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Posted 10 April 2012 | By Alexander Gaffney, RAC
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) held a two-day workshop in March 2012 on the use of medicines in older persons.
The workshop saw 34 presentations covering a wide range of perspectives on the subject, including EMA's geriatric strategy, conducting clinical trials, pharmacovigilance, ensuring safety and efficacy of medicines through modeling and more.
Those presentations may be found in the links below.
European Medicines Agency workshop on medicines for older people
European Medicines Agency workshop on medicines for older people - Invitation for expressions of interest
Programme - European Medicines Agency workshop: Ensuring safe and effective medicines for an ageing population
Presentation - EMA Geriatric medicines strategy, Francesca Cerreta
Presentation - Healthy ageing and medicines the patients perspective of ageing, Barbro Westerholm
Presentation - The industrys views on geriatric medicines, Jean-Pierre Lehner
Presentation - ICH E7 requirements and how they are translated in practice, Kristina Dunder
Presentation - Elderly patients and clinical trials, Bertil Jonsson
Presentation - Can PK and modelling help?, Terry Shepard
Presentation - Modelling and simulation to support evaluation of safety and efficacy of drugs in older patients, Eva Bredberg
Presentation - How to get better data on medicines post licensing, Thomas MacDonald
Presentation - Endpoints and their relevance to older people: cancer and palliative care and work of EORTC, Ulrich Wedding
Presentation - Endpoints and indications for the older population, William Evans
Presentation - Frailty: Challenges and possible solutions, Niccolo Marchionni
Presentation - The cluster medicine approach, Alessandra Marengoni
Presentation - The industrys views on "older" old patients, Susanna Del Signore and Philippe Guillet
Presentation - Increasing enrolment in clinical trials and the PREDICT study, Antonio Cherubini
Presentation - Efficacy and effectiveness models, Graziano Onder
Presentation - Proposal for guidance on medical research for and with older people in Europe, Florian Von Raison
Presentation - Practical proposals on recruitment improvement: R&D approach and focus on possible bottleneck issues, Brigitte Stemper
Presentation - Medication Errors & STOPP/START criteria, Denis O'Mahony
Presentation - Predictors of outcome and renal clearance, Ulf Bergman
Presentation - Pharmacovigilance and the elderly, Dolores Montero
Presentation - EudraVigilance and signal detection, Georgy Genov
Presentation - Industry perspective, Michael Richardson
Presentation - Pharmacovigilance in the elderly: Conclusions, Peter Arlett
Presentation - Formulations, packaging and medication practices considerations, Michael J. Theodorakis and Adalsteinn Gudmundsson
Presentation - Industry perspective on formulation and packaging considerations, Ronald Ogilvie
Presentation - What do we need to consider to ensure medication adherence of older adults, Sven Stegemann
Presentation - Providing information to the older population - Understanding the needs of older people, Jean-Pierre Baeyens
Presentation - A NCA analysis of approval documents, Paul Jansen
Presentation - How can SmPC and EPAR information contribute to the safe and effective use of medicines in older population?, Laurent Brassart
Presentation - Package leaflet initiatives, Alexios Skarlatos
Presentation - Providing information to the older population, an industry perspective, Lisette Vromans
Presentation - Conclusions, Tomas Salmonson, June Raine
Tags: Older, Workship, Elderly, Geriatric, Latest News, medicines, clinical trials
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