Biography & Research:
Dr. Chris Edgar has an extensive background in the application of clinical outcome assessments (COAs) in drug development and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for the past 20 years. He is the former scientific director of Cognitive Drug Research Ltd. developers of CDR System, one of the earliest computerized cognitive test systems to be widely employed in clinical trials. Chris also has a background in COA management and rater training delivery with Bracket/UBC; and CNS/neuroscience clinical trial design and outcomes research with Roche, and as an independent consultant. Chris is a psychologist with expertise in clinical trials methodology, COA implementation, and related regulatory science topics. Chris’s research seeks to carefully define and apply clinical endpoints to answer key questions throughout clinical development and product life-cycles.