Manolo Beelke

Manolo E Beelke


Manolo E. Beelke, MD, PhD; Senior Medical Director, Medical & Scientific Affairs – Germany
Dr. Beelke has worked overall in clinical research for almost 20 years within Clinic, Academia, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology and CRO.
His research in Neurology focused mainly on Epilepsy, Headaches, Frontotemporal Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson disease, Pain, Sleep Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis. He authored more than 35 peer-reviewed articles and reviewed more than 300 protocols for study proposals. He has chaired and spoken at numerous conferences in the field of Sleep Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis and lifecycle management.
He holds an MD (University of Genoa, Italy), a PhD in Sleep Medicine (University of Bologna, Italy).
Finally, he is member of the editorial board for the following Journals:
 Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Disorder Journal (MSDD)
 Journal of Health and Social Sciences
 International Journal of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Drugs & Devices Evidence Based Medicine Neurology Psychiatry & Psychology

Work details

Senior Medical Director

Worldwide Clinical Trials
July 2012
Medical & Scientific Affairs
• Global Lead Medical Monitor for Phase I, II and III trials on treatment of behavioral variant Frontotemporal Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple System Atrophy, Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, mixed depression, Acromegaly and Lymphorea • Regional Medical Monitor in a Post Authorisation Safety Study (PASS) for smoke cessation • Execution of SAE related medical review • Providing therapeutic and protocol-specific training to the project teams • Contributing medical and strategic input into the design of clinical development programs, study protocols, research papers, client focused white papers, etc • Supporting Business Development through participation in proposal generation, feasibility assessments, review of proposals/contracts for medical services, and attendance at meetings with sponsors • Reviewing and/or assisting in the preparation of final study reports (CSRs), or other study documentation (Protocols, ISS/ISEs etc) • Identifying, documenting and appropriately resolving out-of-scope work • Mentoring of other medical staff (nurses, junior physicians, etc) • Supporting Senior Management’s leadership of both the department and the company

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