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

Research Partners

Andrew Bottomley

Andrew Bottomley (PhD) is a research psychologist, who works at the EORTC, in Brussels, undertaking RCTs and Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) research. Andrew co-leads Work Package 1.

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Ingolf Griebsch

Ingolf Griebsch (PharmD, MPH, MSc, PhD) is an outcome researcher and health economist who leads the global market access team in the therapeutic area oncology at the headquarters of Boehringer Ingelheim in Germany. Ingolf co-leads Work Package 1.

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Madeline Pe

Madeline Pe, PhD, is a Specialist in Quality of Life at the EORTC and co-leads Work Package 1.

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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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