A Catalyst for Innovation, Urgency for Now, Momentum for the Future

For Dr. Sy Pretorius, Parexel’s Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, COVID-19 has been a catalyst. The pandemic has accelerated innovations that make it easier for patients to participate and for sponsors to conduct research. Parexel has seen increases in decentralized trials and remote monitoring, where study designs were adapted amidst the pandemic. Pretorius wants to see these positive, patient-focused changes stick, and Parexel’s The Future is Now campaign is part of that commitment. “I don’t anticipate that, as an industry, that we will go back to the way we did things pre-pandemic.” Watch:

Dr. Sy Pretorius is Executive Vice President, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer at Parexel

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