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DSECT/DSEN Monthly Seminar Series - Feb 25, 2016

“Designing Clinical Trials to evaluate the Clinical Utility and Improvements of a Pharmacogenomic Decision Support Tool for Mental Health Patients. The MaRS EXCITE experience.”

Presented by
James M. Bowen, BScPhm, MSc
Jean-Eric Tarride, MA, PhD
Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
Programs for the Assessment of Technology in Health, 
Research Institute at St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Thursday, February 25th at 3-4pm EST

Online via GoToWebinar

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This seminar will provide an overview of the MaRS EXCITE process in Ontario to evaluate new technologies before they have entered the health care system. The MaRS EXCITE process will be illustrated through the examples of two randomized clinical trials designed to evaluate the clinical and economic benefits associated with a pharmacogenomics decision support tool to guide treatment of major depressive disorder and schizophrenia (



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