Patient Recruitment & Retention in Clinical Trials

Venue: Marriott

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Apr 26, 2006 End Date/Time: Apr 27, 2006
Early Registration Date: Jan 31, 2006
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Description

Event Summary:
Recruiting patients has become as complex and as competitive as marketing the products. It should be therefore considered what variations may occur in patient populations due to cultural or ethnic differences and the spread of individual sites in relation to patient populations, as well as the internal healthcare facilities in different countries and the impact this has on the site’s ability to recruit patients and conduct trials. This event brings together experts involved with patient recruitment & retention tactics in clinical trials from different continents and countries representing both the academic and commercial area to discuss and share their tactics and experience and to identify the key factors for a successful clinical trial results.

Key Speakers:
Yves E.G. Geysels, Head of International Clinical Research Operations,Novartis
John Germak, Clinical Director Growth Hormone, Novo Nordisk US
Fernando Aguirre, Clinical Operations Manager Latina, GSK Biologicals Latin America and Caribbean
Dr. Peter Liese, Member of European Parliament

Key topics:
Regulatory impact on patient recruitment strategies and tactics
Required approaches towards involving children & elderly in clinical studies
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Who should attend:
Directors, Heads, Senior Managers of Clinical Operations, Clinical Research, Clinical Development, Patient Recruitment Services, Clinical Trials Units, Project Leaders, Medical Directors, Representatives of patient organizations and CROs & SMOs

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Additional Information

Limited to 60 people

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