SOURCE: KIKA Clinical Solutions

KIKA Clinical Solutions

March 19, 2010 09:00 ET

KIKA Clinical Solutions Names Katerina Gambarov Director of Professional Services Operations

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 19, 2010) -  KIKA™ Clinical Solutions has appointed EDC industry veteran Katerina (Katia) Gambarov to the position of Director of Professional Services Operations. KIKA provides the Veracity™ advanced EDC solution for Clinical Asset Management™ for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industry clinical trials.

Ms. Gambarov has more than 10 years of experience in creating and implementing processes to successfully guide sponsors through clinical trials.

KIKA CEO Linda Beneze said, "We're very excited to welcome Katia to KIKA especially given her experience and excellent qualifications which will be a tremendous asset to our team. As Director of Professional Services Operations, Katia will be responsible for three vital areas: project validation, customer support, and customer training. She'll oversee and streamline validation processes, coordinate support issues, and oversee escalations." Ms. Beneze added that Ms. Gambarov will also create new Veracity™ training offerings for sites and sponsors.

Prior to joining KIKA Ms. Gambarov was Senior Manager of EDC Operations at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she helped plan and implement the adoption of EDC. She designed, built and maintained clinical trials in-house. Her responsibilities also included creating specifications for new trials and changes to existing trials, managing vendor and consulting relationships, and developing documentation. Previously Ms. Gambarov was a Clinical Design Consultant Manager with Phase Forward, where her responsibilities included mentoring a large group of clinical designers and helping create processes to facilitate customer adoption of the company's solutions.

Announcing New Webinar: "The Next Generation of EDC"
On March 23 KIKA and Accuray Incorporated will conduct a Webinar, "The Next Generation of EDC." Attendees will learn how making the monitoring function more efficient improves the quality of the site visit; how reporting tools in EDC systems make it easier to see the status of the trial from multiple perspectives; and how to attach images to the CRF to boost the value of CRF contents. Register today at

About KIKA Clinical Solutions
KIKA helps the world's most innovative biopharmaceutical and medical device organizations use advanced EDC solutions to bring much-needed medical solutions to market faster. KIKA's Veracity™ is the leading-edge Web-based clinical trial software platform that delivers Clinical Asset Management™ for any size clinical trial. Veracity is customized to meet study needs precisely. It provides unmatched flexibility and customization with advanced EDC including images and online adjudication. Veracity is backed by the industry's most reliable IT infrastructure and a world class Professional Services organization. For more information, visit

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