February 2016 Life Science Lunch

Clinical Trials from a Study Site Perspective

The conduct of clinical research requires effective working relationships between the study sites that execute clinical trials and the sponsors that design the trials and provide product for testing. With much riding on study outcomes, understanding what happens behind the scenes may help you design more effective trials.  This month’s discussion will explore some of the bigger technical challenges to running a clinical research site, including:
•    Types of clinical trials, sponsors and study sites
•    Staffing/Workforce requirements,  needs, and challenges
•    Managing study site and sponsor expectations
•    Role of an IRB
•    Subject recruitment, screening, informed consent and enrollment
•    Managing costs

Moderator:

Deborah Pollack-Milgate, Partner

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Panelists:

Diana Caldwell

President and Founder

Pearl Pathways

Jenna Sallee

Executive Director

Orthopedic Research Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Scott Denne

Director

CTSI Clinical Research Center at IUPUI

About the Series

The Indiana Health Industry Forum and Barnes & Thornburg LLP partner to present a monthly seminar series on critical issues in life science. Each month, at lunch, a policymaker or a panel in the field of life science will be available to answer questions concerning the major challenges and opportunities in the life science industry. We hope you will join us.

There is no charge to attend, but please register so we know how many lunches to order. Please see registration page for details. Some of the discussion questions will be submitted to the speakers in advance.

For information on upcoming programs, please visit the Life Science Lunch website – http://www.ihif.org/pages/lifescience

Supporting Materials Mentioned in Today’s Discussion

New “Time Is Precious” Video from BIO

TIPIntro

Learn more at TimeIsPrecious.Life

“Research in Your Backyard: Developing Cures, Creating Jobs” PhRMA Report on Clinical Research in Indiana

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