Anthony Costello, senior vice president, patient cloud, Medidata
After beginning his clinical research career at Genentech 20 years ago, Anthony Costello has gone on to co-found several clinical trials technology start-up companies including Nextrials (acquired by PRA Health Sciences) and Mytrus (acquired by Medidata). Over his career, he has focused on disruptive and innovative technology that can simplify clinical trials for patients, sites and sponsors. He has been selected as one of the PharmaVoice Top 100 Most Inspiring People in Clinical Research, has served as chairman of the Board for the Society for Clinical Data Management and is currently a member of the editorial advisory board for Applied Clinical Trials magazine. He is a frequent author and presenter on topics related to the efficient use of technology in clinical research.
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is leading the digital transformation of life sciences,
creating hope for millions of patients by helping to generate the evidence and insights to help
pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers
accelerate value, minimise risk, and optimise outcomes.
George Underwood is a senior member of the pharmaphorum editorial team, having previously worked at PharmaTimes and prior to this at Pharmafocus. He is a trained journalist, with a degree from Bournemouth University and current specialisms that include R&D, digital and M&A.