Monday 2nd July

11.00 – Arrival and registration

11.30 – Welcome – Teresinha Evangelista and Annemieke Aartsma-Rus

11.45 – Brief round of introduction

12.15 – Lunch

Session 1: Translational lifecycle

13.00 – Overview of bench to bedside research – Annemieke Aartsma-Rus

14.00 – Tools of the trade for preclinical research – Volker Straub or Annemieke Aartsma-Rus

15.30 – Tea/coffee break

16.00 – How the regulatory system works – tbc

17.00 – When to move to clinical trial: mock TACT review session – Moderated by Volker Straub, Annemieke Aartsma-Rus and Teresinha Evangelista

18.30 – End of day

supported by the

EU Commission

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