WHO WE ARE
AzadMedica (incorporated in 2019)is a Canadian Contract Research Organization (CRO) providing professional and technical consultancy in Pharma, Medical Devices, and Health-Tech applications and research projects. We are advocating for democratizing digital health platforms, and Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT) at local, regional, national, and global scale. We're building bridges by connecting the right people, processes, and technologies, promoting public-private-partnerships (PPP) alliance, and collaborative advocacy between industry stakeholders, and our most valuable clients, our patients (The Public). Our vision is creating and fostering a "Research & Innovation HUB", a center of excellence in digital health technology for our region, bringing the innovation closer to home!
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We provide broad-based professional, and technical support to our clients in Pharma, Med-Tech, and A.I. sectors; Basic Research (R&D), Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Translational Research, Clinical Trials Operations, Research Site Management, Legal and Contract, Grant applications, Finance & Budgeting, Ethical Considerations, Regulatory and Compliance, Applied Research, Human-Centered Data Science , and Quality Improvement projects and initiatives.
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Strategic Collaboration & Partnerships
AzadMedica is striving to create a Regional Research & Innovation Institute for our Rural community at Grey-Bruce and beyond. We extend our hands to welcome every innovative initiative , collaboration, and strategic partnership opportunity. Together, we are stronger and can make a difference! We are advocating for quality education, and raising public awareness in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity across our region.
Driving Digital Health Technology advancement, will transform our community's overall wellbeing and will improve the economical prosperity and career opportunities, making us attractive to talent pool, and highly competitive at Regional, National, and Global scale.
Come and join our Community Alliance!
Sassan Azad, M.Sc., ACRP-CP, PMP, Sr. MSL
Sassan is a certified project manager (PMP), a Medical Affairs Professional (MSL) and a Certified Clinical Research Professional (ACRP-CP), who received his double B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Science, & Entomology & Vector Control, M.Sc. in Clinical Biochemistry, as well as certification from Clinical Epidemiology Institute, Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto (UoT).
Sassan has 25+ years of working experience starting from basic research & diagnostics> translational research > clinical research operations > and currently as CRO leadership position, building bridges between all stakeholders in research and innovation space. Sassan co-founded AzadMedica in 2019 and currently serving as company's Medical Science Liaison (MSL), Managing Partner & COO.
Sassan is a member of Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS), Med-Tech Focus Area Working Group (FAWG), and MAPS Canadian Chapter.
Sassan is also a certified member (ACRP-CP) of Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and an executive member of ACRP Canadian Chapter.
Azar Azad, PhD, MLD
Azar received her medical laboratory doctorate and her Ph.D. in clinical biochemistry. She worked as Assistant Professor and director of the research laboratory in the Center of Cardiovascular Disease. She started her Post-doc training at the University of Toronto with a major focus on angiogenesis and revascularization in the cardiovascular system, evaluating molecular pathways. She accepted the role of Co-Director for the Banting and Best Diabetes Center (BBDC) Core Laboratory and joined the pathology and laboratory medicine department at Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) soon after. Azar joined the scientific staff at MSH and UofT, and as the business development officer supported the incorporation of Mount Sinai Services Inc. (MSS), a for-profit company spun out of MSH. Her leadership and unwavering dedication have been instrumental in helping MSS to grow into a successful and profitable organization. She has provided vision, strategic direction, and exceptional business development acumen. Azar led the MSS team in securing ISO 15189 certification – a first for a Canadian research lab (per IQMH). In 2015 their second company, iTP Biomedica Inc. has been incorporated. Azar was one of the cofounders and the Chief Operating Officer. Azar is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and has regulatory certifications as an auditor for medical devices and ISO. She has a track record of achieving FDA and Health Canada approval for medical devices and assay/platforms. As a serial entrepreneur, Azar started A.I. VALI Inc. in 2017, offering AI computational analysis for medical images, including endoscopy video streams and tissue Image Mass Cytometry (IMC). She joined the AzadMedica team as the Co-Founder and Managing Partner in 2019.