Optimizing Rare Disease Trials: Trial Design & Execution

October 27, 2022

Join August Research and IDDI’s experts in the 60-minute complimentary webinar to gain insights into trial design and execution strategies to optimize rare disease trials!

  • TRIAL DESIGN: an innovative statistical method enabling you to leverage higher power of data with smaller sample sizes.
  • TRIAL EXECUTION: providing insights on how to maximize operational efficiencies in rare disease trials through feasibility, regulatory and enrollment phases.

October 27, 2022 | 5:00 PM CET | 11:00 AM ET | 8:00 AM PT


Attending this webinar, participants will be able to gain the insights in:

  • Using this statistical methodology to design and analyze clinical trials, making best possible use of the data collected.
  • Powering your study with fewer patients.
  • Evaluating multiple endpoints to provide deeper insights into the net treatment benefits.
  • Maximizing operational efficiencies in rare disease trials through feasibility, regulatory and enrollment phases.


Clinical Operations Leads, Medical Directors, Statisticians, and others involved in the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials.




Mickaël De Backer, PhD – Senior Research Biostatistician, IDDI

Mickaël De Backer holds a Master degree in Actuarial Sciences (ULB, 2014) and a PhD in Biostatistics (UCLouvain, 2018). After his PhD, he started working as a researcher on the statistical methodology called ‘Generalized Pairwise Comparisons’. He is now working on the same methodology as a Senior Research Biostatistician at the International Drug Development Institute (IDDI).

Angelina Lambin, MS. – Senior Project Manager, August Research

Angelina Lambin is a Senior Project Manager working for August Research since May 2012. Previously she worked at PPD and AbCRO in a variety of clinical roles. Prior to joining the CRO industry, Angelina was an ICU nurse in one of the largest University Hospitals in Bulgaria. Angelina has an M.S. and a B.S. from the Medical University in Sofia

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