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Austin, TX – 17 December 2020 – CDISC announced that industry veteran David A. Evans will join the organization as its new President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2021. Dave brings over 35 years’ experience serving in various executive-level positions in software development, clinical research, regulatory and healthcare industries. He is recognized industry-wide as a leading technology visionary for developing and implementing complex process and system solutions and as an expert in the areas of information standards, regulatory compliance and quality governance. The architect and developer of the first electronic drug submission to the US FDA in 1985, Dave has been responsible for more than 100 electronic regulatory submissions and complex
AUSTIN, TX – 23 Sep 2020 – CDISC is pleased to announce Dr. Maria Im Hee Shin of Daegu Catholic University Medical Center in South Korea has been named Chair of the Korea CDISC Coordinating Committee (K3C). CDISC Coordinating Committees (3Cs) support global CDISC initiatives within specific regions of the world and provide regional feedback to the central CDISC organization.
Austin, TX – 10 September 2020 – Today CDISC and Microsoft co-hosted a virtual workshop to shape the future of standards and technology by planning the next generation CDISC Library. The CDISC Library metadata repository serves as the single, trusted, authoritative source of CDISC standards metadata for the clinical research community.
Austin, TX – 15 June 2020 – CDISC has entered into a partnership with the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) to train leading academic researchers in Japan on standardizing data using CDISC standards.

Austin, TX – 05 May 2020 – CDISC has launched a project that will facilitate the use of electronic health record (EHR) data in clinical research to achieve efficiencies that expedite global regulatory reviews, contribute to the evaluation of new treatments for patients and drive next generation discovery.

Austin, TX – 22 April 2020 - CDISC has released an Interim User Guide, freely available on the CDISC website, which the research community can utilize to represent data in studies pertaining to COVID-19. The Interim User Guide provides examples and guidance on implementing CDISC standards for COVID-19 so that researchers can collect, structure and analyze data more effectively.