Assign Data Management and Biostatistics GmbH (Assign DMB) was founded by Dr. Anton Klingler in 2005.
After receiving his degree in mathematics at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, Dr. Anton Klingler worked as Head of Theoretical Surgery at the Medical University of Innsbruck for several years. During this time he constantly increased his knowledge in clinical research until he finally decided to take the step toward self-employment.
Based on his more than 25 years of experience, Assign DMB today has a broad range of expertise in all phases of clinical studies and is a constantly growing company.
Mag. Sabine Kaufmann is a biologist and started to work at Assign DMB in 2008.
Her tasks as a Data Manager comprised, amongst others, user, site and laboratory registration, data cleaning and user support.
Since then, she has continuously expanded her knowledge and after appropriate training she also worked as a Coding Manager in the field of Medical Coding and was as a Clinical Programmer involved in the setup of clinical databases.
As a Senior Data Manager she was the primary contact person for sponsors and other team members when coordinating and organizing various study projects.
In her current position as a Lead Data Manager, she has the overall responsibility for all Data Management projects and the entire Data Management Team.
Mag. Karin Larcher obtained a degree in nutrition science from the University of Vienna, Austria. After a couple of years experience in the field of account management, she joined Assign Data Management and Biostatistics GmbH (AssignDMB) in 2007 as a Data Manager and Coding Manager. Within a few months, she moved to the safety department and started her work as a Safety Manager with increasing responsibility in terms of several safety processes ranging from the creation of Safety Management Plans to SAE report handling as well as official reporting of safety information to regulatory agencies (including EudraVigilance reporting) and independent ethics committees and/or institutional review boards within Europe and in many countries worldwide.
Karin Larcher can meanwhile look back on more than 10 years of experience in the area of pharmacovigilance, both in clinical trials and post-marketing. Since 2012 she acts as Lead Safety Manager and is responsible for all safety related tasks within the Safety Department at Assign DMB.
Mag. Gabriele Gartner-Wölfl earned her Master Degree of Statistics at the University of Vienna. After working at the Department of Medical Statistics at the University of Vienna, she started her career in 2000 in the pharmaceutical industry in Germany at a CRO (Contract Research Operation). She further advanced her profession at a large, international pharmaceutical company where she was responsible for statistical analysis, and headed the department of data management.
Upon relocating to Austria in 2006, she worked at a biotechnology company. Her main focus, in all the companies which she worked at, was delivering pristine quality outcome. Gabriele shifted to Quality Management in 2010 and started to work at Assign DMB as Quality Manager.
Since September 2017, Gabriele heads the Department of Quality Management at Assign DMB.
Sylvia Strigl has been working together with Dr. Anton Klingler at the Medical University of Innsbruck in the Theoretical Surgery Department as the office manager.
When Dr. Klingler established Assign Data Management and Biostatistics GmbH in 2005, she supported him as the Office and Finance Manager.
Since 2017, as the Head of Office and Finance Management, she supervises the overall finance division and office management. Additionally, she oversees the personnel management.
Dr. Julian Larcher-Senn has assumed the position of biostatistician at Assign DMB since 2014. Prior to this, he earned his doctorate degree (PhD) at the University of Innsbruck, Austria during his occupation in the mathematical department. His overall expertise ranges from statistical study design, analysis plans, statistical programming and report writing.
Since 2016, Julian is Senior Biostatistician and oversees all statistical activities. The quality control of statistical activities and the development of standard operating procedures, along with overall improvement, are the framework of his responsibilities.
Julian works on clinical studies of all phases and for a variety of indications: from the planning phase to production of analysis and report. To further enhance his knowledge in his field, he regularly attends conferences and training courses on statistical study design, statistical analysis and programming.
Dipl.-Biol. Harald Goldner began in 2007 at Assign DMB as Data Manager after receiving his diploma in biology from the University of Mainz.
Thus far, he has comprehensively developed knowledge and skills in the field of data management, particularly in the creation of eCRFs and in other areas within Assign DMB, such as the development of SOPs and the validation of computerized systems.
Harald assumed the position as Senior Data Manager in 2010. Since then, he is responsible for the organization and management of diverse clinical studies (Phases I –IV) and medical device investigations.
Mag. Isabel Prammer has been working at Assign Data Management and Biostatistics GmbH (Assign DMB) since 2014. After her graduate study in International Development, along with a Mathematics degree, at the University of Vienna, Austria, Isabel moved to Innsbruck and received a Data Manager position at Assign DMB.
During her time at Assign DMB, she furthered her expertise in Data Management, particularly in building clinical databases and coherently in medical coding.
Since early 2016, Isabel has been a Senior Data Manager who oversees several clinical studies.
Since 2005, Dipl.-Ing. Michael Praxmarer, with the Degree of Engineer, has been working at Assign Data Management and Biostatistics GmbH (Assign DMB).
After his graduation with a diploma in mathematics at the University Innsbruck, Austria, Michael assumed the position as a Data Manager at Assign DMB. In the span of more than ten years in clinical research, he has not only been a Data Manager, but also a Data Programmer and a Biostatistician for clinical studies. During these years, Michael has acquired extensive knowledge in the field of data management and in all analyzable phases of clinical studies.
Presently, as Senior Data Manager, Michael oversees the satisfaction of our long-established clients and further supports the continuous development of data management at Assign DMB.
After graduating in molecular biology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, Mag. Franziska Gobber began to work at an international pharmaceutical company. During her perennial employment she was able to gain valuable experience in the field of GMP, which is comparable to GCP in many respects.
In 2016 Franziska joined the department of pharmacovigilance at Assign Data Management and Biostatistics GmbH (Assign DMB) as Safety Manager. In this position she continuously expanded her knowledge in the area of safety management.
Since 2017 she oversees several clinical studies as Senior Safety Manager and is responsible for SAE reporting as well as preparing and updating study relevant documents.
Dr. Sabine Riedl has been working in the department of Pharmacovigilance at Assign Data Management and Biostatistics GmbH (Assign DMB) since 2011.
After her medical studies at the University of Medicine in Innsbruck, Austria, Sabine began her career as a Data Manager and Safety Manager at Assign DMB. She is competent in the area of data management and has proficient experience in Pharmacovigilance within clinical data.
Sabine is presently a Senior Safety Manager who supervises the compilation and update of relevant clinical study documents; she also supports the team when medical questions arise. Additionally, as Coding Manager, Sabine codes the relevant data from requests of sponsors and for statistical analysis.