Free Webinar Series July 2011 for Clinical Trial Professionals

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Clinovo shares best practices and know-how on the latest innovations in clinical trial technologies

We believe it is essential to build productive collaborations by sharing information and knowledge to achieve clinical progress, explains Ale Gicqueau, President & CEO at Clinovo.

Clinovo is organizing a series of free webinars in July 2011, dedicated to successful implementation techniques of the latest clinical trial technologies. It addresses various themes for clinical trials, including CDISC® standards, open source technologies for clinical trials, and Medidata Rave®.

The webinars are free of charge and are particularly suited for life sciences industry professionals who want to learn how to accelerate the clinical trial process. The webinars are led by Clinovo’s experts that have over 15 years experience in the industry, and include guest speakers from leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

The first webinar entitled “Open source technologies for clinical trials” takes place on Tuesday, July 19th at 9am PST. Open source experts will discuss key benefits of open source technologies to run efficient and cost effective clinical trials. Eric Morrie, Clinical Programming Manager at Abbott Vascular and open source expert, will share his experience for a successful implementation. Marc Desgrousilliers, VP of Technical Operations at Clinovo, will conduct the webinar, giving an overview of the most commonly used open source systems in clinical trials, explaining their key benefits, and addressing the frequent concerns. The speakers will also discuss the outputs of the Silicon Valley BioTalks event held on June 29th, 2011. Read extracts of Silicon BioTalks event at

Clinovo’s second webinar, entitled “Implementing the Rave Custom Functions Best Suited to your Clinical Study Requirements”, takes place on Wednesday, July 20th, at 9am PST. Marc Desgrousilliers, VP of Technical Operations at Clinovo, and Venkat Sungishala, Senior Manager of EDC at Clinovo and Medidata Rave expert, will show some of the successful techniques for implementing custom functions in Medidata Rave to address complex study protocol requirements.

The July webinar series closes on Thursday, July 28th, at 9am PST with a demo of Clinovo’s latest innovation: CDISC Express®, a SAS®-based CDISC SDTM mapping tool available for free download. This webinar will benefit industry professionals looking for efficient ways to convert clinical data to global standards. Romain Miralles, Senior SAS Programmer and Project Manager of CDISC Express at Clinovo, will explain how CDISC standards accelerate FDA submission and improve the exchange and manipulation of clinical data. He will also demonstrate how to perform faster CDISC SDTM using CDISC Express®.

As a leading Clinical Data Solutions Provider, Clinovo is involved in the clinical trial community. Their team members regularly share their expertise through free webinars and frequently present their white papers at major industry events. “We believe it is essential to build productive collaborations by sharing information and knowledge to achieve clinical progress”, explains Ale Gicqueau, President & CEO at Clinovo. “As industry influencers, we are happy to share and exchange our clinical trial best practices with other life sciences industry professionals to contribute in bringing medical innovations faster to the patients”.

Register here for upcoming webinars:
Not able to attend the free webinars? The archived presentation will be available to all registrants at

About Clinovo

Clinovo is a leading edge Clinical Data Solutions Provider based in California. Clinovo provides local medical device, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies with full-service biometrics, such as Clinical Data Management, Electronic Data Capture, Biostatistics and CDISC mapping, as well as Clinical Staffing Solutions. By leveraging best-of-breed technology, Clinovo develops and customizes turn-key solutions that accelerate sponsors’ FDA submission.
Founded in 2003, Clinovo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, USA.


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