We have tried to have meet ups a few times in the last 6 months. As a networking opportunity, we are trying to organize an educational panel event in October. This will be a good opportunity to meet in person and actually have a chance to meet and mingle. Please forward info to others in your network who you think may be interested to join.
Akshay Vaishnaw, Chief Medical OfficerAlnylam
Andy Lee, Deputy Head of Clinical Sciences and Operations, Sanofi
Kris Joshi PhD Global Vice President - HealthcareOracle Health Sciences
The Changing Face of Clinical Trials
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
LocationEast Arcade Conference Room1 Main StCambridge 02142United States
Clinical trials to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of novel therapeutic treatments continue to remain the most expensive part of the biopharmaceutical development pipeline. With the cost of clinical trials escalating and clinical trial designs becoming more multi-faceted and complex, companies need to stay at the forefront of technological innovations that drive business efficiencies. In this seminar, we’ll discuss some of the ways that companies can control costs and improve productivity in clinical trial management processes.
The panel discussion will focus on:
Guiding principles and best practices for an efficient and successful clinical trial operations
Current challenges in the regulatory environment and the increasing costs of clinical operations
What your peers are doing to address clinical trial management needsBenefits and approaches to implementing and
Emerging opportunities for collaboration and efficiency through portals, cloud solutions and future applications needed for massive data needs
Collaborative initiatives such as Transcelerate Pharma that address some existing bottlenecks
Big Data, Data Analytics, Cloud: Buzzwords or Difference makers for Clinical Research