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Dr. Hjalmar Lagast

Vice President Clinical and Medical Affairs

Solvay S.A

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Solvay S.A

rue de Ransbeek 310

Brussels, 1120

Belgium

Company Description

Solvay Specialty Polymers manufactures over 1500 products across 35 brands of high-performance polymers - fluoropolymers, fluoroelastomers, fluorinated fluids, semi-aromatic polyamides, sulfone polymers, aromatic ultra-high performance polymers, highbarri ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs

Abbott Laboratories company

Vice President Clinical Development

NPS Pharmaceuticals , Inc.

Affiliations

Founder
OnPoint Clinical Consulting LLC

Deputy To Chief Medical Officer, Vice President of Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs and Member of Pharmaceutical Management
Abbott Products Inc

Education

Diploma of Doctor in Medicine

Université Libre de Bruxelles

M.D.

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Dr. Hjalmar Lagast is a drug development consultant and founder of OnPoint Clinical Consulting, LLC, based in Bridgewater, NJ. He has decades of experience and has worked with and represented some of the most renowned names in health and medicine.
As VP Clinical Development at NPS Pharmaceuticals, now Shire Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Lagast completed and analyzed the results of the pivotal trial "REPLACE", which is the largest placebo-controlled study in the treatment of chronic hypoparathyroidism. He was also in charge of setting up and running the open label extension studies following REPLACE, which took place in the USA and in Hungary. In parallel to the clinical program, he worked collaboratively with the Market Access team on the epidemiology of the disease and on the patient perceptions of their disease through an innovative website questionnaire.
NPS Pharmaceuticals He led the team for the submission of the Biologics License Application to the FDA and the Marketing Authorization Application to the EMA and oversaw the multiple components of these applications. He took personal responsibility for the writing of the clinical overview section and clinical study reports. He drove the team for preparation to the Advisory Committee meeting, participated in the review of the briefing book, presented at the meeting and answered questions. Similarly, he prepared for the expert group meeting organized by the Committee for Human Medicinal Products (EMA), presented the results of new analyses and answered the questions raised by regulatory authorities during the review and at the meeting.
For both NPS products, Natpara and Gattex, he initiated the Medical Affairs activities. He led the setup, the organization, the training of the Medical Science Liaison group as well as the publication strategy for these compounds and the drafting of the abstracts, manuscripts, posters etc. He is an author of 5 manuscripts and 39 accepted abstracts on Natpara and hypoparathyroidism.
Solvay Pharma From 2007 to 2010, in his role of Sr. VP Global Clinical Operations he had responsibility for the organization and the execution of all clinical trials for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, now Abbott/Abbvie. He was instrumental in making the Quintiles-Solvay Alliance work and as a result, drove down by 50% the duration of clinical trials. Besides this operational role, he was also a member of the Strategic and Scientific Review Committee that approved the synopsis, the protocol, the study report for each study from Phase I to IV and the submission documents for every compound from 2005 to 2010.
In his prior role of VP US Clinical Development, he had responsibility for the development projects in the following therapeutic areas: gasteroenterology, central nervous system, women's health and men's health, cardiovascular and flu vaccines.
He led all the teams and facets of US Medical Affairs for a similar range of therapeutic areas, while launching/re-launching a number of compounds on the US market.
While working for Solvay Pharma Canada in Toronto, he held several positions in Scientific Affairs and Commercial Operations.
Institut Jules Bordet Prior to joining the industry, he had worked several years in hospitals in Belgium and in Switzerland (Hôpital Cantonal de Genève) while completing his specialization in Internal Medicine with a practice centered on Infectious Diseases and Oncology. He participated as a co-investigator in several trials of innovative antibiotics in patients with these severe infections.
He obtained his Diploma of Doctor in Medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. HUG
He is comfortable interacting in multicultural teams and speaks several languages.
He volunteers at Camp Kudzu, in Georgia, that allows kids with diabetes to spend a few days having fun and learning about diabetes.
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Dr. Lagast is a drug development consultant available to work with your team. Contact him today at (908) 432-9620.


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Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., Named Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, and Deputy to the Chief Medical Officer for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. June 08, 2001 Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. introduces Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical operations and medical affairs and deputy to the chief medical officer.


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Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., Named Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, and Deputy to the Chief Medical Officer for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. June 08, 2001 Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. introduces Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical operations and medical affairs and deputy to the chief medical officer.


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Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., Named Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, and Deputy to the Chief Medical Officer for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. June 08, 2001 Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. introduces Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical operations and medical affairs and deputy to the chief medical officer.


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Such problems appeared in only "a small portion of the patients in our clinical trials," says Dr. Hjalmar Lagast, a vice president for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, which makes Marinol.He notes that the drug comes in three strengths, allowing doctors to pick the right dose.

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