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SCOPE Europe 2018: Join us at the First European Edition

Join us in October at the inaugural edition of SCOPE Europe in Barcelona, Spain. Visit the ta-Scan team at booth #6 or make an appointment with our attendees:

Chairperson’s Remarks

David Cocker, CSO, ta-Scan Business Intelligence Systems, MDCPartners

DAY 1, Tuesday 16 October, 13:55h
David Cocker, Chief Scientific Officer, ta-Scan Business Intelligence Systems, MDCPartners / Anju Software
Track 1: Analytics-Driven Feasibility, Site Selection and Study Activation

 

 

About SCOPE Europe

Building on the success of its long-running US-based counterpart, Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executives Europe (SCOPE Europe) is a two-day event serving clinical operations executives, functional heads, category managers and those responsible for the planning and management of clinical trials in Europe and the rest of the world. The event will feature opening and closing plenary keynote sessions, three conference tracks, interactive breakout discussion groups and networking. It is an opportunity for leaders from large, mid-sized, and small pharma, specialty pharma, biotech, vendor companies, and academic research centers to come together to share best practices and discuss the new era of analytics-driven and patient-centric trials. Topics to be discussed include protocol development, global site selection, feasibility, site management, patient engagement, enrollment planning, patient recruitment, patient retention, improving site-study activation and performance, functional/full-service outsourcing and partnerships, new regulations and guideline, Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM), and improving overall quality and speed of clinical trials.

Register to join us

Have a look at the agenda: http://www.scopesummiteurope.com/2018-brochure-download-form

Register here to join us in Barcelona: https://chidb.com/reg/scoe/reg.asp

We hope to see you there!

Presenting at the Patient Recruitment and Retention Summit in London, 21-23 February 2017

Our next meeting will happen in London this month: MDCPartners will present at the 9th Annual Patient Recruitment and Retention Summit 2017, which will take place in the London Marriott Hotel Kensington during 21-23 February 2017. Hot topics during this meeting:

  • What role does clinical research have on patients?
  • How to make trials more valuable for patients?
  • New regulations and the impact on clinical trials
  • Developing a robust clinical trial recruitment and retention strategy
  • What makes a good feasibility process?
  • How to keep the site staff motivated and engaged?

Click here to request the full event agenda.

Utilizing Big Data to Enhance Patient Recruitment

On Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 11:45 AM MDCPartners’ Strategic Analyst in Oncology, Dr Jonathan Crowther, will talk about:

Utilizing big data to enhance patient recruitment: Analyzing public information for trial feasibility and site selection

The path to clinical trial success is burdened with underperforming site selection, poor patient recruitment and frequent delays. Such barriers result in failures to meet targets and dwindling statistical significance. Comprehensive planning via a feasibility survey can alleviate these issues however, it has been suggested that the accuracy of a survey may be below 10%. As big data becomes more applicable in the clinical trial setting, capitalizing on the wealth of publicly available clinical data is essential. The clinical business intelligence platform ta-Scan semantically links trial, investigator and site information to provide a robust feasibility analysis to help address the following questions:

  • Estimation of appropriate patient cohorts
  • Key Opinion Leaders in the field
  • Competing and historic trials across the therapeutic area
  • Suitable geographic setting for a trial
  • IRB and timing issues that may affect trial start-up

Join us in London

Would you like to join us in London this month to learn more about how to leverage big data for patient recruitment or to see how our real-world data evidence solutions can help with clinical trial planning challenges? Let us know to arrange a meeting with our Technical Product Manager Kristof Geentjens and our Strategic Analyst in Oncology Dr Jonathan Crowther. Or just pop by at booth #5!

MDCPartners Innovation Partner Big Data in Precision Medicine Washington

Big Data in Precision Medicine

With ESMO 2016 coming to a close in Copenhagen, MDCPartners is getting ready for their next stop: we are this year’s Innovation Partner of the Big Data in Precision Medicine meeting, which will take place in the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. on November 1-2, 2016.

This meeting attracts 250-300 senior executives from across the drug development sector including Big Pharma, biotech, leading solution providers, government, healthcare and academia. The meeting addresses the opportunities and challenges of big and real-world data, and how machine learning and cognitive computing can be applied in the context of drug development. View the meeting’s streams and the meeting agenda here.

Private Clinical Trial Data in the Real-World Data Context

On Tuesday November 1 at 9:30 AM, MDCPartners’ Chief Scientific Officer David Cocker will present our findings on “The value case of private pharma clinical trial data in the real-world data context”.

Real-world data (RWD) is generally the term used to refer to any data which is collected outside of randomized clinical trials (RCT). The data can be from sources including patient data from hospitals and clinicians. The premise is that RWD combined with information from RCTs can provide better research outcomes and improved healthcare.

