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San Diego Convention Center

Jun 23, 2019 1:30 PM - Jun 23, 2019 5:00 PM

111 W Harbor Drive, , San Diego, CA 92101 , USA

#33: European Regulatory Meetings: How Best to Prepare and Perform


Steffen  Thirstrup, MD, PhD

Steffen Thirstrup, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer, European Medicines Agency, Netherlands

Steffen Thirstrup is a medical doctor and board certified specialist in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. He holds a PhD in pharmacology and has a long background in clinical internal medicine. He is an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen. From 2004-9 ST worked at the Danish Medicines Agency acting as member of CHMP and additionally CAT at the European Medicines Agency. Following a short period involved in developing best practice guidelines for primary care ST rejoined the DKMA as Head of the Licensing. From 2013-22, Prof Thirstrup worked asdirector and strategic consultant for NDA Group AB. From June 2022 Prof Thistrup is the Chief Medical Officer of the European Medicines Agency.

Lisa  Peluso

Lisa Peluso

SVP, Strategic Communication, Healthcare Consultancy Group Company, United States

Lisa helps development teams to align strategically and communicate persuasively with global regulators and payers. She empowers teams to create and deliver clear, consistent, and convincing messages to critical audiences and decision-makers. She has coached hundreds of individuals and provided presentation, Q&A and facilitation training to teams in pharma, and biotech, and has helped 45+ teams prepare to present and defend their positions at FDA Advisory Committee meetings and EMA Oral Explanations. Lisa also creates and leads dynamic workshops to empower teams to communicate complex science with clarity.

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