Best Practices in Seasonal Vaccine Studies

Clinical Trials, Life Sciences,
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 11am EDT (NA) / 4pm BST (UK) / 5pm CEST (EU-Central)
  • 60 min

Seasonal studies present unique challenges to ensure successful execution, enrollment in advance of the season and thorough disease surveillance. Join this free webinar to learn best practices and considerations for effective execution of seasonal vaccine studies. Get insights from four seasonal vaccine efficacy case studies that demonstrate best practices across the duration of the study, from country and site identification, through enrolment and surveillance, to database lock.

Topics covered include:

  • Study planning
  • Achievement of study start-up / regulatory activities to activate all sites simultaneously
  • Creative execution of risk-based activities
  • Importance of aggressive disease surveillance
  • Acquisition of quality data
  • Leveraging technologies that enhance data quality

Speakers

Cynthia Dukes, PA-C, MT, Vice President Drug Development Services, Vaccines/ Infectious Disease, ICON plc

Cindy Dukes has over 40 years of diversified clinical experience, including 34 years of clinical research focused on infectious disease, vaccines, oncology, women’s health and rare disease. At ICON, she is the therapeutic expert for vaccines and she leads ICON’s Vaccine Centre of Excellence. She also provides strategic management and oversight for studies across a number of therapeutic areas, including pivotal Phase III trials that have supported the approval of 14 vaccines as well as numerous drugs in other therapeutic areas. PharmaVoice recognized Cindy as one of the “Top 100 Leaders in the Industry” in 2016 and as one of the “Top 50 Influential People in Vaccine Development in 2014. In 2016, Cindy received the SAHS Distinguished Alumnus Award from Baylor College of Medicine for her leadership in vaccine development. Under her leadership, ICON received the “Best CRO” award at the Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards in 2014 and 2017.

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Michele Brotherton, Senior Director Project Management and Vaccine Center of Excellence, ICON plc

Michele has over 28 years of clinical research experience in the laboratory, pharmaceutical and CRO industries, and 20 years of tenure with ICON. She has spent the last 14 years focused exclusively in vaccines clinical development.  Her vaccine therapeutic expertise includes seasonal and pandemic influenza, meningococcal, pneumococcal, herpes zoster, anthrax, RSV, and small pox. She has extensive clinical and project management expertise encompassing Phase II-III studies for pharma and government clients immunizing 200 to over 13,000 participants in healthy adult, elderly, and pediatric populations. Her experience includes the strategic oversight of vaccine portfolios.

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Who Should Attend?

This webinar will be suitable for the following individuals: 

  • Clinical operations staff (VPs, Directors, PMs, CTMs, CRAs)
  • Staff supporting site start-up
  • Management staff overseeing seasonal studies
  • Other operational staff of all levels (data management, IWRS, labs, ePRO, clinical/non-clinical supply, etc.)

What You Will Learn

Attendees will hear an overview of best practices for seasonal vaccine study development including:

  • Study planning
  • Achievement of study start-up / regulatory activities to activate all sites simultaneously
  • Creative execution of risk-based activities
  • Importance of aggressive disease surveillance
  • Acquisition of quality data
  • Leveraging technologies that enhance data quality

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ICON plc

ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development and commercialization services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and government and public health organisations. The company specializes in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, ICON currently, operates from 97 locations in 38 countries and has approximately 13,380 employees. Further information is available at ICONplc.com.

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