Drug Company ‘Shenanigans’ to Block Generics Come Under Federal Scrutiny

“Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, said recently that drug makers must “end the shenanigans” that prevent competing products from reaching the market.” Read more at https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/14/us/politics/drug-companies-generic.html

Doing Harm Book Release

The ICA is featured in the new book Doing Harm about gender bias in the medical system. Check out an excerpt and order today to help generate buzz for this eye-opening, urgently-needed book! https://www.mayadusenbery.com/book/

Amy’s IC Journey

My name is Amy Macnow and I want to share how the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) has benefited me and the more than 5 million men and women in the United States living with IC. Diagnosis Time I was diagnosed … Continued

ICA Calling for Applications for Board of Directors

Apply by May 15, 2018 Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is calling for applications of knowledgeable, engaged, and inspired volunteers to fill positions to lead, advise, and support the activities of ICA by serving on its Board of Directors for a … Continued

ICA Attends Grünenthal Kick-off Meeting

On February 14, 2018 in Cambridge, MA, ICA attended a kick-off meeting hosted by Grünenthal, to represent the diverse voices of patients living with pain. Here are a few highlights of what Grünenthal is working on: We’re participating in a … Continued

Desert Harvest Webinar on YouTube

ICA hosted a webinar, sponsored by our corporate partner, Desert Harvest on February 27. The webinar is now available to view on ICA’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOHN8CCEOzE&t=233s

ICA Marketing Survey

We are conducting a survey of people associated with Interstitial Cystitis (IC) and could use your help answering the questions below to determine how to help educate people newly diagnosed with IC. We appreciate your assistance! Click here to take … Continued

ICA Advocacy Update

On February 20th, ICA Executive Director Lee Lowery, together with our Washington representative, went to Capitol Hill and met with staff in the offices of 8 members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees. The goal of these meetings was … Continued

Desert Harvest Webinar

ICA will be hosting a webinar, along with our corporate partner, Desert Harvest. The webinar will take place on Feb 27, 2018 at 3:00 PM EST: Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1404766131335950081 Desert Harvest utilizes a revolutionary, patented process to extract the aloe … Continued