EVENT SPEAKERS

Alexander A. E. Gissler

Alexander A. E. Gissler

CEO, ProjectPharm (Czech Republic)

Alexander is the founder and CEO & COO of ProjectPharm, a niche CRO providing project management services in the area of pharmaceutical development.

Read more...

Amer Alghabban

Amer Alghabban

CEO, GxP Compliance & Training Partners (Switzerland)

Amer is currently the CEO and MD of GxP Compliance & Training Partners. He has over 26 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry helping pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions to achieve compliance with GCP, GCLP, GVP and GLP. Prior to that, he was Vice President GxP QA, Compliance and Training at Karyopharm Therapeutics, MA, USA. Prior to Karyopharm,
Read more...

Andy Lawton

Andy Lawton

Director, Risk Based Approach Ltd (UK).

Mr Lawton has extensive experience in computing, statistics, data management, RDE/RDC, system design, RBA in CSV and clinical trials. Previously, Andy held the position of Global Head of Clinical Data Management at Boehringer Ingelheim were he also held positions of increasing responsibility during his 30 years with BI.
Read more...

Anush Perikhanyan

Anush Perikhanyan

PharmD, MPH, RQAP-GCP

Anush Perikhanyan graduated from Yerevan State University, the Faculty of Pharmacology in 2003. She obtained her Master’s degree in Public Health from American University of Armenia.

Read more...

Arjun D. Sharma

Arjun D. Sharma

Arjun D. Sharma

M.D., FACC, FACP, FRCPC

A cardiac electrophysiologist with 25 years of clinical experience in academic (Canada) and private practice (California). Worked as an external consultant, advisor, and investigator to biomedical companies. Published over 150 articles and lectured internationally.

Read more...

Astrid Paneda

Astrid Paneda

Clinical Research Director of CRO

Astrid graduated in Biochemistry in 1999 and received her PhD graduation in 2005, completing his training in clinical research with the first class R+D+I (I + D + i) master by Fundation Esame in 2011.

Read more...

Dagmar Chase

Dagmar Chase

CEO, Clinrex (Germany)

Dagmar Chase graduated in Computer Science with a secondary focus on Theoretical Medicine from the Technical University in Munich and has a PhD in Human Biology from the Medical Faculty of the University in Ulm, Germany

Read more...

Danielle Giroud

Danielle Giroud

RN, MBA Founder, WMDO & MD-CLINICALS

With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Giroud is founder of the World Medical Device Organization, an independent professional organization dedicated, to serving the professional development and educational needs of medical device professionals.

Read more...

Dmitry Manuilov, MD

Dmitry Manuilov, MD

Since starting his career in clinical trials in 2010, Dmitry has gained profound experience in different R&D projects with local and global companies.

Read more...

Donato Bonifazi

Donato Bonifazi

CEO, Consorzio per Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche (Italy)

 

Economist specialised in European Project Management, Project Manager of the EU-funded Projects involving a number of partners from Europe, North America and North Africa. e.

Read more...

Dr Lucio Fumi

Dr Lucio Fumi

Dr Lucio Fumi

MD

Lucio is a European physician who has worked for over thirty years in healthcare industry in Italy, Germany, Slovenia, the UK and the Netherlands. Fully registered for Medical Practice in Italy and the UK, Lucio has worked as medical director of international corporations, with pharmaceutical, biotech, clinical nutrition and medical technology products.

Read more...

Dr Xavier Fournie

Dr Xavier Fournie

M.D. - Mapi Group Medical Director and Executive Vice-President Global Medical Affairs at Mapi Real World Evidence.

As Mapi Group Corporate Medical Director since January 2008 and Executive Vice President of Mapi Real World Evidence since 2009, Dr. Fournie plays a leading role in the development and maintenance of professional relationships with a variety of audiences (including medical/scientific community, health authorities, patient advocacy groups and Industry), oversees medical monitoring services and develops a culture of ethical and regulatory compliance across Mapi business units. He provides input to successfully bridge clinical, commercial and legal considerations.

Read more...

Dr. Karl M. Eckl

Dr. Karl M. Eckl

Consultant Clinical Research.

