Research Ready Mentor Spotlight: June 28, 2022

Each month, a Research Ready mentor from the Community of Practice hosts an online workshop to share best practices and highlight exceptional processes. Be sure to sign up for the June 28th Workshop to learn best practices for approaching a clinical trial agreement. And don’t forget to join the Research Ready Community of Practice for ongoing discussion after the event.

Best Practices for Approaching a Clinical Trial Agreement

Join us on June 28th with Lauren Gogo, Manager of Research Contracts at Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, for a session on clinical trial agreements. Lauren will be discussing contract basics, practical best practices, tools, and different ways to approach a contract.


Lauren Gogo, Manager of Research Contracts at Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation

Lauren Gogo is currently the Manager of Research Contracts at Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation.  She is responsible for reviewing and negotiating clinical research and innovation contracts and providing direction to a team of contract negotiators, as well as focusing on strategic and policy projects involving research.  Prior to joining HHSC, Lauren was a Contracts Officer at the University of Toronto where she negotiated industry and government agreements in the Biomedical and Life Sciences Sector.  She is well versed in negotiating intellectual property terms and worked closely with the commercialization team at U of T on agreements both pre- and post-invention.  She was also a Research Business Analyst at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and negotiated many clinical trial agreements as well as participated on the research ethics board to answer any contract-related questions.

Lauren has been a member of the board of the Canadian Association of Research Administrators for the past 3 years and has served on a number of working groups including those for Clinical Trials Ontario and the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN).

Online Workshop Details

Date: June 28, 2022

Time: 1pm to 2pm

Registration: click here

Can’t make it to the workshop? A recording will be posted on the Research Ready page shortly after.

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