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Who We Are?

Dedicated to Quick and Cost-Effective Patient Recruitment

Panacea delivers scalable services with qualified doctors to help achieve both domestically and overseas trial objectives.

Brian Murray BSc (Hons)
Director

Brian Murray is a Dublin native with a knack for business. After graduating with a bachelor’s in biochemistry, Brian set his sights on the corporate world. He quickly realized he could use his science smarts to help companies thrive. Over the years, Brian has leveraged his analytical mindset to secure senior leadership roles across communications, e-commerce, and clinical research. At each stop, he’s built businesses with evidence-based decision-making and a focus on customer satisfaction.

Now, as the founder of Panacea, Brian is excited to disrupt the patient recruitment sector and keep growth going by putting people first and technology a very close second.

Dr Stephen Lagocki MBBS BSc MSc PhD
Chief Medical Officer

“Our medical team is highly skilled in booking patients for clinic screening, and as a result, we can produce 30% more relevant trial patients than our competitors. This gives us a significant advantage in driving enrollment into your studies and saving you time and money. For instance, in March 2020, we enrolled 20 patients into a US pharmaceutical company-sponsored eczema trial within just 10.5 days, using these methods.”

Stephen has an MBBS in medicine from the University of East Anglia and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in biochemistry from the University of Plymouth. He has worked as a Principal Investigator and conducted multiple Phase 3 clinical trials in various therapeutic areas such as Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD), Respiratory disorders, Acute and Chronic Pain, Osteoporosis, Migraine, and Diabetes.

Dr Karmin Modhgil

Karmin has an MBChB degree in medicine from The University of Edinburgh. Since he graduated in 2013, he has been continuously employed in the NHS as a medical doctor. He has a very wide-ranging experience working and serving in many clinical departments. He is currently training as a family practitioner. Karmin looks forward to extending his contribution to the world of clinical studies and research in order to further drive improvements in medical knowledge and ultimately patient healing and care.

Dr Adriana Huayamave Vera

Adriana is a versatile healthcare professional with a dual focus on clinical practice and research. With a Bachelor of Medicine degree from Universidad de especialidades Espiritu Santo and ongoing studies towards a Master in Clinical Research at the University of Warwick. She possesses a unique blend of hands-on clinical expertise and rigorous research acumen. Her background includes extensive experience in various medical specialities, from bustling hospital wards to community health centres. Adriana has honed her clinical skills in diagnosing and treating various medical conditions, prioritising patient-centric care and evidence-based practice.

In parallel, her passion for advancing healthcare extends to research. She is adept at designing, implementing, and analysing clinical studies, leveraging clinical insights to inform research questions and methodologies. Adriana is committed to generating actionable insights that drive improvements in patient care and contribute to the broader body of medical knowledge.

Dr Esme O'Loughlin

Dr. O’Loughlin holds the position of Lead Doctor for Germany at Panacea Patient Recruitment. She earned her MBChB in Medicine from Keele University before beginning her clinical journey as a Junior Doctor in the West Midlands. Dr. O’Loughlin pursued the field of research at Cardiff University, where she earned a Research Masters in Education. Continuing her academic pursuits, she then served as a Clinical Tutor at the University of Birmingham.

Dr O’Loughlin is passionate about medical research and ethics and sits as an Expert Member on a HRA Ethics Committee. Transitioning from surgical training in the UK, she assumed her role within Panacea, motivated by her commitment to advancing expertise in the research industry.

Dr Emanuela Spadoni

Emanuela joined Panacea Patient Recruitment in June 2023 as medical lead for Italy. She has successfully recruited patients in Italy for an international multicentric clinical study. Our approach’s advantage is building strong relationships with patients.

Emanuela graduated with honours in Medicine and Surgery at Universita’ degli Studi di Pavia, Italy, and completed a four-year specialist training in Clinical Genetics at the same University. She also has an MPhil in Child Health from University College London. She has worked on various projects with congenital and genetic diseases, especially genomic instability syndromes and rare and complex conditions with severe neuro-behavioural phenotypes. In particular, she continues to offer counselling to families and patients affected by Smith-Magenis syndrome, having contributed to the development of clinical guidelines and the accessibility to treatment for sleep disturbances in this condition in Italy and worldwide.

Quick and Cost-Effective Patient Recruitment for Your Trials

  • 100% Digital (Cloud, VoIP, and Advertising)
  • 100% GDPR Compliant
  • Online pre-screen completed by volunteer (< 5 mins)
  • Volunteer data is imported in real-time
  • 3 Minute nurse call back time (90% contact rate)
  • 100% Pre-Screening done by nurses and doctors
  • Screens booked within 12 minutes of first note of interest
  • Fixed Cost Model

The process makes for a great patient journey and timely conversion into clinic attendance.

If you have existing studies that need help or new studies due to start, we can provide you with a live recruitment service within 24 hours. Please contact us to find out more.