Marco Viceconti presents Avicenna at ‘BMES-FDA 2015 Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference: Innovations in Modelling and Simulation’

Professor Viceconti was featured as a keynote speaker at the BMES-FDA 2015 Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference: Innovations in Modelling and Simulation, held in Washington DC May 18-20. The keynote presentation was a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness for the Avicenna Roadmap, and the importance of in silico medicine in general, to an audience of engaged biomedical […]

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Event 5 Agenda Finalised

The agenda for Avicenna Event 5, to be held in Barcelona on the 4th-5th June has been finalised, with speakers and speech titles confirmed as follows: You can find more information and the full instructions for attendance of the event on the Event 5 page. And if you haven’t signed up for the event yet, it’s […]

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Uni of Sheffield and Teaching Hospital celebrate International Clinical Trials Day with a free event.

To celebrate International Clinical Trials Day on the 20th May, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are putting on an event to showcase how they conduct vital medical research to help to improve lives. The event will include: – Talk and discussion with cardiology experts and patients who have been […]

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Re-Engineering Clinical Trials: A Biopharma Summit on Capitol Hill

ICON plc, a global provider of drug and development solutions and services for the pharma, biotech and medical device industries, announced the release of its new book ‘Re-engineering Clinical Trials: Best Practices for Streamlining Drug Development’ on Monday (13/4/15). In this book, ICON and industry leaders have asked and answered some critical questions about the […]

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in silico Clinical Trials in action

SimOmics, a spin-off company from the University of York, is developing in silico Clinical Trials software to inform decisions on trial design and predict long-term effects of drugs and healthcare products in a bid to eliminate the need for animal and patient trials, enabling manufacturers to focus on products most likely to succeed. Initially funded through standard research council […]

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£6m collaborative R&D fund for the development and application of non-animal technologies in the UK

Innovate UK, the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), BBSRC, EPSRC and MRC aim to support projects that will improve the discovery (early stages when active substances and their potential uses are identified) of new human and veterinary medicines, agrochemicals and chemicals and their assurance for effectiveness and […]

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Roadmap Writing Well Underway

The ultimate aim of the Avicenna project is to create a research and technological development Roadmap for in silico Clinical Trials, and the writing of the final version is well underway. Around 500 experts with a wide range of expertise, from Regulatory specialists to Virtual Product Development engineers, have been invited to contribute to the […]

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MIDC Clinical Trial Innovation and Reform Workshop

The Medical Device and Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is the first public-private partnership (PPP) focused exclusively on the strategic needs of the medical device industry. MDIC is designed to create a collaborative environment where the industry, nonprofit organizations, and government can work together to advance pre-competitive medical device research so that the medical device community can […]

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