Tutorial 16: Understanding Translational Medicine: Benefits and Innovative Approaches
Mar 4 2013 9:00AM - Mar 4 2013 12:30PM | RAI Center
1078 GZ Amsterdam
In recent past, translational medicine has gained significant importance due to its promising role for accelerating Research and Development in academia and industry. Translational Medicine has great potential to enhance the health care and better patient care starting from prevention, diagnosis, and drug/device developments for clinical disorders. However, clinician/scientists critically trained in translational research are few and more programs to foster their development are required. This tutorial will provide an overview of the translational medicine field including definitions and concepts, potential benefits as well as global initiatives and programmes. This tutorial will help the professionals working at various positions in Pharma, Biotech, Medical Device industries and Academia to better understand translational medicine.
Who Should Attend
- Medical Affairs Persons
- Medical Directors
- Medical Advisors
- Clinical Investigators
- Clinical Research Associates
- Clinical Trial Leaders and Managers
- Clinician Research Physicians
At the conclusion of this tutorial, attendees will be able to:
- Describe translational medicine definitions, concepts and potential benefits in industry and academia.
- Describe global translational medicine situations