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Call for abstract EPTRI Open Meeting

EPTRI (European Paediatric Translational Research Infrastructure) has announced a Call for Abstracts for the EPTRI Open Meeting that will be held on April 2-3 April 2020. EPTRI is an EU funded project coordinated by CVBF and aimed to design the framework for a new infrastructure dedicated to paediatric research that will work to accelerate a

January 22nd, 2020|

SAVE THE DATE. EJP RD: join the RE(ACT) Congress and IRDiRC Conference, 11-14 March 2020, Berlin, Germany

The BLACKSWAN Foundation and IRDiRC, the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium, will organise the RE(ACT) Congress and IRDiRC Conference 2020 – Berlin, Germany 11-14 March. This joint event will continue the RE(ACT) Congress series (6th edition) and IRDiRC Conference series (4th edition). It aims to bring together scientific leaders and experts and young scientists from

January 22nd, 2020|

EFGCP & EFPIA Lay Summary Workshop 15 January 2020, Brussels

The upcoming Clinical Trial Regulation requires the development and dissemination of Lay Summaries of clinical study results from commercial and non-commercial sponsors. However, there is no guidance for all types of sponsors on how best to handle the development process of Lay Summaries and how best to ensure reliable dissemination. To this aim, over 60

January 16th, 2020|

EJP – Internal Call for proposal – Demonstration project on existing statistical methodologies to improve RD clinical trials

In the framework of the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) the following call for proposal has been launched: “Demonstration projects on existing statistical methodologies to improve RD clinical trials”. The call aims to show the usability and capability of the innovative statistical methodologies for clinical trials in rare diseases, which have not

January 14th, 2020|

COMING SOON. DIA Europe 2020, 17th-19th March 2020, Brussels

DIA (Drug Information Association) bring together its members to collaborate on and discuss global and local challenges facing the life sciences field in an increasingly more complex and interconnected world. DIA Europe 2020 is the largest and most forward-looking neutral healthcare conference in Europe. This annual healthcare meeting reflects DIA’s strategic initiatives across several Thought

December 13th, 2019|

COMING SOON. RESTORE Momentum Workshop, 17th February 2020, Berlin

On 17th February 2020 the RESTORE Momentum Workshop will take place in Berlin and will welcome RESTORE supporters and partners. TEDDY Network is involved in RESTORE as supporter, a large-scale Research Initiative with the scope to create a consortium aimed to build a coordinated, financially strong, academia-industry partnership in order to tackle the main interdisciplinary

December 13th, 2019|

COMING SOON. EFGCP & EFPIA Workshop “Roadmap Initiative to Good Lay Summary Practices”, 15 January 2020, Bruxelles

On 15 January 2020, the EFGCP & EFPIA Workshop "Roadmap Initiative to Good Lay Summary Practices” will be held in Brussels. The upcoming Clinical Trial Regulation requires the development and dissemination of Lay Summaries of clinical study results from commercial and non-commercial sponsors. EMA has released an Expert Group Recommendation on the content of Lay

December 13th, 2019|

FDA approves voxelotor for sickle cell disease

On November 25th, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to voxelotor (Oxbryta, Global Blood Therapeutics) for adults and paediatric patients 12 years of age older with sickle cell disease (SCD). SCD is a lifelong inherited blood disorder caused by a genetic mutation in the beta-chain of haemoglobin (HbS). Mutated HbS has

December 12th, 2019|