Tuesday, June 20 • 10:30am - 11:45am
#227: At the Cornerstone of Wearable Technology and Patient-Focused Clinical Trial Endpoints

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

This session will cover aspects of design, implementation, and data analysis related to wearable devices. Case studies are strongly encouraged.

Learning Objectives

Discuss the regulatory framework, development and validation of instruments/devices, and analysis issues; Describe examples of use in clinical trials.


Leonard Sacks, MD


FDA Perspective
Nikunj B. Patel, PharmD

Industry Perspective
Robert A. DiCicco, PharmD

Academia Perspective
E. Ray Dorsey, MD, MBA

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Robert DiCicco

Vice President, Clinical Innovation and Digital Platforms, GlaxoSmithKline
Rob DiCicco is the Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Digital Platforms at GSK. He is the Work Stream Leader for the Common Protocol Template Project sponsored by TransCelerate and one of the Team Leads on CTTI’s Mobile Clinical Trials Novel Endpoints Project. He has over... Read More →
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E. Ray Dorsey

David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the CHET, University of Rochester Medical Center
Dr. Dorsey is helping investigate new treatments for movement disorders and improve the way care is delivered for individuals with Parkinson disease and other neurological disorders. Using simple web-based video conferencing, he and his colleagues are seeking to provide care to individuals... Read More →
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Nikunj Patel

Clinical Outcome Assessments Reviewer, OND, CDER, FDA
Nikunj Patel is a clinical outcome assessment (COA) reviewer in the Office of New Drugs. Dr. Patel advises OND review divisions on COA-based endpoint development and implementation under the IND/NDA/BLA pathway. Additionally, he reviews qualification submissions under the COA type... Read More →

Leonard Sacks

Associate Director for Clinical Methodology, Office of Medical Policy, CDER, FDA
Leonard Sacks is an Associate Director for Clinical Methodology in the Office off Medical Policy, CDER, FDA, where he has worked on integrating IT opportunities into drug development. He has extensive experience with clinical trials, both as a clinical investigator and subsequently... Read More →

Tuesday June 20, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am
S405b McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616