Lecture Series Biomedical Research: from discovery to patients – Prof Rejko Krüger, Anne Weidert, Sandrine Lavallé

As part of its new lecture series ‘Biomedical Research: from discovery to patients’, the LIH is organising a lecture on the topic ‘Reseachers, clinicians, companies, pateints associations: connecting medical science people to achieve effective clinical trials’. The lecture takes place on Friday, 27 April 2018.

This lecture is divided into two parts:

Part A will focus on the topic ‘From genes to therapy – emerging concepts for precision medicine in Parkinson’s disease’. Speaker is FNR PEARL Chair Prof Rejko Krüger, Professor for Neuroscience at the University of Luxembourg; Head, Clinical and Experimental Neuroscience, Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), University of Luxembourg & Competence Center for Movement Disorders, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Part B will focus on the topic ‘EUPATI & Patient involvement: here we are, where we want to be in the future’. Speakers are Anne Weidert (a EUPATI trainee following the EUPATI
Training course to be a patient expert in Medicines R&D) and Sandrine Lavallé (scientific collaborator at the Department of Public Health (LIH) and Luxembourg EUPATI representative).

This lecture series is supported by the FNR via the KITS project ‘Accelerate innovation and value CreaTiOn from Research projects‘.

Time and location

Friday, 27 April 2018

Lecture: 11.00 – 12.30

Meet & Eat*: 12:30 – 13:30 (lunch provided) (*registration mandatory)

House of Biohealth, Conference room

29 rue Henri Koch, Esch/Alzette L-4354

View the abstract for this lecture

About the lecture series

‘Biomedical Research: from discovery to patients’ is a LIH new lecture series, coordinated by Research Knowledge Transfer Office (KITS/ACTOR project) and supported by the FNR. It will focus on the actors and majors challenges of biomedical research and innovation through testimonials of Researchers-entrepreneurs.
The series is divided in two main parts:

  • ‘Research results at the center of the therapeutic revolution’ (A) and;
  • ‘Define, mature and realize your applied research projects: valorization tools’ (B)
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