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How do we make clinical trials more kid-friendly?

In c4c, we are thrilled to share the recent article from the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) on how to make clinical trials more kid-friendly. This article highlights the importance of involving children and young people in the design and development of clinical trials, and includes first-hand experience from Joana Claverol, a member of the c4c PPI cross-cutting…

New course coming soon – Involving children and young patients and families’ in designing clinical research

Following the successful launch of the GCP training earlier this year, c4c will shortly be launching a new online course – Involving children and young patients and families’ in designing clinical research. This course is available to principle investigators and Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) liaisons in National Hubs, to support the inclusion of children…

‘RUN TO KICK’ – 29 September 2019 in Brussels

‘RUN TO KICK’ is a fundraising initiative promoted by the Belgian Charity ‘KickCancer’. Taking place on 29th of September in Brussels, RUN TO KICK is an informal charity family race, without any time recording. Children and adolescents with cancer are an important topic for IMI. An IMI team is supporting this initiative and has chosen…

c4c pool of expert patients: get involved!

c4c (conect4children) is a large collaborative European network that aims to facilitate the development of new drugs and other therapies for the entire paediatric population. In this sense, the voices of children, young people and their families are a pivotal part of the innovative approach of c4c project. It places patients at the centre and will assign them an…

c4c at 32nd ECNP Congress

The c4c consortium works to create the infrastructures, processes and relationships that will allow the network to optimize the delivery of clinical trials in children and adolescents concerning all conditions – including psychiatric disorders. At the 32nd ECNP Congress on 7th-10th September 2019, the European Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Network (ECAPN), an initiative of…