Drs. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Carolyn Clancy, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and more than 35 speakers from public and private sectors, are convening October 19 - 20, 2010, for ECRI Institute's 17th Annual Conference, Comparative Effectiveness and Personalised Medicine: An Essential Interface.
The conference is being held on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S. This meeting, free with advance registration, explores two critical streams of scientific inquiry - comparative effectiveness and personalised medicine - in order to better align evidence, infrastructure, and database needs, to highlight research challenges, and to address many aspects about regulatory, ethical, and societal factors affecting both fields. The conference is organised by ECRI Institute in cooperation with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), two central federal research bodies in the field of comparative effectiveness and personalised medicine.
Further information on: www.ecri.org