Theme: Biomarkers in Late Phase Clinical Trials
Following on from the success of the NCRI Early Clinical Trials Forum (ECTF) meeting in December, we are now organising the first meeting of the Late Phase Trials Forum (LPTF) which will take place on 5 July 2007 at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. The aim is to create a forum for discussion of translational research in late phase clinical trials and to foster collaboration and sharing of results and experiences. The meeting is intended to be as inclusive as possible involving not only senior investigators and industry scientists but also younger scientists, research nurses, data managers, consumers and funding bodies.
The theme for the morning session at our first meeting will be Biomarkers in Late Phase Clinical Trials. This session will predominantly consist of case studies to be presented by Principal Investigators or their designated representative. Studies that will be presented will be either a work in progress or a completed project but all will act as exemplars in which lessons can be learnt, either as clear successes or as examples of problems that can or cannot be overcome.
We are also proposing to hold a number of workshops in the afternoon parallel sessions around:
- Genomics and proteomics in sample analysis
- Bio-banking and tissue resources
- Biomarkers in development of EGFr/ErbB inhibitors
If you are interested in this meeting please take a look at the agenda.
Registration for this meeting is now closed. If you have any queries regarding the LPTF please contact Kate Loveday via email on .
The Forum is closely linked with the development of the network of Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres in the UK, which are funded by Cancer Research UK together with the Departments of Health in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.