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A Patient-First Approach to Clinical Research: A Conversation With Industry Leaders

Are you ready to level up your approach to clinical trials by shifting your mindset to view patients and caregivers as key stakeholders? Harnessing the patient’s voice has become indispensable to trial design, with patient and caregiver feedback critical to trial success. Join a group of industry leaders for a conversation on how to design and execute patient-centric clinical trials..

Register Free: https://www.appliedclinicaltrialsonline.com/act/patient-first-approach

Event overview

Are you ready to level up your approach to clinical trials by shifting your mindset to view patients and caregivers as key stakeholders? Harnessing the patient’s voice has become indispensable to trial design, with patient and caregiver feedback critical to trial success.

Join a group of industry leaders for a conversation on how to design and execute patient-centric clinical trials. This panel of experts from Novo Nordisk, Thrivable, and YPrime will share insights to help you create trials that not only meet regulatory and scientific standards, but also align with the needs and experiences of patients, placing them at the heart of every decision.

Key Learning Objectives

  • The importance of patient centricity: Understand the impact patient and caregiver input feedback can have on trial design, execution, and overall outcomes.
  • Advancements in wearables: Explore the latest advancements in connected devices and their applications in clinical trials. Understand the barriers to widespread adoption and strategies to overcome these challenges.
  • Real-world examples and case studies: Gain insights from real-world examples that highlight the benefits and challenges of patient-centric approaches.

Who Should Attend

  • Clinical Operations (all)
  • Clinical Development (all)
  • Patient Engagement
  • Therapeutic Area Leads
  • Therapeutic Expert
  • Procurement
  • Med Affairs
  • IT
  • Clinical IT

Speakers:

Rasmus Enggaard
Therapy Area Head for Diabetes in North America
Novo Nordisk

Rasmus Enggaard is a senior leader in the pharmaceutical industry and currently the therapy area head for diabetes in North America at Novo Nordisk, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the execution of all Novo Nordisk trial programs within the therapy area of diabetes throughout North America. His career at Novo Nordisk began ten years ago in the area of clinical supplies, where he was responsible for trial product handling, blinding for clinical trials, and training monitors and investigators. Over the years, he has progressed through various roles in the headquarters, including global trial manager, clinical project lead, and director of clinical operations, with responsibilities including global clinical trials planning and execution and contributing to global development programs.

Mike Hughes
Chief Product Officer
YPrime

As chief product officer, Mike Hughes leads engineering, development, and product management functions for YPrime’s products and services.

For more than a decade, Hughes has been actively involved in the evolution of mobile health solutions for clinical outcome assessments. Prior to joining YPrime in 2015, he served in multiple positions of increasing responsibility at CRF Health. Hughes began as an application specialist in 2006, serving in project management functions. As director of project delivery, he oversaw the company’s project management and software implementation functions.

Hughes began his career as an application developer for Exact Software, a provider of manufacturing resource planning software for the apparel industry.

Maria Muccioli
Research Lead
Thrivable

As a 2024 Greenbook Future List honoree, Maria Muccioli brings basic and translational research expertise across several health conditions, including diabetes, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and more. She earned a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Ohio University, was a postdoctoral researcher at the Ohio State University, and was a fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.Prior to joining Thrivable, Maria developed content for Diabetes Daily and consulted for several organizations to optimize academic submissions for peer review. She also served as a program chair and faculty member at Stratford University, overseeing the arts and sciences department, and teaching undergraduate and graduate students in general biology and advanced courses. Maria enjoys identifying the most efficient market research approaches for each client, listening to understand, find a tailored solution, deliver successfully, and exceed expectations. When not working, she can be found playing with her two young kids, training her dogs, hiking, and enjoying the Florida sun with her husband.

Register Free: https://www.appliedclinicaltrialsonline.com/act/patient-first-approach