Research Team

The YOLARX team includes 10 professionals with training in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacovigilance, biostatistics, pharmacy, software engineering and business management. Collectively, members and affiliates of YOLARX have published over 125 publications in high ranking peer reviewed journals and over 150 presentations in scientific conferences.

As consultants and contract researchers to the pharmaceutical industry, we are experienced with the processes, requirements, and constraints of industry-sponsored research. We have been involved in the design, execution, statistical analysis, and publication of observational studies, retrospective chart review, database mapping, risk management plans and real world investigations as well as systematic reviews (incl. meta-analysis) for major pharmaceutical companies. This exposure to industry-sponsored research has trained us in being efficient and in delivering high quality work within the very short timelines frequently imposed by these clients.

 

Genaro Castillon, MD, MSc Medical Advisor (based in Canada)

Our medical advisor acts as a medical resource to YOLARX. As well as providing medical expertise in the areas of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance, the medical advisor is involved in protocol development and discussions with investigators.

  • Biography

    Dr. Genaro Castillon is a trained physician who has obtain his medical degree at the Universidad Latinoamericana in Mexico in 2008 and has completed a Master of Science in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance at the Université de Montreal in 2017.  His experience as practicing physician includes clinical examination, paraclinical and patient monitoring, clinical diagnosis in collaboration with different parties, case assessment and clinical record management.

Aurore Bergamasco, PharmD, MSc Research Director (based in France)

Our research director leads projects in the areas of pharmacoepidemiology and therapeutic risk management and collaborates in real-world investigations. She develops study protocols for our numerous research projects and writes and collaborates on peer-reviewed articles.

  • Biography

    Dr. Bergamasco is a Research Director for YOLARX Consultants and is leading the Paris office.  She has obtained a Master of Science in Pharmacoepidemiology from the Université de Montréal and is also practicing pharmacist in France.

Anne-Marie Castilloux, MSc Senior Biostatistician (based in Canada)

Our senior biostatistician is responsible for methodological and statistical aspects of our research projects, including statistical analysis plan writing, and data analysis using claims databases and field studies.

  • Biography

    Ms. Castilloux is a mathematician with a Master of Science in Biostatistics.  She has over 15 years of experience in the analysis of real-world data.  She has worked in several pharmaceutical drug companies in the US and Europe, as well as in academic centers. She has conducted several real-world investigation projects in a variety of therapeutic areas and countries. She is managing a team of statisticians at YOLARX.

Mareva Faure, MSc Research Associate (based in Canada)

Our research associate assists our research director with projects in the areas of pharmacoepidemiology and therapeutic risk management and collaborates in real-world investigations. She develops study protocols for our numerous research projects and writes and collaborates on peer-reviewed articles.

  • Biography

    Ms. Faure is a Research Associate for YOLARX Consultants and based in Canada.  She has a Master of Science in Pharmacoepidemiology at the Université de Montreal in 2017 and received several awards during her master program highlighting her academic excellence.

Teigna Arredondo Bisonó, MSc Biostatistician (based in France)

Ms. Arredondo Bisonó has obtained a Master of Science in Statistics from the Institut de Statistique de l’Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France and is specialized in biostatistics.  She is responsible for the development of statistical analysis plans, statistical analyses as well as the conduct of quality controls throughout  projects involving real-world investigations.