  • Biotechnology Innovation Organization
  • Horizon Pharma
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Pfizer
  • PhRMA
  • AstraZeneca

Start-Up Companies

  • rMark Bio, Inc.
  • Investigational Support Services

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Our Sponsors

Upcoming events

  • 13 Jun 2018

    SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop – June 2018

    June 13 -14, 2018 PROPEL is hosting this 2-day Intensive Workshop, provided by BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc), that…
  • 22 Jun 2018

    STEMgirls Camp Waukegan Community Day

    iBIO community members are invited to join campers at the STEMgirls Camp Community Day on Friday, June 22 from 11…

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