Orphanet (www.orpha.net) is a unique resource, gathering and improving knowledge on rare diseases so as to improve the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with rare diseases.

To mark its 20th anniversary, the Orphanet website is undergoing a complete makeover, starting with the look and feel of the site.

 

E-Rare associates with Blackswan Foundation to co-organize 4th International Congress on Reaserch of Rare and Orphan Diseases - RE(ACT) 2018.

The congress will take place from 7-10 of March 2018 in Bologna, Italy.

 

European Medicines Agency has published the final guidance document for applicants to Horizon 2020 topic “New therapies for rare diseases” on the EMA website. Find more information HERE

PedCRIN call for multinational clinical studies in children and neonates

PedCRIN call for multinational clinical studies in children and neonates

ECRIN has launched a call for pilot clinical studies to receive trial management support from the Paediatric Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (PedCRIN) project. The goal is to support the multinational extension of paediatric studies on medicinal products having already secured funding in the coordinating country. The 18 member countries of the PedCRIN consortium are eligible to apply.

Children are still an understudied patient population. Clinical studies are needed to generate evidence supporting medical practice in children and neonates, and international cooperation is critical to obtain rapid and robust results optimizing healthcare strategies. However, conducting multinational paediatric clinical studies requires adequate infrastructure. The PedCRIN project is funded by the European Commission to upgrade the ECRIN infrastructure, through the development of a paediatric module.

The present call for application is intended to select, based on scientific excellence and evidence for feasibility, multi-national investigator-initiated paediatric or neonatal interventional clinical studies on medicinal products. The funding of the study should be already secured in the coordinating country, including the study coordination tasks (study design, protocol development, statistical plan and analysis, data management, safety management, general coordination). The PedCRIN funding will therefore be used to support study management tasks in countries other than the coordinating country3, enabling multinational patient recruitment.

Deadline for application: 2nd May 2017

For more information, see the call page

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