October 21, 2011 (8:30 am to 5:00 pm)
Office of the Director, NICHD; National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), NIH
Natcher Conference Center (Building 45), NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, Maryland
This meeting gathers national leaders in pediatric therapeutic development and includes a keynote address by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Associate Commissioner for Product Development Stephen Spielberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Jointly sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Consortium Child Health Oversight Committee and the NICHD, the meeting features presentations and panel discussions on:
- The ethical and regulatory framework of pediatric research
- Informatics challenges with the management of pediatric trial data
- Considerations unique to multisite pediatric trials
Additional speakers and attendees will include clinical research consultants and representatives from the NIH, the FDA, academic health centers, pharmaceutical and medical device firms, and contract research organizations.
For more information
If you have logistical questions, please contact Ashley Harris at (301) 838-3853 or CTSA_ChildHealth@ctsaweb.org. Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Mary Purucker (see below), or the Federal Relay at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least five days in advance of the event.
Dr. Steve Hirschfeld, Office of the Director, NICHD
Tel: (301) 496-0044
Dr. Mary Purucker, NCRR
Tel: (301) 435-0741