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Astellas Joins the National Pharmaceutical Council
Date:5/14/2013

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc. (Astellas), a U.S. affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., has joined the health policy research organization as its newest member.  

Located in Northbrook, Illinois, Astellas is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products. Jeffrey Bloss , M.D., vice president, scientific and medical affairs, will be the company's representative on the NPC board of directors.

"We welcome Dr. Bloss to our board of directors and are looking forward to Astellas' participation in NPC's activities," said NPC President Dan Leonard . "Their perspective will be an invaluable resource for NPC as we continue our mission to educate decision-makers about the tremendous value that the biopharmaceutical industry adds to the health and well-being of Americans."

NPC is actively engaged in conducting health care policy research on topics such as the challenges of individual patient treatment effects, the utilization of real-world evidence and comparative effectiveness research, and understanding the role and value of pharmaceuticals within the current and evolving payment and delivery models.

"We are at an important time of great change with a new health care law, the increasing individualization of drug treatments, and a change in the conversation about those treatments. I look forward to working with NPC as it meets these challenges," said Dr. Bloss. "The biopharmaceutical industry has such an important story to tell, so it is a critical time to be involved with NPC."

About the National Pharmaceutical Council:

The National Pharmaceutical Council is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United Sates that supports medical innovation.  Founded in 1953 and supported by the nation's major research-based pharmaceutical companies, NPC focuses on research development, information dissemination, and education on the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients.  For more information visit www.npcnow.org and follow NPC on Twitter @npcnow.


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