We are honoured to partner with leading experts and organisations in respiratory health to advance our understanding of difficult to treat asthma. Our partners bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the ISAR initiative, helping us to improve patient outcomes and shape the future of best clinical practice in severe asthma.
OPC Global: A research organisation with 10 years of experience. OPC Global Has successfully collaborated with renowned research institutes globally contributing towards the delivery of over 48 research projects and publications. It is an contributor of OPCRD academic research and collaborations.
Co-sponsorship, Project Management and Delivery
Co-funding the initial setup of ISAR (50%)
Data standardisation, eCRF, processing, hosting and guardianship
OPRI: Real world database research organization working to improve the understanding of risk-factors for poorly-controlled disease, the effectiveness of drugs, devices and patient management strategies in real life. OPRI ultimately aims to inform healthcare professionals on how to integrate and optimize these factors to drive better disease management.
The OPC and OPRI team:
Global Research Manager
Quality and Publications Lead
Senior PA and Event Manager
AstraZeneca: A global biopharmaceutical business delivering medicines to patients through innovative science and excellence in development and commercialisation.
Co-founding the initial set up of ISAR
The AstraZeneca team:
Omnichannel Engineering Lead
Global Medical Head Respiratory Biologics
Senior Director, Epidemiology
REG: A not-for-profit investigator-led academic initiative comprising of over 420 respiratory/allergy experts globally collaborating on independent, academic real-life and comparative effectiveness research in respiratory medicine.
Forum for discussion (REG Summit, Severe Asthma & Biomarkers Working Group)
Anonymized Data & Ethics Protocol Transparency (ADEPT) committee
The REG Team:
G Walter Canonica
CEO and Supporter Liaison
Independent Governing Bodies
- Participating country representatives (country lead, data manager, etc.)
- Research ethical oversight (operational for the past five years)
- Senior researchers with clinical, epidemiological and/or database expertise
Respiratory Effectiveness Group (REG)
- Academic partner
- International severe asthma experts
ISAR Steering Committee
- Severe asthma renowned researchers from 30 countries and 4 AZ members