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“If You Build It, Will They Come?” Strategies for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial Recruitment Webinar

June 20, 2018, 11:00 AM

The Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) Coalition for an educational webinar on clinical trial recruitment issues in Alzheimer’s disease. We will be joined by representatives from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for a discussion on how it has been working to expand and diversify participation in Alzheimer’s and related dementia clinical trials. The webinar will also feature some of the coalition’s industry partners as they discuss the challenges of patient recruitment, strategies for overcoming those challenges, and possible ways industry and the NIA could collaborate to overcome recruitment and retention issues for Alzheimer’s disease studies.

Webinar Speakers:

Melissa McGowan
Chief, Outreach and Education, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Institute on Aging

Jennifer Watson
Deputy Director and Chief, Content, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Institute on Aging

Phyllis Ferrell
VP and Alzheimer’s Disease Global Policy Leader, Eli Lilly and Company

Kate Wilson
Associate Director, Feasibility, Enrollment & Retention Optimization, Global Clinical Operations, Biogen

Missy Jenkins (Moderator)
Executive Director, ACT-AD
Vice President of Public Policy, Alliance for Aging Research