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Tuesday, June 25 • 10:30am - 11:30am
#231: Outcomes, Endpoints, and Methods Supporting Oncology and Alzheimer Therapies

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.00 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-19-605-L04-P; CME 1.00; IACET 1.00; RN 1.00

This session will provide an overview of past challenges and future opportunities for outcomes research in the Oncology and Alzheimer therapy areas. This will include an update on the state of eCOA and the use of connected devices inside oncology clinical trials as well as a review of existing and future endpoints that could be relevant for immunotherapies. The session will also discuss the eCOA led methodological improvements that are positively supporting Alzheimer clinical trials.

Learning Objectives

Describe the use of eCOA and connected health devices inside oncology clinical trials, areas of controversy and opportunity; Discuss current challenges in Alzheimer clinical trials - traditional approaches to eCOA implementation with central oversight; Identify Current challenges associated with measuring c the effects of immunotherapies with existing metrics and proposed metrics to measure outcomes into the future.


Brad Sanderson, MHS


eCOA and Connected Devices for Supporting Oncology Patients in Clinical Trials
Brad Sanderson, MHS

Measuring and Understanding the Outcomes of Immunotherapies in Oncology
Imad Al-Dakkak, DMD, MPA, MPH


Imad Al-Dakkak

Director, Huron Consulting Group
Imad is a clinical epidemiologist with over 14 years of experience from government, industry, and academia across multiple disease areas. His areas of expertise include research methodology, epidemiology, study designs, database analytics, and evidence-based medicine. Imad is based... Read More →

Brad Sanderson

Senior Scientific Advisor, Signant Health
Brad is a physiologist and researcher with over 15 years of industry experience. Brad is currently Senior Scientific Advisor - Head of Health Outcomes at CRF Bracket where he leads the Health Outcomes discipline and seeks to advance the company’s scientific and technical expertise... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Room 9 San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA
  02: ClinTrials -ClinOps, Session