In a world where there is often significant risk-aversion to the sharing of patient data, there has been increasing interest in the topic of synthetic data (sometimes called simulated data) to make research possible in a safe, secure way. In essence, synthetic data is designed to look closely like the real data it represents, but is completely fictitious.
The Simulacrum is one example of synthetic data in real use. It is a database of artificial patient-like cancer data, which is being used by researchers with no danger of breaching patient confidentiality.
At our interactive Education session, you will have the opportunity to hear from Paul Berg, Head of Real World Solutions at IQVIA, and Julia Levy, Principal for Oncology Real World Evidence. Paul and Julia have been active users of the Simulacrum for some years, and will describe how the Simulacrum has been used, by whom, and for what benefit. The session will be about real, actual, practical uses, not just the theory….!