Lisa Conroy

Lisa Conroy is the Director of Communications at Antidote. She is a seasoned health communications strategist dedicated to understanding the reasons people make the health choices they do, and determining what that means in terms of how scientific data should be communicated. Prior to her role at Antidote, Lisa ran the TEDMED Great Challenges program, a public health initiative funded by RWJF. She also has experience working in pharmaceutical public relations in the areas of respiratory diseases, oncology, and HIV. Lisa holds an MPH from Columbia and a BA in English and International Studies from Northwestern.

This Clinical Trials Day, Share Why You Support Medical Research

Happy Clinical Trials Day! Here at Antidote, today is an opportunity to talk about why medical research matters – and to celebrate the volunteers who make it possible.

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How we completed a hemophilia patient recruitment project in just one month [case study]

For people living with hemophilia, a chronic condition in which blood doesn’t clot normally, treatment options are limited and the threat of internal bleeding can be very serious. That’s why research that’s currently underway to identify new and better ways to manage the condition is so important, and why we were excited to support a recent project to push hemophilia research forward. 

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Snapshot of diversity, equity, and inclusion in clinical trials [one-pager]

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a hot topic in clinical research — and for good reason. If medications aren’t tested on populations that reflect the real world, how will we know what works best for all patients? In order to understand the importance of this issue, and recognize progress when it comes, we’ve put together a one-pager that provides a snapshot of the current state of ...

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How we accelerated a knee osteoarthritis trial by 3 months [case study]

Knee osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis worldwide, and its prevalence is expected to continue to rise for years to come. For those that live with this condition, it causes pain, tiredness, loss of flexibility, a grating sensation, bone spurs, and swelling — all constant reminders of the need for new and better treatment options to replace the cartilage that has worn down over ...

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How to catch studies up post-COVID: Successfully approaching a rescue trial [whitepaper]

When the pandemic began, more than 1,000 trials were delayed as the focus shifted to minimizing coronavirus exposure and driving COVID-19 vaccine and treatment trials. The reasons were varied — patients weren’t allowed into studies, study starts were delayed, and recruitment was slow. One thing is clear: the impact of these delays on the progress of medical research will likely be felt for years ...

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How we launched 3 COVID-19 recruitment projects in an average of 8 days [case study]

As the COVID-19 pandemic surged in late 2020, the urgency of research was felt by all. At Antidote, our mission has always been to enable faster medical innovation by transforming how patients and researchers connect, and we were eager to contribute to the global effort to drive COVID-19 research forward. Our latest patient recruitment case study shares how Antidote contributed to ensuring three ...

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Antidote’s Business Development Leader Dave Mauro Named to the 2021 PharmaVOICE 100

We’re thrilled to share that Antidote’s Executive Vice President of Business Development, Dave Mauro, has been named to this year’s PharmaVOICE 100. For sixteen years, the PharmaVOICE 100 has recognized the 100 most inspiring, motivational, and transformational individuals in the life sciences industry as identified by the global community. 

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How patient lead generation can accelerate clinical trial patient recruitment [patient recruitment case study]

Postoperative Corneal Induced Chronic Pain (also known as CICP) is a condition that causes chronic pain and blurred vision after eye surgery. For the 300,000 people who experience this, effective treatments could drastically improve their quality of life. 

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Clinical research in a post-COVID world: Four sites weigh in on the impact of COVID on the future of medical research [whitepaper]

Over the past year and a half, the traditional clinical research model of patient outreach, in-person screening, and site-based follow-up has had to adjust to drive progress while keeping patients safe. Now, with vaccines driving positivity rates down, we can begin to think about what’s next. Still, questions remain: Of all the changes made in the research industry since the beginning of the ...

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How a 67% randomization rate led to 3 months saved in a Parkinson’s trial [patient recruitment case study]

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, with symptoms such as tremor, slow movement, stiffness, and loss of balance. Current treatments come with side effects, and there is no cure. This means research is critical to developing new and better treatments for the nearly one million people in the US living with Parkinson’s disease. 

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