The EMA Inspections Office together with the Good Clinical Practice Inspectors Working Group (GCP-IWG) is seeking to identify patients and healthcare professional experts who could share their experience with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the medical field, particularly to discuss practical use cases and challenges validating AI tools.
The European Brain Research Area project – EBRA – was created as a catalyzing platform for brain
research stakeholders (researchers, clinicians, patients, governments, funders
and public institutions) to streamline and better coordinate brain research
across Europe while fostering global initiatives.… Continue Reading
Discussions during last year’s Spring Meeting and General Assembly showed that BioMed Alliance Members are affected by Plan S. Due to COVID-19, adaptation to the open access initiative within the foreseen timeline has become even more challenging for medical societies.… Continue Reading
At an online meeting organised by Alzheimer
Europe, representatives from 22 national Alzheimer’s associations from 19
European countries adopted a call to governments and national health systems to
urgently increase the infrastructure for intensive care needed for people
affected by… Continue Reading
Postponement of the application of the Medical Devices
European Commission adopted a proposal to postpone the application date of the
Medical Devices regulation by one year, to 26 May 2021. The postponement is
supposed to give authorities, manufacturers… Continue Reading
The latest revision (v3) of the Guidance on how to manage clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic was published on 28 April. This
version contains key changes based also on the feedback from different
stakeholders’ groups (patients’ organisations, academia and… Continue Reading
Since January 31st, Coronavirus has spread along all the Spanish territory; however, some regions are particularly compromised in terms of number of cases: Madrid, Catalonia, Basque Country and the two Castillian regions. The total number of confirmed cases is about to surpass Italy. We hope to be reaching the plateau of the curve, after all the implemented social distancing measures.
On October 12-15, the Italian society of neurology (SIN, Società Italiana di Neurologia) celebrated its 50th congress in Bologna. Bologna has the oldest Italian University, founded in 1088, and is the town of many outstanding Italian neuroscientists. Moreover, Bologna has been the nest of some of the major European schools in the field of epilepsy and sleep medicine.