Agenda – Nephrology Clinical Trial Best Practices Master Class

  • Conference Day

Conference Day

 Wednesday September 5th

1:00PM – 1:30PM

Opening Remarks
Mandeep S. Grewal, M.D., Managing Partner, NEPHROLOGY ASSOCIATES / SOUTHEAST RENAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

1:30PM – 2:30PM

Confront the Most Common Challenges of Working With Nephrology Patients
Moderator:
Barbara Gillespie, Vice President, Therapeutic Head, Nephrology, COVANCE

Wayne Bowden, Vice President, Program Development, BIORASI
Angela Rose, Senior Director, Clinical Development, HUMACYTE
Amy Young, Vice President, General Manager, DAVITA CLINICAL RESEARCH

2:30PM – 3:15PM

Educate CROs and Sponsors to Improve Protocols for Dialysis Patients
Moderator:
Mandeep S. Grewal, M.D., Managing Partner, NEPHROLOGY ASSOCIATES / SOUTHEAST RENAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Courtney Cordaro, Clinical Project Manager, FRENOVA RENAL RESEARCH
Jonathan Kornstein, Senior Director, Project Management, PPD
Kurt Mussina, General Manager, FRENOVA; Vice President, Clinical Studies Operations, FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NA

3:15PM – 3:30PM

Networking Break

3:30PM – 4:15PM

Special Focus on Site Selection, Data Mining, Data Generation, and Patient Recruitment
Kim Norwood, Research Manager, NEPHROLOGY ASSOCIATES / SOUTHEAST RENAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Christopher Poole, Owner, NEPHROLOGY ASSOCIATES / SOUTHEAST RENAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

4:15PM – 5:00PM

Improve Protocol Design, Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria, and Endpoint Selection
Steven Malahias, Manager, Clinical Development, STIEFEL LABORATORIES
Katrin Uhlig, Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development Lead, KERYX BIOPHARMACEUTICALS
Liron Walsh, Vice President, Clinical and Translational Nephrology, GOLDFINCH BIO