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Access to Research involving Children an Intensive Workshop

Kath Peacock - GAP Unit Administrator

Monday, 10 February 2014 from 12:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

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"Children and young people are being denied the right to benefit from (clinical) research.
There is a mistaken and outdated notion that they need to be protected from (clinical) research, but the reality is that children are being harmed by not being included.
 
The importance of children taking part in clinical research cannot be underestimated.
Children are not small adults; the medicines and treatments children receive need to be trialled and shown to be effective in them, and not simply assumed to be from the results of research in adults.
 
Some colleagues at UCL will have projects where children
could be involved but don’t have the expertise to engage these children. Indeed these projects may be outside of biomedicine. At this forum you will have chance to get free advice from an experienced researcher and his senior team members free to you as a UCL researcher.

Time table;

12.30 - 12.40 -  Introduction to session by professor Graham Hart (Dean of Faculty of Population Health sciences) 

12:40 - 13.05 -  Research involving pre-adolescent children- why/when/how key concepts

13:05 -13.30 - Bench to bedside project an example- Dr Lewis & Griffin and Dr Alastair Sutcliffe

13:30 - 13.50 - Unique conditions that affect children ­the Role of Contact-a family

13:50 - 14.10 -  break and coffee

14:10 - 1500 - sub division for sand pit activities (each proposal to have a child research family orientated advisor/expert at their table to give focussed advice ­from Dr Sutcliffe¹s team)

15:00 - 16.00 - Legal aspects regarding consent- Sophie Pownall LlB Trust Legal Officer GOSH

Do you have questions about Access to Research involving Children an Intensive Workshop? Contact Kath Peacock - GAP Unit Administrator

When & Where


The Levinsky Room, Institue of Child Health
30 Guilford St
WC1N 1EH
United Kingdom

Monday, 10 February 2014 from 12:30 to 16:00 (GMT)


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Kath Peacock - GAP Unit Administrator

Event being arranged by the General & Adolescent Paediatric Unit, based within the Institue of Child Health at UCL.

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