Poonam Pattni

Senior Associate, Global Clinical Trial Disclosure Eisai

Poonam started her career within the NHS, working on the front-line recruiting patients, and delivering research to patients and conducting trials in Phases 1-4, including pre-Clinical trials. Following this, Poonam worked as a portfolio manager, specifically working on Paediatric studies, in a variety of therapeutic areas, including Genetics, Diabetes and Neurology. Poonam provided end to end project management for all studies in the portfolio, taking studies through from site selection and recruitment, through to archiving. Poonam also completed accredited course by the RQA in auditing, and has conducted a number of audits.

Currently Poonam works as a Senior Associate in Global Clinical Trial Transparency and Disclosure.

Clinical Trial Design Agenda

Thursday, December 10th, 2020


  • A brief history of barriers and the current state of diversity in clinical trials
  • Inclusive Design: Are your trials reflective of the patient population they aim to serve?
  • How can trials be more reflective of populations with disease?
  • How can we increase education and awareness to avoid patient bias and improve recruitment?
  • What are some other approaches to overcome barriers and extend the reach of trials to more diverse participants?