Authors, please upload your paper here.

NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

Pre-Conference on Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

Supported by USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics and Columbia University

Ernst Berndt, Dana Goldman, and John Rowe, Organizers

September 21-22, 2016

The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
Columbia University
Library, Third Floor
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY


PROGRAM


PARTICIPANT LIST


Speakers should expect to present for 15-20 minutes to leave adequate time for discussion.
This time limit will be enforced by the organizers.


Wednesday, September 21:

8:45 am

Continental Breakfast

9:15 am

Introductions

9:30 am

Amitabh Chandra, Harvard University and NBER
Craig Garthwaite, Northwestern University and NBER
Ariel Dora Stern, Harvard University
Characterizing The Drug Development Pipeline for Precision Therapies  (slides)

10:15 am

Manuel Hermosilla, Johns Hopkins University
Jorge Lemus, Northwestern University
Technological Hype and Innovation: Evidence from the Human Genome  (slides)

11:00 am

Break

11:15 am

Philippe Gorry, University of Bordeaux
Empirical Economic Analysis of Orphan Drug Innovation  (slides)

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Kristopher Hult, University of Chicago
Measuring the Potential Health Impact of Personalized Medicine: Evidence from MS Treatments   (slides)

1:45 pm

Ernst Berndt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Mark Trusheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Competitive Dynamics of Personalized and Precision Medicine: Insights from Game Theory
(background paper) (slides)

2:30 pm

Break

2:45 pm

Mark Pauly, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Cost Sharing in Insurance Coverage for Precision Medicine: Preliminary Notes   (slides)

3:30 pm

Tomas Philipson, University of Chicago and NBER
The New Information Economics of Personalized Medicine: Current Findings and Future Research

4:15 pm

Adjourn

6:30 pm

Dinner
Serafina, 2178 Broadway (at 77th) New York, NY
in the NYLO Hotel

Thursday, September 22:

9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:30 am

Frank Lichtenberg, Columbia University and NBER
Rebecca Pulk, Geisinger Health System
Marc Williams, Geisinger Health System
Eric Wright, Geisinger Health System
The Social Cost of Suboptimal Medication Use and the Value of Pharmacogenomic Information: Evidence from Geisinger Health System  (slides)

10:15 am

John Graves, Vanderbilt University
Josh Peterson, Vanderbilt University
Rational Integration of Genomic Health Care Technology: Evidence from PREDICT  (slides)

11:00 am

Break

11:15 am

Guy David, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Jason Hockenberry, Emory University and NBER
David Howard, Emory University
Personalized Medicine in Action: The Case of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy   (slides)

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Karen Eggleston, Stanford University and NBER
Rachel Jui-f. Lu, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine in Taiwan and Korea: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatment  (slides)

1:45 pm

Darius Lakdawalla, University of Southern California and NBER
Jason Shafrin, Precision Health Economics
Predicting Real-World Effectiveness Using Overall Survival and Progression-Free Survival from Clinical Trials: Empirical Evidence for the ASCO Value Framework  

2:30 pm

Adjourn



No. 1 Train to Italian Academy