Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard
Harvard Medical School
Barbara E. Bierer, M.D., a hematologist-oncologist, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Bierer co-founded and now leads the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of BWH and Harvard (MRCT Center, www.mrctcenter.org), a collaborative effort to improve standards for the planning and conduct of international clinical trials. The MRCT Center launched the non-profit Vivli (www.vivli.org), a global clinical research data sharing platform. She is the Director of the Regulatory Foundations, Ethics, and the Law program at the Harvard Catalyst (Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Award), working across the academic spectrum to enable clinical trials. She is the Director of Regulatory Policy for SMART IRB (www.SMARTIRB.org. From 2003 – 2014, Dr. Bierer served as Senior Vice-President, Research at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), founded and served as Executive Sponsor of the Brigham Research Institute and the Brigham Innovation Hub (iHub. She has authored over 210 publications.
Dr. Bierer served as Chair of SACHRP, HHS, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of PRIM&R, Management Sciences for Health, Vivli, and the Edward P. Evans Foundation.
Dr. Bierer received a B.S. from Yale University and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
Monday, November 18
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Tuesday, November 19
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM