As Senior Manager, Clinical Trials Support, Ranuka supports knowledge sharing, innovation and creative thinkers in the research community who are working to accelerate and improve clinical trial processes. She understands the importance of bringing clinical trial opportunities and emerging therapies to patients as quickly as possible. Managing programs like QuickSTART and Research Ready, she helps new and experienced members of the research community connect to share best practices and collaborate on initiatives that strengthen Ontario’s research capacity and clinical trials environment.
Ranuka has over fifteen years of experience in clinical research in the public and private sectors. She is passionate about collaborating with sponsors, researchers and patients to advance patient care through clinical trials. Her background includes expertise in the areas of study management and logistics, monitoring and regulatory compliance, as well as having served as an REB board member.
Ranuka graduated from McGill University with a Master of Science degree in Experimental Surgery.