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Clinovo Release: Hands-On Trainings To Convert Clinical Data To CDISC SDTM Standards With CDISC Express

3/31/2014 5:55:32 PM

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Sunnyvale, CA. March 28, 2014. California-based Clinical Research Organization (CRO) Clinovo introduces two new training options for SAS Programmers to learn to utilize CDISC Express. CDISC Express is Clinovo’s CDISC Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) Mapping Tool, downloaded over 1,000 times at The new CDISC Express trainings have been designed to answer the needs of individuals and organizations looking to accelerate their SDTM conversion.

CDISC Express is preferred by hundreds of SAS Programmers to convert clinical data into CDISC SDTM standards. Clinovo’s eClinical System follows the latest SDTM specifications and domains, including the latest medical device domains.

"CDISC Express is the only CDISC SDTM conversion tool that maps all your clinical data in just one click."

Jiangtang Hu, SAS programmer at Sanofi-Aventis

CDISC Express Individual Training is a 1-day training. It covers CDISC SDTM standards overview, CDISC Express installation and configuration, mapping definitions and mapping file validation, as well as the creation of the Define.XML. Attendees can follow the new trainings online or in-person at Clinovo’s offices. Dates and details are listed at

CDISC Express Company Training is designed to offer life science companies a dedicated hands-on day lesson. In addition to the topics covered in the individual training, this personalized option includes CDISC Express’ most advanced functions, and companies will train on their own clinical data. This package also includes support from 7am to 7pm PST for the 6 months following the training. Details can be found on

Use of CDISC standards is proven to save up to 60% in time and cost in non-subject participation. It speeds up data-review and improves clinical data exchange, storage and archival. CDISC SDTM conversion ensures data integrity and consistency, and allows those submitting data to find out discrepancies before FDA submission. Three out of every five FDA submissions are already submitted using CDISC standards, and submission in CDISC standards will be mandatory for pharmaceutical companies in 2016.

CDISC Express is free to download at It has been downloaded over 1,000 times since its launch mid-2011 by leading fortune 500 sponsor companies, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) organization. Case studies show that CDISC Express accelerates SDTM conversion mapping by up to 4 times.

CDISC Express trainings will be led by Ale Gicqueau, President and CEO at Clinovo. Ale is the programmer behind CDISC Express, and a strong advocate of CDISC Standards.

"Clinovo is committed to improving the clinical trials process by helping expand the adoption of CDISC standards."

Ale Gicqueau, President & CEO at Clinovo

As a CDISC Gold member and Registered Solutions Provider, Clinovo is an active member of the CDISC organization, the non-profit organization that has established standards to support the acquisition, exchange, submission, and archive of clinical research data and metadata. Ale Gicqueau will speak at the CDISC Interchange Europe Conference in Paris on April 9th, 2014 on CDISC Adoption Winning Strategies for Medical Device companies.

CDISC Express is Clinovo's SAS®-based mapping tool that streamlines and automates the SDTM data conversion process. It is the solution of choice for advanced clinical SAS programmers to convert clinical data into CDISC SDTM (Study Data Tabulation Model) standards. - See more at:

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