Clinical trial meeting

Pre-BMUC focus group meeting

FRIDAY 13 March

Pre-meeting Clinical trials (focus group meeting): for colleagues interested in developing/collaborating in academic trials, from 14:00 till 16:00.

Location: Amarante meeting room at Dolce La Hulpe (BMUC itself takes place in the Redwood meeting room)

13:30 – 14:00

Registration clinical trial meeting

Amarante meeting room, Dolce La Hulpe

14:00 – 14:20

Introduction

Piet Ost

Short introduction and the proposed concept of a ‘clinical trials’ subcommittee because of

  1. the great untapped potential of patients in Belgium and
  2. the greater need for multidisciplinary and multi-centric research if we really want to make a difference for our patients.

14:20 – 15:00

Presentation of running or soon to start investigator-initiated trials in Belgium

All presentations are most welcome, please inform BMUC beforehand and bring your presentation (5-10 slides) on USB.

15:00 – 16:00

Round table on possible BMUC ‘clinical trials’ subcommittee

Open and transparent discussion on the form of what a future collaboration could take, ranging from a simple 1-hour ‘clinical trials’ session at each yearly BMUC, highlighting the different open protocols to a full GETUG-like set-up with regular meetings to discuss, draft and fund collaborative trials. It is important to note that the BMUC statutes allow it to act as sponsor of trials.

16:00

Closure