April 10, 2017

DrugDev Thought Leaders Share Experience and Insights on How Transformative Technology Improves Clinical Trials at Premier Pharma and Biotech Industry Conferences in Q2

Founder & SiteStart President Melissa Easy, Data Solutions President Elisa Cascade, and Vice President US Payments Holly Leslie discuss how to advance clinical trials through collaboration, standardization, and a beautiful technology experience

Philadelphia PA and London UK DrugDev executives will share best practices for transforming clinical trials at pharma and biotech industry events in Q2 2017. These subject matter experts will speak at the following conferences:

ACRP Meeting & Expo 2017, April 28-May 2, Seattle WA

Signature Series Session – The State of the Industry, April 30, 8:15-9:30am – An expert panel will examine the forces shaping the current and future state of clinical research and explore the individual dynamics of technology, process, and workforce on the industry and their effect on each other. Moderated by Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director, this dynamic session will expand attendees’ thinking of the industry as we prepare for its future state. DrugDev President of Data Solutions Elisa Cascade joins fellow panelists Ken Getz, Director and Associate Professor, CSDD, Tufts University; Terri Hinkley, Workforce Innovation Officer, ACRP;  and Leanne Madre, Director of Strategy, Clinical Trials, Transformation Initiative at Duke University Medical Center.

Clinical Leader Forum, May 11, Philadelphia PA

10:45-11:20 am: “Your Trial is Off the Rails: Here’s How to Put it Back on Track” –

Despite the best laid plans, sometimes a trial veers off course. DrugDev Founder and President, SiteStart Melissa “Liss” Easy moderates this session on how to determine if a study needs to be rescued, what team is responsible for study rescue, when to rescue (and when to bail out), and whom to turn to when all else fails. Liss is joined by Molly Rosano, Vice President of Clinical Operations, NuCana; and Beth Harper, President of Clinical Performance Partners.

MAGI East, May 21-24, Philadelphia PA

May 23, 9:30- 10:15am Session B112: Sponsor Payments to Sites: How Long Does It Really Take? – DrugDev Vice President, US Payments Holly Leslie, MBA joins Laura Hilty, Vice President, Product Management at Nimblify, a Forte company, to discuss how sponsors, CROs, and sites can accelerate payments to investigator sites. Watch a new educational webinar Holly Leslie led with site expert Ana T. Marquez, Founder of Clinical Partners via the DrugDev Knowledge Center.

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About DrugDev

DrugDev helps the world do more clinical trials through industry-wide collaboration, standardization and a beautiful technology experience. The DrugDev Spark™ unified clinical operations suite is comprised of proven solutions used by 85 sponsors and CROs to transform the quality and efficiency of nearly 2,000 clinical trials from startup through closeout. DrugDev Spark is powered by the DrugDev Golden Number, the award-winning universal identifier for global site facilities and investigators used by TransCelerate and the Investigator Databank. Learn why the world’s most innovative pharma and biotech companies and CROs trust DrugDev by scheduling a demo of DrugDev Spark at