Sabrina Ramkellawan started her career as a Registered Nurse with a specialty in critical care. She has 20+ years of experience in conducting clinical trials to help bring drugs and devices to market in a few environments including contract research organizations, pharmaceutical companies (Biovail and Apotex Inc) and investigator sites (medical clinics & hospitals). She was the previous Director of Operations at Biopharma Services and INC Research (now renamed Syneos Health) which is one of the top research organizations globally. Clinical research experience in Phase I to IV clinical trials and specialty areas include early phase studies, bioequivalence/bioavailability, biologics, device studies, vaccine studies, drug abuse liability studies, drug/drug interaction, and medical cannabis research.
During the last 5 years working in medical cannabis research, she has the opportunity to work with several cannabis companies to help them conduct research. In her current role as the VP of Clinical Affairs at TerrAscend, she is responsible for overseeing clinical trials to ensure it is aligned with the company’s R&D goals with respect to cannabinoid product development and strategic partnerships. She has been involved with several cannabis research studies including chronic pain, PTSD, pharmacokinetic studies, Sativex clinical trial, and a post-concussion study.