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Past Experience

  • Pharmaceutical data analyst

    January 2017 --- August 2017

    responsible for analyzing, processing and reviewing Clinical trials, Pharmaceuticals data and scientific Publications, in order to make them suitable to be presented to Pharmaceutical companies through the ta-scan Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence platform

  • Postdoctoral Researcher Belgium

    October 2013 --- December 2016

    post-doctoral fellowship in katholieke universiteit leuven, leuven, belgium, translational center for gastrointestinal disorders


                   research field: gastrointestinal function and Nutrition in humans


    responsible for Data cleaning, data Editing, data matching.


    conducting literature or Internet searches.


    writing up results for presentation and publication.


    accessing and organising resources successfully.


    delivering professional Presentations to audiences.


    collecting data from interviews, non-participant observations or focus groups.


    preparation of research Publications on behalf of the research team.


    identifying problems and inconsistencies.


    assist with the preparation of science)" rel="nofollow">Protocol and informed consents and obtain approval to conduct the study.


    assisting in designing and implementing academic Clinical research projects


    Recruiting and screening candidates for Clinical trials


    coordinating staff activities and supervising junior staff


    drafting and maintaining reports on findings and progress of trials


    assisted in the designing, implementation, choosing participants, and scheduling trials


    coordinated with investigators and site workers


    excellent knowledge of complete aspects of the Clinical trials


    ability to design, implement, and ensure following of trial protocols


    skilled in interviewing and hiring people for Clinical trials


    ability to research, extract and interpret research records


    complete knowledge of gcp,ich and FDA guidelines including basic understanding of regulatory requirements

    adept in writing protocols for trials and designing experiments





  • Postdoctoral Researcher Italy

    September 2012 --- September 2013

    post-doctoral fellowship at the italian association Cancer Research (airc), University of ferrara (italy)


                   research field: melanoma and neuroblastoma in Animal models


    responsible for Data cleaning, data Editing, data matching.


    conducting literature or Internet searches.


    writing up results for presentation and publication


    coordinating staff activities and supervising junior staff


    working with coordination and Data Management teams to identify, capture, document and resolve problems in study data and study progress


    vast experience working with small animals (mice, rats) in a Lab setting


    good operational knowledge of standard Laboratory animal equipment’s


    assisted in collecting data and and observing and injecting animals


    handled particular animals under bio-hazardous conditions while following procedures.


    identified unwell, distressed and abnormal animals, and reported regarding it to Animal Health care unit.

  • Postdoc Belgium

    January 2012 --- August 2012

    Visiting Researcher in katholieke universiteit leuven, leuven, belgium, translational center for gastrointestinal disorders, Supervisor prof. jan tack


    Research field: gastrointestinal function and Nutrition in humans and Animal models


    responsible for Data cleaning, data Editing, data matching


    writing up results for presentation and publication


    working with coordination and Data Management teams


    condution of experimental project both in humans and animal model


  • PhD student Italy/Belgium

    March 2009 --- April 2012

    during my phd (2009-2012, University of palermo), i focused my research on the mechanisms by which gut hormones and phytochemicals could modify gastrointestinal motility and feeding behavior. in 2010, to further improve my knowledge and technical skills, i moved to the Translational Research center for gastrointestinal disorders (targid) group at the ku leuven (belgium) as a visiting PhD student. under the supervision of prof. j. tack, i continued my research in Animal models In Vivo, but i also had the opportunity to translate my research from Animal models to humans, by performing experiments in healthy volunteers.


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingApproachabilityAttention to detailCharmCollaborationCommunicativeCoordinationCritical thinkingCuriosityFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeKindnessOptimismOrganizationProblem solving


Self Assessment :
Animal models Scientific writingA rising single dose tolerance studyActions and modes of action of drugs in the human speciesActions and modes of action of human physiologyClinical researchClinical Study DesignClinical study reportsClinical trial designClinical trialsCommunication SkillsData AnalysisELISAEndocrinology and metabolismEthics submission and approval processEnglishGastroenterologyGCPGood Clinical Practice (GCP)In VivoIn VitroInformed Consent ProcessInterpret clinical trial resultsLaboratory study designMedical writingMonitoring Study ProgressMultiple dose tolerance studyPatient Follow UpPharmacodynamicsPharmacokineticsPhase IPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)ProtocolPrinciples and ethics of clinical researchSafety trialsTeam LeadershipInformed Consent Documents

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Develop protocols Guide students Analyze data Develop clinical trial protocols Control data Interact with nurses Interact with physicians Interpret data Monitor a clinical study Report data Search literature on clinical trials Technology research Write papersAdjust methodsAdjust processes Advise on medical perspectivesApprove consent documentsApprove patient informationArchive documentationArchive study documentsAssist with experimentsAssist study siteAssist with routine testsAssign activitiesAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsCalculate trial timelinesClinical data collectionCoachComplete study proceduresComplete case report form (CRF)Conduct the trialConduct research at universitiesCollaborate with medical teamConduct university research conduct monitor visitsConduct literature searchesCommunicate with sponsorCoordinate with the ethics commiteeCommunicate with investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollaborate with principal investigatorCollect patient forms and questionnairesConsequences analyses of trial designControl dataControl protocol versionsCreate study documentsCreate clinical documentscoordinating research projectsData entryDesign protocolData validationData verificationData analysisDesign case record form (CRF)Design clinical trialDesign efficiency studyDesign exclusion criteriaDesign inclusion criteriaDesign scientific projects (in biology)Design studyDesign subject consent formEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)Ethics committee submissionsEthics committee applicationGastrointestinal diseasesOral presentationOrganize scientific projects (in biology)Organizewrite and maintain clinical evaluation reportsWrite papersWrite protocolsWriting regulatory documentsWritten presentationWrite clinical evaluation reports


  • Ph.D. in Human Nutrition from University of Palermo/KULeuven in 2012
  • Master in Biomedicine from University Palermo in 2008
  • Bachelor in Biology from University Palermo , Italy in 2005

Training and Certification

  • Course on Laboratory Animal Science in 2014 Certification
  • good clinical practice in 2014 Certification


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Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Data Reviewer Clinical Project Leader Clinical Laboratory Technician Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Clinical Research Consultant Clinical Research Coordinator Clinical Research Nurse Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Clinical Research Nurse Senior Clinical Trial Assistant Senior Clinical Trial Nurse Senior Clinical Trial Associate Postdoctoral Researcher Research Assistant Research Scientist
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Area / Region

Antwerp, Belgium


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