Setting International Standards in
Analysing Patient-Reported Outcomes
and Quality of Life Endpoints

Research Partners

Madeline Pe

Madeline Pe, PhD, is the Head of the Quality of Life Department at the EORTC and co-leads Work Package 1 as the academic representative and overall scientific lead.

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Anders Ingelgaard

Anders Ingelgaard, PhD, is PRO Evidence Lead in the therapeutic area oncology, market access, in Boehringer Ingelheim. Anders co-leads the Work Package 1 as the industry representative.

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Ahu Alanya

Ahu Alanya, PhD, is a Specialist in Quality of Life at the EORTC Headquarters and the project manager for the SISAQOL-IMI. Ahu Alanya co-leads Work Package 1.

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Corneel Coens

Corneel Coens is currently working as a lead statistician at the EORTC Headquarters (Brussels, Belgium). Corneel co-leads Work Package 2.

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Michael Schlichting

Michael Schlichting is Director Biostatistics at Merck KGaA. Global. Michael co-leads Work Package 2.
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Saskia le Cessie

Saskia le Cessie is a medical statistician working at the departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Sciences of Leiden University Medical Center. Saskia is co-lead of Work Package 3.

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Satrajit Roychoudhury

Satrajit Roychoudhury is a Senior Director and a member of Statistical Research and Innovation group at Pfizer. Satrajit co-leads Work Package 3.

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Bernhard Holzner

Bernhard Holzner, PhD, M.Eng., is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist and clinical researcher. Bernhard co-leads Work Package 4.

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Jane Chang

Jane Chang, MPH (Senior Director, Value & Evidence Lead for Genitourinary Cancers, Pfizer Oncology).

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Martin Taphoorn

Martin Taphoorn MD, PhD, is a neurologist and professor in neuro-oncology at Leiden University Medical Center and Haaglanden Medical Center. Martin co-leads Work Package 5.

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Paul Cislo

Paul Cislo is Director of Statistics at Pfizer. He co-leads work package 5.

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Johannes Giesinger

Johannes Giesinger, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with a degree in biostatistics. Johannes co-leads work package 6.

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Jinma Ren

Jinma Ren, MD, PhD, is a director of biostatistics in Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) Statistics Group at Pfizer. Jinma co-leads Work Package 6.

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Kristin Bjordal

Kristin Bjordal has, since 2014, been the head of the regional Research Support Services, Oslo University Hospital, Norway, and a professor and the University of Oslo. Kristin co-leads Work Package 7.

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Vivek Pawar

Vivek Pawar, PhD, is an Executive Director in the Global Evidence and Value Development (GEVD) function at EMD Serono. He co-leads Work Package 7.

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Silene ten Seldam

Silene ten Seldam, BSc, MSc, is a research assistant working in the evidence generation unit at Myeloma Patients Europe. Silene co-leads Work Package 8.

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Elektra Papadopoulos

Dr. Elektra Papadopoulos currently serves as Director, Patient Experience Data & Strategy (Immunology/Oncology) at AbbVie. Prior to joining AbbVie in 2021, Elektra had a longstanding career at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) starting as a medical officer in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research in 2001.

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Previous work package leads:

Andrew Bottomley (WP1)

Ingolf Griebsch (WP1)

Carla Mamolo (WP6)

Jayne Galinsky (WP8)

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