Born in Langenau, Germany Dr. Karl M. Eckl was trained at the University of Ulm, Germany in Physics (academic degree: Graduate Physicist) with specialized area Biophysics and in Medicine (academic degree: Medical Doctor). From 1985 to 1992 Dr. Karl M. Eckl was in leading position for clinical research in middle size and globally active pharmaceutical companies. Last position was deputy director of the Clinical Research Institute of SmithKline-Beecham in Neuss, Germany.s.

Read more...

Heike Schoen

Heike Schoen

Managing Director of LUMIS International GmbH (Germany)

Heike Schoen, MSc, MBA is the co-founder and Managing Director of the company LUMIS International GmbH, a company acting on behalf of sponsors, providing legal representation in Europe, developing bespoken outsourcing strategies, vendor selection services, vendor management and clinical trial oversight management to the biopharmaceutical industry.

Read more...

Ievgeniia Kushch

Ievgeniia Kushch

M.D., PH.D

Senior Medical Writer at Medtronic (USA). She earned her Masters and PhD in Pediatrics from Kharkiv Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education of MoH of Ukraine and Innsbruck Medical University, Austria.

Read more...

Igor Bondarenko

Igor Bondarenko 

Dnipro Medical Academy (Ukraine)

The Principal Investigator of the most successful Oncology site in Ukraine. Prof. Bondarenko has managed 245 trials having randomized more than 2700 patients and became World Top Enroller in 24 trials.

Read more...

Igor Kuznetsov

Igor Kuznetsov

Professor, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Director of Clinical-Diagnostic Center "PHARMBIOTEST" (Rubezhnoye, Ukraine) – a medical research organization specializing in the performance of pharmacokinetic studies involving people.

Read more...

Janusz Kabata

Janusz Kabata

Janusz Kabata MD, PhD, MBA is a successful entrepreneurial healthcare professional with over 35 years of academic and executive experience in public and private healthcare sectors in Europe, and 25 years experience in various aspects of clinical trial management, including managing central laboratory services as well as home-care services for European and global clinical trials.

Read more...

Jeffrey T. Apter

Jeffrey T. Apter

 President of Global Clinical Trials LLC (USA)

Jeffrey T. Apter, M.D., President of Global Clinical Trials LLC, President and Medical Director of Princeton Medical Institute and Global Medical Institutes LLC, directs clinical trials in the areas of CNS and especially Alzheimer’s disease.

Read more...

Jerome Chiaro

Jerome Chiaro

Vice-President, StudyKIK (USA)

Jerome is Vice President of Clinical Site Operations at StudyKIK and regularly presents workshops for a non-profit, SCORE in Orange County, CA.

Read more...

Josip Aralica

Josip Aralica

CEO Altiora (Croatia)

Dr. Aralica completed a Doctoral Study in Biomedicine and Health Sciences at the University of Zagreb. In 1998, Dr. Aralica was recruited by Quintiles and became its second employee in Croatia. After he started-up Quintiles' Zagreb office, Dr. Aralica decided to start his own firm. He founded Altiora in 2001.

Read more...

Julian Platon

Julian Platon

Dr. Julian Platon

(Switzerland)

Dr. Julian V. Platon has been born in Bucharest, Romania in 1963. After his A Level in Bucharest he relocated to Germany in 1983 where he obtained the German Matura and studied Medicine in Cologne, London and Beer-Sheva. In parallel to his Conferral of Doctorate in Surgery he worked as a physician in the Department of Internal Medicine in Cologne, Germany.

Read more...

Lale Ozturanli

Lale Ozturanli

Senior Medical Advisor, ZEINCRO (Turkey)

Dr. Ozturnali graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Istanbul. As a specialist of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Read more...

Lana Sinichkina

Lana Sinichkina

Partner, Arzinger (Ukraine)

Lana is a partner at Arzinger law firm, an official legal provider of the Clinical Trials Subcommittee of the European Business Association.

She is a leading expert of the Healthcare Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce Ukraine.

Read more...

Lesia Yankova

Lesia Yankova

Chief Clinical Trials Expert, State Expert Centre of Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Dr Yankova is Chief of Clinical Trials Expert Evaluation Department of State Expert Centre, Ministry of Health Ukraine. Her key working activities include expert review of regulatory
Read more...

Liudmyla Kovtun

Liudmyla Kovtun

Deputy Director of State Expert Centre on Clinical trials of Ministry of Health (Ukarine)

PhD, 60 published works. One of the key policy makers of clinical trial regulatory environment in Ukraine.

Read more...

Marcin Stefanowicz

Marcin Stefanowicz

Medical and technology innovator and clinical trial professional

Currently joined with leading biopharmaceutical company Roche and leads Regional Study Manager position.

Read more...

Mariusz Olejniczak

Mariusz Olejniczak

Feasibility and Development Director, Neuca SA (Poland)

Mariusz is Feasibility and Development Director at Bioscience SA, an expert in the field of innovation, clinical trials and development of medicinal products and medical devices.

Read more...

Mark Tulchinskiy

Mark Tulchinskiy

Medical and Clinical Operations Director CEE, Pivotal (Spain)

Martin Olbrich

Martin Olbrich

Independent Consultant (Germany)

Martin Olbrich is a patient recruitment and retention specialist, being active in the Pharmaceutical Industry for almost 10 years. His career started as a CRA at Novartis. Then he had a different role at Schering-Plough and Merck Sharp & Dohme as a Clinical Trial Educator focusing on patient recruitment and retention where he also co-authored a paper in this field.
Read more...

Martine Dehlinger-Kremer

Martine Dehlinger-Kremer

EUCROF President (Germany)

Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer is President of EUCROF, the European CRO Federation; Vice President, Global Medical and Regulatory Affairs at SynteractHCR , a CRO with headquarters in California and 11 other offices internationally.

Read more...

Michał Ławniczak

Michał Ławniczak

Head of Project Management, Clinmark (Poland)

Clinical trial professional focused on Quality and Project Management; oversees global clinical studies including development and execution of strategies for ongoing projects and pipeline development.

Read more...

Michele Garot

Michele Garot

Director, ClinCellence (Belgium)

Michele is Managing Director and Owner of CLINcellence, a service organization aiming at excellence in delivering effective and sustainable operational solutions in the Clinical arena: GCP, Risk Based Quality Management, CRO interaction and oversight, team performance.

Read more...

Mr Yoani Matsakis

Mr Yoani Matsakis

Yoani Th. MATSAKIS is the CEO of Telemedicine Technologies, a company specialized in e-health systems and delivering EDC and ePRO solutions for clinical trials.

Read more...

Oleksii Mikheiev

Oleksii Mikheiev

CEO, Verum.de GmbH

Dr. Oleksii Mikheiev is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Verum CRO (Germany) and, Regional Managing Director at Cluster Verum Office in CIS Countries. Since 2016, he heads Clinical Trial Subcommittee of European Business Association.

Read more...

Philippe VAN DER HOFSTADT

Philippe VAN DER HOFSTADT

EU President, CSM (Belgium)

Entrepreneur, service provider and advisor to the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry.
Pioneer of cost-efficient, innovative and integrated Clinical Research Logistics.

Read more...

Sergii Myronenko

Sergii Myronenko

CEO, PharmaSich (Ukraine).

Clinical Research Professional with strong medical background: board certified anesthesiologist; 4.5 years experience as an ICU physician.

Read more...

Sergii Rasputniak

Sergii Rasputniak

GCP Inspector (Ukraine)

Dr Rasputniak is a Chief of Department of Clinical Audits of State Expert Centre, Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Being in charge for clinical trial audit activities of Health Authorities of Ukraine, he combines tremendous experience of regulatory inspections with brilliant

Read more...

Stefan Siegmund

Stefan Siegmund

General Manager and Co-Founder CONVIDIA Clinical Research (Germany)

Expert in cell therapy clinical trials

Stefano Marini

Stefano Marini

University of Rome (Italy)

Stefano Marini is a Medical Doctor and Scientist, specialized in psychiatry and endocrinology, with over three decades of experience in drug development and clinical research.

Read more...

Yuriy V. Lebed

Yuriy V. Lebed

CEO Pharmaxi LLC (Ukraine)

Yuriy has received PhD degree in 2009 and worked as a young scientist in Bogomolets Institute of Physiology National Academy of Science. He has several scientific publications in peer reviewed journals. As a co-founder of CRO Yuriy has played a key role in creation of EDC system OnlineCRF
Read more...