Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) is a systemic autoimmune disease (AID) characterised by lymphocyte infiltration of salivary and lacrimal glands that leads to progressive xerostomia and xerophtalmia. Fatigue and limb pain are also common symptoms.
ECRIN will hold a training session for auditors involved in its Data Management (DM) Centre Certification programme on 10 April 2019 in Paris.
As part of its Data Management (DM) Centre Certification programme, ECRIN is organising a joint training session with CDISC on 11 April 2019 in Paris.
As part of its Data Management Centre Certification programme, ECRIN led audits of two non-commercial Japanese data centres in the fall of 2018. This was a pilot for the extension of the programme beyond Europe. The aims were to:
An article related to ECRIN's work has recently been published in BMJ Open entitled "Sharing individual participant data from clinical studies: a cross-sectional online survey among Italian patient and citizen groups".
The ERIC-Forum kick-off meeting is taking place from January 31st to February 1st, 2019 in Amsterdam.
The project is set up by all existing ERICs and consortia that have at least submitted their Stage-1 application to implement the objectives of the call.
ECRIN's Norvegian national partner, Norwegian Clinical Research Infrastructure (NorCRIN), shares some of its latest news below.
Here is some of the latest news from ECRIN's Swiss national partner, the Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation (SCTO).
ECRIN has contributed to recently published articles on data protection and data sharing:
The European Clinical Research Alliance on Infectious Diseases (ECRAID) Business Plan, or ECRAID-Plan, held its kick-off meeting from 16 to 17 January in Brussels, Belgium.
ECRIN is participating in the kick-off meeting of the “SYNergies for Cohorts in Health: integrating the Role of all Stakeholders” (SYNCHROS) project in Barcelona, Spain.
The TRANSVAC2 Consortium has set up training modules at leading European centers that can be combined to create customised international courses on vaccine R&D. Two rounds of tailored training courses are planned.
A new study, led by researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Copenhagen, has been launched to identify the risks and benefits of sugar replacements in the diet.
European Medicines Agency (EMA) Press release 19/12/2018
Ireland officially joined ECRIN as a Member Country in December 2018.
"PCN Santé" is organising a webinar on December 10th at 10am (CET) on the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP-RD), which was recently funded by the European Commission.
ECRIN hosted a staff exchange as part of the RItrain project from 22 to 23 November 2018 in Paris.
Partner News: CORBEL webinar "BBMRI-ERIC Quality Management Services for basic and applied research on human specimens"
Increasing demand and the use of high-quality samples, data and services place biobanks at the centre of basic and applied research.
ECRIN participated in the “2018 KoNECT-MFDS International Conference” in Seoul, Korea, from October 31st to November 2nd.
Rome, Italy, 31 October, 2018.
The International Consortium for Personalised Medicine, ICPerMed, publishes today the pre-announcement of their second “BEST PRACTICE IN PERSONALISED MEDICINE" RECOGNITION 2019.