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Xtalks Webinars

February 18, 2015 07:05 ET

Rare Disease Studies: How to Run Successful Programs, New Webinar From Premier Research, Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 18, 2015) - This webinar will focus on rare and ultra-rare disease programs. The presenters will share sponsor and CRO recommendations for supporting successful rare and ultra-rare disease programs, in addition to practical considerations for varying stages of the development process. The live broadcast takes place on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:00am EST (15:00 GMT).

Key topics:

  • Thoughtful Program Design including well understood natural history (comparability of baseline characteristics, reduce sources of bias in natural history) and validated endpoints
  • Thoughtful Protocol Design specifically reducing amendments
  • Challenging Recruitment & Retention in terms of number of sites and global considerations; Patient travel/transport support; Global network of sites to accept international patients; and anticipating questions (pediatric populations, development, growth)
  • Inspection Readiness

Join keynote speakers Angi Robinson, Executive Director of Pediatrics and Rare Diseases at Premier Research, Patricia Nowowieski, Head of Global Clinical Operations (Cambridge) at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, and Mallory Bissett, Associate Director of Global Clinical Operations at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, for an informative one-hour session that will include a Q&A with the audience.

For more information about this event or to register go to Rare Disease Studies: How to Run Successful Programs.

About Premier Research

Premier Research is a leading global contract research organization serving biotech, pharmaceutical and medical technology companies. The company has a wealth of experience in rare disease and pediatric research having managed about 100 projects in each area in the last five years alone. Its services include clinical research and regulatory outsourcing in the areas of analgesia; neurology; infectious, cardiovascular, and respiratory disease; dermatology; oncology; and medical devices.

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About Xtalks

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