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Sunday, June 20 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
#538 OD: Assessment Methods and Analytics to Ensure Data Capture from Heterogeneous Populations

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate

This session will present an overview of the challenges with assessment methods and analytics in heterogeneous populations with case studies focusing on dermatology assessments in people of color and on methods to address heterogeneity in rare disease populations.

Learning Objectives

Identify the challenges that heterogeneity poses in clinical trial research; Describe assessment methods to address phenotypic heterogeneity to improve accurate data capture; Discuss analytic methods to address heterogenous manifestations of signs, symptoms, and impacts, which are a challenge in rare diseases.


Sonya Eremenco, MA


The Importance of Accounting for Diversity When Training Clinicians to Apply Dermatological Rating Scales in Clinical Trials
Alexandra Kalpadakis, PhD, MSc

Multi-Domain Responder Index: A Novel Analysis Tool to Capture Broad Clinical Benefit in Heterogeneous Complex Rare Diseases
P. K. Tandon, PhD

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Sonya Eremenco

Director, PRO Consortium, Critical Path Institute, United States
Sonya Eremenco is Director of the Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Consortium. Sonya has over 20 years of experience in PRO (and other clinical outcome assessment) instrument development, with a focus on multicultural development, linguistic validation, and electronic implementation... Read More →

P. K. Tandon

Senior Vice President, Biometrics and Development Strategy, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, United States
P. K. Tandon, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President of Biometrics and Development Strategy at Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. based in Cambridge, MA. He joined Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals in January, 2017. Prior to Ultragenyx, he was Clinical Science Officer and SVP at Sanofi-Genzyme and... Read More →

Alexandra Kalpadakis

Scientific Advisor, Signant Health, United Kingdom
Alexandra Kalpadakis-Smith is a Scientific Advisor at Signant Health, where she provides scientific expertise on digitising the capture of Clinical Outcome Assessments (COA) and the use of connected health devices in clinical trials. She participates in research activities on the... Read More →

Sunday June 20, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
TBD Virtual Event Horsham, PA 19044