Xtalks Announces Its July-August 2013 Life Sciences Webinar Calendar

  Xtalks Announces Its July-August 2013 Life Sciences Webinar Calendar

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TORONTO -- July 2, 2013

All events are complimentary and are delivered by leading industry experts.
Click on the webinars of your choice to learn more and register:

              Managing Cultural Variability in PRO Measurement in Global
              Clinical Research
              Part 1: Cross-cultural Qualitative Research for Simultaneous
              Scale Development

July 2      

              Benoit Arnould, PhD, Senior Director, Mapi

              Nicola Germain, MA, Senior Research Associate, Mapi

              SDTM in Real Time – A Case Study: Initial Datasets by First
              Patient In; Final Datasets Within 24 Hours of Study Lock


July 9 & 11   Speakers:

              Keith Howells, SVP Development, OmniComm Systems, Inc.

              Prashanthi Vunnava, Senior SAS Programmer, Alkermes, Plc.

              Vaccine and Biotherapeutic Formulation Development and
              Manufacture Using Spray-Drying


July 10       Speakers:
              Jeff Breit, Ph.D., Director of Inhalation Technology, Bend
              Research Inc.

              Devon DuBose, Senior Research Engineer, Bend Research Inc.

              Data Analytics and Modeling for Better Decisions in Government


July 10
              Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP, Professor and Chair, Department of
              Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate
              School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine, Industrial
              Engineering and Clinical and Translational Science

              A Multiplexed Approach for Immunogenicity Assessment Using the
              New SQiDlite™ System: Case Study Analysis


July 11
              Jaymie R. Sawyer, Ph.D., Vice-President, Research and
              Development, SQI Diagnostics

              Robert Massé, Ph.D., Vice-President, Large Molecule Bioanalysis,
              Algorithme Pharma

              Strategies for Rare Disease Studies and Orphan Drug Development
              in the US


July 16
              Angi Robinson, Executive Director, Scientific Account Leader,
              Premier Research

              Charlene Sanders, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs &
              Pediatric Strategic Consulting, Premier Research

              Pediatric Safety Monitoring: Role of IRBs and DSMBs


              Jeffrey Cooper, Vice President Global Consulting at WIRB,
              Copernicus Group IRB

              Professor Philip Walson, MD, Board Certified in Pediatrics,
July 18       Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Toxicology; Visiting
              Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine at
              Georg-August-University Medical School, Goettingen, Germany



              Kathy Bohannon, Principal Strategist, Pediatrics, INC Research

              Risk-based Thinking: The Success of Risk-based Monitoring Begins
              with Risk-based Thinking


              Rick Sax, M.D., Senior Vice President, Integrated Clinical
July 19       Services, Quintiles

              Badhri Srinivasan, Vice President, Global Functional Resourcing,

              Dan White, Vice President, Global Operations,  Quintiles

              DOs and DON’Ts of Study Start-Up: Best Practices to Improve
              Efficiency and Meet/Exceed Timelines



July 23       Michelle Archibald, Senior Director, Site & Patient Strategies,

              Nicole Turner, Associate Director, Global Feasibility, Quintiles

              Julie Parmelee, Director, Patient Recruitment, Quintiles

              PAT/QbD – Keeping an Eye on Your Quality



July 23       Pamela Bruen, Life Sciences Industry Manager, USA, Siemens

              John Klaas, Corporate Account Manager, Siemens

              Dr. Kjell Francois, Sr. SIPAT Consultant, Business Area Manager,
              Siemens IS IT

              Nonclinical and Clinical Safety Assessment of Biosimilars:
              Status and Perspective

July 25
              Joerg Bluemel, Director Toxicology within Biologics Safety
              Assessment / Translational Sciences, MedImmune, Gaithersburg MD

              Addressing Scientific and Regulatory Challenges for Abuse
              Liability Studies


July 26       Speaker:

              Mary Jeanne Kallman, Ph.D.,  Director of Nonclinical Global
              Neuroscience, Covance

              Medical Device and Drug Research: Similarities and Differences



July 30       Kimberly D. Hunsicker, MSN, CRNP, MBA, Vice President, Global
              Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Premier Research

              Victoria Cavendish, BSc(Hons), MPhil, PhD, PGDipPH, MICR, CSci,
              Senior Director, Devices, Premier Research

              Each Hour Counts: Improving Management of CRE’s and Other
              Antibiotic-Resistant BSI’s with Rapid Molecular Diagnostics



              Karen C. Carroll, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Medicine,
              Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
August 14
              Nathan Ledeboer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology,
              Medical College of Wisconsin, Medical Director of Microbiology
              and Molecular Diagnostics, Dynacare Laboratories and Froedtert

              Debra A. Goff, PharmD, FFCP, Clinical Associate Professor, The
              Ohio State University College of Pharmacy,Infectious Diseases
              Specialist, The Ohio State Medical Center


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