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Centre for Paediatric Clinical Development Newsletter

View the inaugural edition of our Centre for Paediatric Clinical Development newsletter. We are delighted to bring you the most up-to-date information and insights from the dynamic world of paediatric clinical research including noteworthy studies and breakthroughs or advancements in the field, making it easy for you to stay in the loop.

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ICON’s World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day is celebrated as an international coming together to advocate for, promote, and celebrate the rights and welfare of children and create dialogue and action plans to build a better world for children. In this webinar, our speakers will explore ongoing regulatory initiatives that aim to promote diversity and inclusion within paediatric therapeutics development. 

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The RACE for Children Act

Paediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in the US. The intent of the RACE for Children Act is to get more paediatric oncology drugs in the pipeline.

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The utility and benefits of adding adolescents to an adult programme

In this webinar, ICON expert, Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer, shares insights on the utility and benefits of adding adolescents to an adult programme, challenges encountered and provides recommendations to overcome these.

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The RACE for Children Act prompts more paediatric clinical trials for oncology drug development

In this on-demand webinar, ICON expert Missy Hansen, presents on the paediatric regulatory requirements and study approaches for the development of new medicines, with a particular focus on oncology drug development.

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Reflections on paediatric assent: Have we outgrown this concept?

In this webinar, medical ethicists will discuss what investigators, ethics committees, IRBs and – ideally – sponsors can do to reverse this trend and create documents which achieve their intended purpose of allowing a child to understand their trial.

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Paediatric Risk Assessment Map

The Paediatric Risk Assessment Map is an interactive, reusable, and shareable tool that helps to identify common risks that exist in clinical trials that include paediatric patients and offers mitigation strategies for consideration.

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Paediatrics media contributions and blogs

Paediatrics services

ICON is invested in bringing safe, effective, paediatric-tested treatments to children. Explore our paediatric experience and how we can support your study from early engagement all the way to approval.

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