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Tuesday, June 25 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Use of Real World Evidence to Support Regulatory Decision-Making: First-Year Findings From the RCT-DUPLICATE Project

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Component Type: Session
Level: Basic

The Cures Act and the PDUFA IV mandated that the US FDA develop rules to guide industry on the use of real world evidence (RWE) for drug approvals. The session will bring together researchers and regulators to discuss the role of real world evidence.

Learning Objectives

Describe the DUPLICATE project replicating RCTs with real world data (RWD) analyses and provide an interim update on the findings from the first year; Discuss key considerations in implementing non-randomized studies using real world data to ensure valid and unbiased findings; Facilitate discussion how real world evidence may be used in regulatory decision-making.


Jeremy Rassen, DrSc


Academia Perspective
Jessica Franklin, PhD

FDA Perspective
David Martin, MD, MPH

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Jessica Franklin

Biostatistician, Div of Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics;Asst Professor, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Jessica Franklin, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and biostatistician in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research focuses on developing and applying statistical methods for the study... Read More →
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David Martin

Associate Director for Real World Evidence Analytics, OMP, CDER, FDA
David Martin is the Associate Director for Real World Evidence Analytics, Office of Medical Policy, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. He oversees demonstration projects intended to support the agency’s evaluation of real world evidence, reviews real world evidence submissions... Read More →

Jeremy Rassen

Co-Founder, President and Chief Science Officer, Aetion

Tuesday June 25, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
TBD San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA