Symposium on Quality Management for Academic Research in Preclinical Biomedicine: Burden or Boon?

Our symposium serves as a forum to discuss the challenges of quality management in a research environment that thrives on curiosity and creativity. For that event seven international researchers and specialists on this field are invited for talks and discussions.


8:45-9:00 am Arrival and Coffee

9:00-9:30 am Ulrich Dirnagl (Charité, BIH, Berlin) - The QUEST for QM in academic medicine Oliver Grewe (VW Foundation, Hannover) - Why does VW foundation fund this project

9:30-10:00 am Anton Bespalov (CEO, PAASP GmbH, Heidelberg) - QM in academic vs industrial biomedical research

10:00-10:30 am Dominik Müller (Prof. Exp.Clin.Res.Ctr., MDC Berlin) - Does Academia really need Quality Assurance?

10:30-11:00 am Hanno Würbel (Professor for Animal Welfare, Uni Bern, Switzerland) - The standardization fallacy

11:00-11:30 am Break

11:30-12:00 am Thomas Steckler (Assoc.Dir. Bioresearch Quality & Compliance, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Belgium) - Quality Assurance in non-regulated research of the pharmaceutical industry

12:00-12:30 am TBD - Quality requirement for open data in biomedicine - hindrances and emerging standards

12:30 - 1:00 pm Rebecca Davies (Assoc. Prof. and Dir. of Quality Central Program, University of Minnesota, USA) - Making the Case for Quality: Integrating Research Quality Assurance Support within Academic Research Environments.

1-00-1:30 pm General Discussion

1:30-2:00 pm Lunch and abjourn

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