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Real-world evidence for regulatory decision-making, in the era of COVID-19


Jeremy Rassen

Jeremy Rassen, Sc.D.

Co-Founder, President, and Chief Science Officer, Aetion

Sebastian Schneeweiss

Sebastian Schneeweiss, M.D., Sc.D.

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital 

What you'll learn


How RWE can help fill evidence gaps in the current global environment to ensure patients receive safe and effective treatments with minimal delay.


Which data sources, methods, and processes support the generation of regulatory-grade RWE.


How external control arms derived from RWD can be used in regulatory approvals where RCTs are not ethical or feasible, e.g., in oncology and rare diseases.


Considerations for using RWD sources to address questions about COVID-19 treatment approaches.


Watch Now

Listen as Drs. Rassen and Schneeweiss discuss opportunities for RWE amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.