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Clinical pharmacologists training session

In collaboration with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency we are holding a two day training session for clinical pharmacologists.

03–04 May 2018

Abstracts deadline:

Registration deadline: 18 Apr 2018

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  • Overview
  • Venue
In collaboration with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency we are holding a two day training session for clinical pharmacologists. 

Day one

10-11am: Registration and refreshments
11am: Welcome
11.05am: Introduction: Overview of the work of MHRA
11.35am: Clinial trials applications, Dr Kirsty Wydenbach
12.05pm: Jenny Martin
12.35pm: Non-clinical information for clinical trials and marketing authorisation application, David Jones
1.05pm: lunch
2pm: CTA workshop, Dr Kirsty Wydenbach
2.45pm: Feedbac from workshop
3pm: Discussion and Q&A in clinical trials
3.10pm: Coffee break
3.30pm: Licensing of medicines – an overview, Sui Ping Lam, Director of Licensing Division, MHRA
4pm: Quality matters, Sue Harris
4.30pm: Establishing efficacy - Statistical considerations in clinical trial design, Dr Khadija Rantell
5pm: Benefit: risk assessment – data to support a marketing authorisation application, clinical aspects of the assessment of efficacy and safety, Dr Dan O’Connor
5.30pm: Discussion and Q&A in licensing medicines

Day two

8.45am-9.15am: Registration
9.15am: Medicines for paediatric patients, Dr Eleni Gaki
9.40am: Workshop on topics related to new medicines
10.25am: Feedback from workshop
10.40am: Coffee break
11am: Monitoring safety of medicines: why, who and how, Dr June Raine, Director of VRMM Division, MHRA
11.15am: Triggers for safety concerns, Helena Bird
11.30am: Analysing safety data and investigating signals, Stephanie Dellicour
11.50am: Bringing the data together: managing risk; EU co-ordination, Dr June Raine, Director of VRMM Division, MHRA
12.10pm: Communicating changes in benefit and risk balance, Dr Julie Williams
12.50pm: Discussion and Q&A in licensing medicines
1pm: Lunch
2pm: Workshop on new safety information
2.30pm: Feedback from workshop
2.45pm: Herbal Medicines: What do clinical pharmacologists need to know about herbal medicines, Sue Harris
3.15pm: Devices: key issues and future strategies
3.45pm: closing remarks, Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, Chair MHRA

Register your place now by emailing Lisa Hevey.
Address: MHRA, 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SZ

Victoria Station (Underground and National Rail)

Victoria Station is on the District, Circle, and Victoria underground lines as well as a terminus for Southern and other National Rail services from the South East. To get to 151 BPR leave the Underground at the exit that leads into Victoria Railway Station. Once in the main concourse of the Railway Station, follow signs to Victoria Place (this is to the right and up an escalator as you face the main train departures board). Take the escalator up to Victoria Place and walk past the shops with Sainsbury’s on the left at the end of the mall. Exit through the glass doors and cross Eccleston Bridge road at the traffic lights. Go up a ramp onto Colonnade Walk set above the pavement. The entrance to the 151 BPR office building is the second set of glass doors on your left, just after Fountain Square.

Terminus Place Bus Stop (outside Victoria Station)

Enter the main concourse of Victoria station and follow directions above as for the Underground and National Rail. Alternatively walk to the top of Terminus Place and turn left onto BPR. Walk down BPR for approx 100m, cross Eccleston Bridge at the traffic lights and go up a ramp into a colonnade set above the pavement. The entrance to the 151 BPR office building is the second set of glass doors on your left, just after Fountain Square. 

Buses converge on Victoria from all directions across London.  Popular routes may be from the following locations:
Vauxhall – 2, 36, 185, 436
Waterloo – 211, 507 (via Millbank)
Clapham Junction – 170
Liverpool Street – 11
Kings Cross, St Pancras International and Euston – 73
Paddington – 36, 436
Marylebone – 2
Charing Cross – 11, 24
Shepherds Bush via Kensington and Sloane Square – C1
Shepherds Bush via Notting Hill – 148
Skipton House for DH (Elephant and Castle) – C10
Richmond House for DH (Whitehall) – 11, 24

A taxi rank is also situated outside Victoria Station in Terminus Place.

Victoria Coach Station

A large number of coach companies operate out of Victoria Coach Station, including National Express. The address is 164 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9TP.  Turn left out of 151 BPR and the coach station is over the road on the corner of BPR and Elizabeth Street.  There is a National Express ticket office at 7 Colonnade Walk by the office.

For further information on all of the above see the Transport for London website at www.tfl.gov.uk