Caoimhe Vallely-Gilroy

Director, Head of Clinical Trials Biosample Management, Merck KGaA

Caoimhe is currently the Global Head of Clinical Trial Biosample Management at Merck KGaA, leading a team of biosample operational experts in the feasibility and execution of biosampling strategy in clinical trials, across all trial phases and indications.

Caoimhe Vallely-Gilroy has a particular interest in the complexities of trials with companion diagnostic components, education of patients and ethics committees on the need for optional biosampling for future research, and has previously worked in a variety of clin ops roles across several companies including Roche, Novartis, Actelion and Fisher.