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Medical Imaging in Clinical Research (EXL)

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Medical Imaging in Clinical Research

There are significant benefits to using imaging during clinical trials. Imaging in early phases can be used as a biomarker to validate a hypothesis or to make Go/No Go Decisions to further drug development. During late phases, imaging data can contribute to the potential of expedited Health Authority approval process. However, when implementing imaging technology for the first time challenges can arise. The main challenge facing clinical operation teams during clinical research is the harmonization and standardization of imaging processes and data collection.

Study teams worry about standardization while working with many different sites. They need to ensure that the study imaging protocol is followed the same way at all various sites in the world. The scanning machines need to be regularly calibrated and maintained at every site, data collection needs to be uniform, data transferred to the CRO needs to follow identical processes, and the imaging Contract Research Organization (CRO) analyzes the data as per the study protocol. The analyzed data needs to be brought in-house in a standardized way to facilitate the statistician to demonstrate statistical significance of the data: which can ultimately prove the hypothesis or support the teams to further the development of their drug.

Certain technologies lend themselves nicely to clinical trial imaging. Structural MRI, PET and CT are readily available and widely used technologies in clinical trials – offering a lot of opportunity for late stage analysis. CEST MRI and task-fMRI are more complex, not as many vendors have the capabilities to use these technologies, making them not suitable for multifaceted studies.

Many large pharmaceutical companies have all the right personnel or know the right contacts to determine what technology they need to use and where for their clinical trials. The biggest opportunity with Medical Imaging in Clinical Research is pairing smaller pharmaceutical companies with the appropriate specialty CROs. The major CROs are set up and equipped to handle most imaging needs for clinical trials. However, smaller CROs are more specialized and narrowly focused – sometimes with more advanced capabilities.


Top Five Reasons to Attend

  1. Discover new technologies in medical imaging, and how to implement them in your clinical research
  2. Learn how to reduce drug development timelines by utilizing imaging data, while maintaining regulatory standards
  3. Network with and learn from industry leaders
  4. Uncover standardization of imaging data best practices
  5. Master the imaging data life cycle


Who Should Attend

This event will benefit executive or senior-level professionals and their teams from the pharmaceutical or biotech industries with responsibilities or involvement in the following areas:

  • Clinical Imaging
  • Clinical Operations
  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Development
  • Clinical Data Management
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Data Management
  • Statisticians
  • QA/QC
  • Biometrics
  • Protocol Management
  • Translational Biomarkers

The conference will also benefit any imaging consultants, CROs, technology vendors, and companies that provide services to the above audience.


Agenda


Jianqing Chen
PET and Molecular Imaging, PFIZER



Debbie N. Coté, RN
Director, Clinical Operations, NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS



Neeta Fahey
Clinical Imaging Operations, Senior Clinical Protocol Manager, BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB



Priya Guyadeen

Clinical Project Manager, Peripheral, PENUMBRA, INC.



Shawn Keen
Associate Director, Imaging Partner Relationship Lead, BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB



Dr. Johan Luthman
VP Neuroscience Clinical Development, EISAI


Colin Miller
Editor, Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials


Youngho Seo, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO


Ira Smalberg, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology, TOWER IMAGING MEDICAL GROUP



Gary Ulaner, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Attending Radiologist, MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER



Please contact the event manager Marilyn below for the following:
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Event Manager Contact: marilyn.b.turner(at)nyeventslist.com
You can also contact us if you require a visa invitation letter, after ticket purchase.
We can also provide a certificate of completion for this event if required.

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