ENABLING MEANINGFUL METABOLIC DISEASE RESEARCH

Clear efficacy signals are as crucial as keeping research representative and reasonable in this complex field. Worldwide delivers studies that make sense for everyone

LEVERAGING OUR METABOLIC EXPERTISE

Whether your indication has millions of potential participants across the globe or just dozens, know that Worldwide’s dedicated team and global network of trusted partner sites can offer the expertise you need to succeed. Our extensive group of subject matter experts in both rare and common metabolic conditions help get studies done right. 

RAFAL ZIECINA, MD, PHD

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SCIENTIFIC SOLUTIONS, CARDIOVASCULAR, ENDOCRINE & METABOLIC

With more than 22 years of experience in the World of pharmaceuticals and research, Dr. Ziecina serves as an NAFLD/NASH scientific advisor focused on filing strategies, regulatory and safety strategies. He excels in writing protocols and drug development plans and has extensive experience in study design and medical monitoring for clinical programs.

SONEIL GUPTHA, MD, FACC, FESC, FCCP, AFPM

SENIOR MEDICAL DIRECTOR, MEDICAL AFFAIRS, CARDIOVASCULAR, ENDOCRINE & METABOLIC

With 40 years of experience in clinical development and medical and regulatory affairs, this academician, clinician (interventional cardiologist), and drug and device developer has accumulated valuable experience in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. His areas of extensive expertise include clinical (cardiovascular and metabolic) medicine; pharmaceutical medicine (including drug and device development and more); and research methodologies. Dr. Guptha has a track record of translating organizational strategy into effective medical affairs and clinical development internationally. And operationally, he is experienced in protocol development, outcome trials, clinical trial strategy, filing (IDE, IND, NDA, sNDA), pharmacovigilance, and medical communications. He has published extensively.

SCOTT BEASLEY

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, NASH

Scott’s experience includes project management, clinical team management, portfolio development, and training across all phases of development, including compassionate use programs. He has more than 24 years of experience in the industry, with extensive NASH/NAFLD experience in Phase II and several Phase III programs. His proven leadership and strategic protocol and operational expertise ensure successful implementation and delivery for his projects.

MONIKA ITEN, PHD

VICE PRESIDENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT, CARDIOVASCULAR

Monika Iten, PhD, is Vice President of Project Management for Cardiovascular at Worldwide Clinical Trials. With more than 18 years of industry experience in clinical operations, performance management, and marketing, she has overseen the successful execution of large-scale, global clinical trials in cardiovascular and metabolic indications. Dr. Iten’s talent for managing complex teams has had a positive impact on team performance, leading in turn to exceptional delivery of results to our customers.

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Human capital that brings clarity to complexity 

At Worldwide, we understand that our greatest strength is our personnel—our expert teams around the world that craft unparalleled design and logistics solutions for even the most challenging studies. When you start with a better CRO team, you get a better study experience for the life of your program.

Metabolic Experience

  • Common Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes Type 1/Juvenile
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Kidney Disease
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Obesity
  • Rare Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Fabry Disease
  • Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
  • Fatty Acid Biosynthesis Disorders
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Lysosomal Storage Disorder
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis
  • Niemann-Pick Disease
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Tyrosinemia

Our Dedicated Team