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Life Cycle Management of Pharmaceutical Products: The Science/Commercial Partnership

February 4, 2006 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dr. Mehmood Khan, MD speaks on life cycle management of pharmaceutical products. Learn more.

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Hyde Park Center
Room 219
5807 South Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, Illinois
Map & Directions—Free (street) parking available


Dr. Mehmood Khan, MD
Senior Vice President, Medical and Scientific Affairs
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America


No Charge
Dress code: Business/business casual attire


12:00 Welcome
12:15 Speaker Introduction
12:20 Presentation
12:50: Q & A and Networking


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K. Rizwan Kadir, '97

Event Details

Dr. Khan will address the following key points in his presentation:

  1. Discovery, Development, Medical Affairs, Marketing and Sales: A continuum
  2. Purpose of Life Cycle Planning
  3. Building the brand through R&D and commercial collaboration
  4. Matching attributes of a molecule to unmet needs in the market - the interface of the science and business professional
  5. Great science is necessary but not sufficient
  6. We must avoid generating "elegant answers to irrelevant questions"
  7. Key skills business professionals add to the team; a clinical scientists perspective
  8. Developing a therapy vs. a technology platform; what is the future?

Speaker Profiles

Mehmood Khan, M.D.
Senior Vice President, Medical and Scientific Affairs
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America

Mehmood Khan, M.D., F.A.C.E., serves as Senior Vice President of Medical & Scientific Affairs for Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America (TPNA), Inc. With 20 years of experience in both the academic and clinical arenas, Dr. Khan leads all aspects of TPNA's Medical and Scientific Affairs department for both currently marketed, as well as future products under development, by the company.

Prior to joining TPNA in January 2003, Dr. Khan worked at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where he most recently served as Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutrition Clinical Trials Unit in the division of endocrinology. Before joining the Mayo Clinic, he spent nine years leading diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism and nutrition programs in the Department of Medicine for Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

Dr. Khan participates in numerous visiting professorships and frequently lectures on diabetes, in forums including the New York Academy of Science, the Medical Grand Rounds around the world and many major medical meetings. Additionally, Dr. Khan has published many articles and authored numerous abstracts and text book chapters on diabetes and obesity research and frequently reviews manuscripts for medical journals, including New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Outcomes and Management and Endocrine Practice.

Dr. Khan earned his medical degree from the University of Liverpool Medical School, England, and completed a fellowship in clinical endocrinology in the Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Additionally, Dr. Khan has served on numerous state and national committees of the American Diabetes Association, the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.