September CRC Event: Boston Heart Walk

The September CRC Event was the Boston Heart Walk hosted by the AHA at the Boston Hatch Shell on Saturday morning, September 17th. The walk’s purpose was to not only fundraise but also raise awareness about the prevalence and dangers of CV disease. Before the walk, the AHA awarded top donors, recognized and honored survivors, … Continue reading September CRC Event: Boston Heart Walk

August CRC Event: Christopher’s Haven

In August, our Community Relations Committee (CRC) planned an event at Christopher’s Haven. Christopher’s Haven is an organization that provides temporary, low-cost housing for pediatric cancer patients and their families while receiving treatments away from their homes at Boston hospitals. Our MFN president, Anisha Pola (Takeda), was joined by Branson Facemire (Novartis) and MFN alum … Continue reading August CRC Event: Christopher’s Haven

Fellow Feature: Early Phase Clinical Trial Quality Assurance at Novartis

Even though QA is generally associated with a finished product, during the drug development process, there is always ongoing safety oversight at every stage. At Novartis, programs focus on early phase clinical trials, so Kaitlin has a unique perspective on QA as someone who is primarily involved at the beginning of the drug development process. Read more to learn about what inspired her to pursue a fellowship in early phase quality assurance and what she's most proud of from her first year.