SMis 9th Clinical Trials in Cancer

Venue: Crowne Plaza St James Hotel,

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 05, 2010 End Date/Time: Jul 06, 2010
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Clinical Trials in Cancer
5th & 6th July 2010, Crowne Plaza St James Hotel, London

The market opportunities for cancer treatments are at an all-time high but the publication rate of clinical trials is low due to factors such as flawed design and failure to meet endpoints. SMi’s 9th annual Clinical Trials in Cancer conference will feature presentations from industry professionals and academic experts on how to manage clinical development in this crucial therapeutic area.

This year’s expert speaker line-up includes:

• Mike Lau, Principal Clinical Development Scientist, Oncology, GlaxoSmithKline
• Giacomo Mordenti, Senior Biostatistician, Global Biostatistics, Merck Serono
• Jenny Gray, Industry Lead, National Cancer Research Network
• Francesca Duchesne, Manager, INDOX Cancer Research Network, University of Oxford
• Iman El-Hariry, Global Head of Oncology, Astellas Pharma
• Ian Walker, Licensing Manager, Clinical Partnerships, Cancer Research Technology
• Benedikte Thunes Akre, Medical Science Manager, Oncology and Haematology, Bristol-Myers Squibb
• Ridwaan Jhetam, Head of Global Clinical Operations and Oncology director, Johnson & Johnson

To view the full impressive speaker line-up please visit our website at:

Key topics to be discussed at this year’s event include:

• Targeted cancer therapies in personalised medicine
• Site selection and new approaches to data collection
• Regulatory requirements for adaptive designs
• Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors
• Novel transcriptomic-based biomarkers


Additional Information

Plus an associated half day post conference workshop Challenging times – Designing Early Phase Oncology Trials in association with SMS Oncology Wednesday 7th July, 8.30am – 1.30pm, Crowne Plaza St James Hotel, London