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Sponsor-Facilitated Relationships Between Late Stage Researchers and Phase 1 Sites: A Novel Model for Early Phase Studies

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Webinar Notes

This session will discuss strategies for the successful alignment of late-stage focused investigators and sites into the Phase 1 model and best practices for implementation. Attendees will learn:

  • An understanding of common models for conducting Phase 1 patient studies and the challenges present in each
  • Strategies for the successful alignment of late-stage focused investigators and sites into the Phase 1 model and best practices for implementation.
  • Tips for conducting proper feasibility assessments within this model
  • How to best leverage the knowledge gained from early phase studies and incorporate it into late-stage trials

Webinar Hosts

Maria Apkarian

VP, Clinical Research Services, WCCT Global

Maria has over 19 years of clinical research and she brings this wealth of insight to her current position as VP of Early Clinical Development for WCCT Global. Maria has been working in the clinical research industry since 1999, starting her career as a Phlebotomist for a Phase I unit from which she grew to oversee two departments and provide unparalleled support and insight on everything pertaining to Clinical Operations and Clinical Development. Over the span of her career, Maria has held many roles including everything from being a Project Manager to the Director of Clinical Operations. These experiences give her the perfect balance of leadership expertise, practical clinical skills, and insight into the CRO experience.