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Life Sciences Webinar Discusses the Key to Effective Database Lock


Xtalks presents an exciting webinar on November 9, 2012 at 1:00pm EST entitled Advanced EDC Trials: The Homestretch – Don't Let the Timelines Slip. Featured speakers, St. Clare Chung, Director of Biostatistics & CDM at SCiAN Services Inc., and Ann Neale, VP Clinical Operations, Biotie Therapies, Inc., will focus on the key aspects of database lock procedures for clinical trials. For information about this event and to register, visit:

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 02, 2012

Unanticipated problems can spring up during the last few months leading up to database lock. Oversights during the planning process can have significant impacts on data quality, so it's important to be prepared.

In a special webinar hosted by Xtalks on November 9, 2012, St. Clare Chung and Ann Neale will discuss how to manage database lock. The webinar will cover key issues, including: when to begin thinking about database lock, common challenges, and how the EDC system can detect potential problems.

Attendees will walk away with knowledge of:

  •     How to develop a database lock plan
  •     How to assess the risk/impact of oversights on data quality and whether they can be corrected
  •     Exactly what needs to be documented for DB lock and in EDC systems

For more information about this event and registration, visit:

St. Clare Chung is Director of Bio-statistics & CDM at SCiAN Services headquarters, based in Toronto, Ontario. She has more than 20 years of experience in statistical consulting, clinical data management, data analysis and clinical report writing. Additionally, Ms. Chung is also one of the original developer's of SCiAN's paper and EDC data management systems and was involved in the concept, design and implementation of these systems.

Ann Neale is the VP Clinical Operations at Biotie Therapies, Inc. Ms. Neale has over 20 years experience in all phases of clinical development and has managed global clinical programs for biologics and small molecules.

Xtalks, powered by Honeycomb Worldwide Inc., is a leading provider of educational webinars to the global Life Sciences community. Every year thousands of industry practitioners turn to Xtalks for access to quality content. Xtalks helps Life Science professionals stay current with industry developments, trends and regulations. Xtalks webinars also provide perspectives on key issues from top industry thought leaders and service providers.

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For register for this event, visit:

Karen Lim (416) 977-6555 ext 227

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