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PharmaCog team holds annual review

Friday 11 May 2012

On 11 May, the PharmaCog project team held a successful annual review in Brussels. The review was attended by over 20 team members and IMI staff and was chaired by Dr. Elisabetta Vaudano, Principal Scientific Manager of the project. She welcomed the participants and introduced the three reviewers:

  1. Dr. Jim Hagan, CEO, Global Medical Excellence Cluster (GMEC), King's College London
  2. Dr. Adam Vas, Professor of Medicine, Szeged University, Hungary
  3. Prof Guido Storchi, Neurologist, Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milano

The reviewers followed presentations from all ten Work Packages, interspersed with Q&A sessions and discussion periods. Dr. Jill Richardson, EFPIA Coordinator, highlighted the progress made in both the pre-clinical and clinical groups. She also pointed out some of the challenges and difficulties of managing this large project. Finally, Prof Régis Bordet, the new Academic Coordinator, presented the next steps to be taken. This included the current year and also the remaining lifetime of the project, which will run until 2015.