2017 - Too valuable to waste: Experiments on humans and animals

FederaDag 2017 New insights and challenges
'Too valuable to waste: Experiments on humans and animals'
Friday June 16th, 2017

Organized in co-operation with ZonMw (The Dutch Organisation of Health Research & Development)
NWO (Dutch Organisation for Applied Science)



09.00 -  09.35      Registration and coffee
09.30 -  09.35      Welcome 

09.35 -  10.00      Challenges in implementation of EU directive Animal Research
                             - Susanna Louhimies, European Commission, Brussels

10.00  - 10.25      Challenges in implementation in the Netherlands
                             -  Martje Fentener van Vlissingen, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam

10.25  - 10.50      Validity of human clinical trials
                             - Jennifer de Beyer, UK Equator Centre, Oxford

Session 2             
11.10  - 11.35      Validity of animal studies for medicine
                             - Harald Schmidt, Maastricht University 

11.35 -  12.00      Reporting of human clinical trials
                             - Christopher Chambers, Cardiff University 

12.00 -  12.25      Experimental design, analysis and reporting of animal studies
                            - Nathalie Percie du Sert, NC3Rs, London

12.25  - 12.45      Lunch 

12:45  - 13:35      Poster session

Session 3 
13.35  - 14.00      Population diversity in clinical trials
                             - Olaf Dekkers, LUMC

14.00  - 14.25      Individual patient data analysis in meta-analysis
                             -  Maroeska Roovers, Radboudumc 

Session 4              
14.45 - 15:15       Federa Award + presentation by laurate
15.15 - 15.30       Presentation cahier Biowetenschap & Maatschappij: Proeven op mensen
15.30 - 15.40       Poster prize & closing of the day

15.40                   Drinks


Laan van NOI 300, The Hague, The Netherlands.


FederaDag 2017

Download Program (2 pages)



Program Committee FederaDag

John Jacobs, chair program committee        (Federa; VUmc)
Martje Fentener van Vlissingen                    (Federa; ErasmusMC)
Agnes van der Heide                                    (Federa/COREON; ErasmusMC)
Evert van Leeuwen                                       (Federa; RadboudUMC)
Erica van Oort                                              (ZonMw)
Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga                                (Federa; RadboudUMC)
Gerard Swaen                                              (Federa; Maastricht University)
Anje te Velde                                               (Federa; AMC) 

Download 'Call for posters at the FederaDag 2017'

Abstracts should be submitted to one of the following topics:

  • Regulatory challenges
  • Advances in experimental design
  • Reporting by design
  • Tomorrow's testing on trial

*Abstracts should be written in English.

Suggested composition of the abstracts: 
Short title (will be used for all correspondence): maximum 60 characters
Authors: identify presenting author, maximum 10 authors, affiliations marked in superscript (e.g.,1,2) with each author and specified in conclusion of the authors’ section.
Full title (title printed in the program): maximum 250 characters
Body text: maximum 3000 characters. Maybe divided in sections.
The body text of an abstract on original research should typically contain clearly identified sections entitled: ‘materials and methods’, ‘results’, ‘discussion and conclusions’ and some key references.
Abbreviations should be avoided or explained.
Presenting authors should be present at the FederaDag, toovaluabletowaste.com
Submit your abstract before May 1st  2017 by email: toovaluabletowaste@gmail.com

Extented dealine May 12th

PDF for call for posters




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