Glossary

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Accelerated Approval

An FDA instituted program that allows for earlier approval of drugs that treat serious conditions and fill an unmet medical need.

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Authorship Position

Authorship position is the position of the author of a scientific publication among their co-authors.

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Community Leader

A healthcare provider who is recognized by their colleagues and peers because of their depth of treating experience

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Conditional Marketing Authorisation

The approval of medicines that address unmet medical needs of patients on the basis of less comprehensive data than normally required.

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Corporate Advisory Boards

A body that provides non-binding strategic advice to the management of a corporation, organization, or foundation.

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Digital Influencers

A digital influencer is an individual who has significant influence on digital and social media platforms.

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Emerging Expert or "Rising Star"

Medical and scientific professionals in the early stage of their career, who have shown the potential to become influential voices in their therapeutic area.

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External Experts

External experts are scientific and medical professionals that life science companies engage for a variety of collaborative efforts, including working as advisory board members, investigators, or speakers at conferences.

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FDA Advisory Committees

The FDA uses committees to obtain independent expert advice on scientific, technical, and policy matters.

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Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR)

HEOR is a function with a pharmaceutical or life science company that is tasked with generating evidence of the value of a new drug or other intervention for reimbursement and healthcare payers.

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Healthcare Provider

Term used to describe an institution or member of the health care team providing health care. (1)

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Journal Editorial Board

The editorial board of a scientific journal is a team of experts in the journal’s field who provide advice on content, encourage submission of scientific publications and help attract qualified authors.

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