News

19
May

Two New Projects Successfully Authorized Within Seven Weeks Thanks to CATALIS QUEBEC’S FAST TRACK Evaluation Service

Two New Projects Successfully Authorized Within Seven Weeks Thanks to CATALIS QUEBEC’S FAST TRACK Evaluation Service   While the first-ever FAST TRACK evaluation service pilot project was successfully completed last December, CATALIS is proud to announce that two more clinical trials have now been approved in record time. The second FAST TRACK evaluation service coordinated a Phase I oncology study

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19
May

Launch of New Shared Clinical Research Tools

Launch of New Shared Clinical Research Tools CATALIS and its network of public and private partners have facilitated the implementation of new shared tools designed to optimize the launching and conducting of clinical trials in Quebec; more specifically, CATALIS has coordinated the revision of documents serving to optimize the contract negotiation process with private industry and a memo which serves to

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11
Apr

Danika Laberge Has Been Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of CATALIS Quebec

Danika Laberge Has Been Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of CATALIS Quebec   CATALIS Quebec’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Danika Laberge as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “It is with tremendous enthusiasm and confidence in her abilities that the Board of Directors has appointed Ms. Laberge to the position of

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10
Apr

Job Offer : Project Manager

We’re looking for a Project Manager who will help implement and conduct activities related to the FAST TRACK evaluation service for clinical trials in Québec. To view the job offer, click here.

16
Mar

CATALIS Quebec’s Network of Partners Now Includes 23 Quebec Health Institutions

CATALIS Quebec’s Network of Partners Now Includes 23 Quebec Health Institutions   In keeping with its new government mandate of bringing together clinical research stakeholders, CATALIS Quebec is pleased to announce that it is expanding the scope of its activities to a larger number of institutions in the province: it has added 23 public institutions from Quebec’s health and social

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16
Mar

Two New Administrators Join the CATALIS Board of Directors

Two New Administrators Join the CATALIS Board of Directors Dr. Guy A. Rouleau Dr. Guy Rouleau is Director of The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital), Chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery of McGill University, Director of the Department of Neuroscience of McGill University Health Centre, and co-founder of the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute. He was recently elected Vice-President of

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16
Mar

In recognition of Dr. Jacques Michaud and Dr. Michael Sebag for their work on the CATALIS Quebec Board of Directors

In recognition of Dr. Jacques Michaud and Dr. Michael Sebag for their work on the CATALIS Quebec Board of Directors   After three years on the CATALIS Board of Directors, Dr. Jacques Michaud is now stepping down. On behalf of the CATALIS Board of Directors, I would like to acknowledge Dr. Michaud’s professionalism and dedication, and to thank him for

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8
Feb

From Creating Operational and Structural Bases to Establishing New Services: CATALIS Québec Reached New Heights in 2021

From Creating Operational and Structural Bases to Establishing New Services: CATALIS Québec Reached New Heights in 2021   Now that 2021 has come to an end, I want to say how proud I am of CATALIS Québec’s achievements. I am impressed by our growing team’s accomplishments and the tremendous work its members did in a difficult context. We had to

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17
Dec

A First Successful Pilot Project for CATALIS’ New FAST TRACK Evaluation Service: 4 Quebec Institutions Ranked in the Top 5 of the World’s Fastest Sites

A First Successful Pilot Project for CATALIS’ New FAST TRACK Evaluation Service: 4 Quebec Institutions Ranked in the Top 5 of the World’s Fastest Sites   CATALIS is very proud to announce that the first pilot of its new FAST TRACK assessment service has successfully reduced the approval time for an industry-financed clinical trial by almost 75%.  In September 2021,

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17
Dec

Three Major Projects Mark the Start of the Patient Advisory Committee’s Operations

Three Major Projects Mark the Start of the Patient Advisory Committee’s Operations   Patient partners and 11 patient organizations representing various medical conditions are at the core of CATALIS Quebec’s new Patient Advisory Committee. This committee was mandated by CATALIS management to identify common issues and solutions that will facilitate patient engagement and increase patient participation in, and referrals to, clinical

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