Unfortunately, available clinical trial information data is really not that big. Often it is also dispersed and contradictory, and includes duplicates through multiple entries that are not verified and/or matched. Many transformative actions with data are frequently heralded as a big data panacea long before any analytical conclusion can be applied.

This presentation will explore the challenges faced when approaching the question of clinical trial data merging and its interoperability with public clinical trial data for creating valuable insights for study placement.

Meeting Up

ta-Scan’s data team will be present in Washington, D.C. as well to show the precision medicine experts how our clinical business intelligence software ta-Scan can leverage today’s medical big data challenges.

If you want to learn more about our software solutions, you can meet us personally during the exhibition at booth #1 or make an appointment with CSO David Cocker or Strategic Data Analyst, Oncology Jonathan Crowther.

Meet the ta-Scan Team at Immunotherapy Leaders Europe

Immuno-oncology in Berlin

Enjoying the summer, we are also excited about what comes after: in September, the ta-Scan team will be present at Immunotherapy Leaders Europe, the annual meeting for Immuno-Oncologists in Berlin.

Biomarkers for patient selection

Learn how to use our clinical business intelligence portal ta-Scan to boost success rates in immuno-oncology clinical trials through biomarker-driven patient selection from Strategic Analyst Oncology Dr Jonathan Crowther‘s presentation on:

Biomarker evolution and utility for patient selection in clinical research

Wednesday, September 21,  2:45 – 3:05 PM
Stream 3: Boosting success rates in immuno-oncology clinical trials
through biomarker-driven patient selection

  • Using the clinical business intelligence platform ta-Scan to track the evolution of immunotherapy biomarkers and improve patient selection resulting in successful clinical research.
  • Analysis of the immuno-oncology biomarker landscape: What are the trending biomarkers and how do they compare across clinical research?
  • Improving on study design, the who and where in clinical research.
    –  Estimation of patient cohorts?
    –  Key opinion leaders in the field?
    –  What benchmarks have been previously established?
  • Geographical site selection
    –  Where are trials primarily taking place?
    –  What countries and locations are suitable for my trial?

Dr Jonathan Crowther


Jonathan Crowther Immunotherapy Europe ta-Scan MDCPartners

Jonathan Crowther is Strategic Analyst Oncology at MDCPartners where he is working on growing oncology-based projects on the ta-Scan platform. Jonathan holds a PhD from the VIB/University of Leuven (Belgium) where he studied the role of large scale deletions in cancer and explored their potential as novel biomarkers of drug response. Jonathan provided bioinformatic analysis and big data solutions to ongoing areas of research, working on large cancer patient data sets such as The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). In this capacity Jonathan significantly contributed to a number of ongoing projects and has published on these topics.

Meeting up

You can also meet us personally at booth #27 to see a live demonstration of our ta-Scan software. Just drop by or make an appointment with David Cocker or Jonathan Crowther.

Join ta-Scan at Oncology Leaders Forum 2016 in Boston

Are you visiting Boston’s Oncology Leaders Forum 2016 April 5-6? MDCPartners’ ta-Scan team will be there exhibiting as well. Join us and attend chairman David Cocker’s presentation on “The Evolution Towards Precision: A Chronology of Transition” on April 5 at 2:35 PM:

• Standards of care. What’s changing in therapy focus?
• Scenario-based enrolment: forecasting and validation
• Footprint of global trial activity. Who is generating the data? KOL ranking.
• The death of the longitudinal drug development paradigm.
• Where will I be conducting my next trial?

Oncology Leaders Forum is the most senior oncology event in the pharmaceutical sector where 88% of the audience are Director-level and above for two days of strategic thinking and networking. Recognized as the leader by the leaders, the Oncology Leaders Forum is the event of choice for senior translational and clinical oncology R&D executives driving the development, registration and launch of novel cancer therapeutics of all classes, plus companion diagnostics. Click here to view the final meeting agenda.

 

David Cocker’s keynote on Data-Driven Decision-Making in Immunotherapy in Washington

7-8 October 2015 | Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington DC

MDCPartners and the ta-Scan clinical business intelligence team are pleased to announce a keynote presentation by David Cocker on the third Big Data in Clinical Development conference in Washington.

Join us on Wednesday 7 October at 9:30 AM, when David Cocker will give a keynote presentation on Data-Driven Decision-Making in Immunotherapy.

Also meet Matt and David in the exhibition hall (booth # 11) to get the latest updates on ta-Scan, or contact us to make an appointment.

Click here to see the complete meeting agenda.

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