Science 37 Adds New Head of Quality, Irena Lambridis
New role supports the Company’s objective to be the DCT industry’s “undisputed leader” in quality
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 18, 2023—Science 37 Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCE), the industry-leading Metasite™, today announced the appointment of Irena Lambridis as its Global Head of Quality Assurance & Compliance. Irena will be responsible for overseeing quality and compliance across all functions, including the Company's newly announced global Centers of Excellence in India, Pakistan, and Slovakia. This key appointment reflects Science 37's commitment to quality as it expands operations globally.
Irena brings nearly two decades of experience in clinical research quality assurance, having held senior leadership positions at KCR and Novella Clinical (now IQVIA Biotech). With her extensive knowledge of good clinical practices (GCP), GXP, and computer systems validation, she and her team will provide full quality and compliance oversight for the company.
"We are thrilled to welcome Irena to our senior leadership team," said David Coman, CEO of Science 37. "Her expertise in protocol complexity, sponsor complexity including CROs, organizational complexity and scale, globalization, and all disciplines of quality and compliance will ensure that Science 37 is positioned as the undisputed leader of quality in our industry. We look forward to her making an immediate impact."
"I am excited to join Science 37's experienced, patient-focused team and help bring new therapies to market faster," said Lambridis. "As virtual clinical trials become increasingly important, I am eager to use my expertise to ensure the highest quality of data and compliance at all times."
In her new role, Irena will play a vital part in Science 37's mission to accelerate clinical research by enabling universal trial access for patients through virtual clinical trials. Her appointment reflects the company's ongoing commitment to excellence and will be key to driving greater efficiency, speed, and scale as Science 37 expands its global reach.
About Science 37
Science 37 Holdings, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: SNCE) mission is to accelerate clinical research by enabling universal trial access for patients. Through our Metasite™ we reach an expanded population beyond the traditional site, delivering on our goal of clinical research that works for everyone—with greater patient diversity. Patients gain the flexibility to participate from the comfort of their own homes, at their local community provider, or at a traditional site when needed. Our Metasite is powered by a proprietary technology platform with in-house medical and operational experts that drive uniform study orchestration, enabling greater compliance and high-quality data. To learn more, visit www.science37.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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