International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) Held in Paris on May 20th

Pictured, from left to right: Olivier Rascol (Coordinator, F-CRIN), Jacques Demotes (Director General, ECRIN), Gérard Larcher (President of the Senate), Gilles Bloch (CEO of Inserm), Vincent Diebolt (Executive Director, F-CRIN). ©Annie Gozard 2019.

ECRIN and its French scientific partner, the French Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (F-CRIN), organised a conference in Paris, France at Luxembourg Palace on May 20th, 2019 to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD).The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Patient Stratification Studies: Challenges and Opportunities’.  

ICTD 2019 brought together around 150 people, including ECRIN’s internal stakeholders and partners, and additional scientists and policymakers from France, the rest of Europe, and beyond. 

The meeting objective was to engage participants in discussion on the issues and challenges of clinical research, and in particular patient-centred research in the (academic) European clinical research context. 

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