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Xtalks Webinars

April 12, 2016 06:30 ET

An Illustration of Challenges in Respiratory Drug Development, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 12, 2016) - In a live broadcast taking place on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, Philip Lake, executive director of scientific affairs, respiratory, at Chiltern, and Jan De Backer, CEO of Fluidda, will examine past design issues, current techniques to raise standards and new technology that will aid future understanding in respiratory drug development.

In this webinar, Lake and De Backer will:

  • Look at the importance of understanding clinical study design and the impact it has on specific patient populations
  • Show examples of how study design has generated unexpected outcomes in relation to treatment response for FEV1 and exacerbations
  • Discuss how critical spirometry endpoints are important to many existing respiratory studies
  • Review the limitations around existing lung function endpoints of FEV1 and FVC
  • Highlight some of the factors that can be improved by active management to increase the power of studies and to improve the understanding of which patients are responsive to therapy

To learn more about this event and to register, visit: An Illustration of Challenges in Respiratory Drug Development.

About Chiltern

Chiltern is the leading, global mid-sized contract research organization that listens to client needs to deliver customized clinical development solutions. Chiltern's team of more than 4,200 works across 47 countries to provide comprehensive, yet flexible and responsive, services with specialties in Clinical Development, Oncology, Device & Diagnostics, Data, Analytics & Evaluation and Strategic Service Provision.

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