Career Day "Clinical Career Day"


September 23rd, 2016

DKFZ Communication Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg

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Have you ever wondered how pre-clinical findings are translated to medical practice? Would you like to know how clinical trials are executed and coordinated? What are the key jobs supporting this, and their respective functions?

We selected and exciting panel of speakers, who will debate these questions with you.

Join our event at DKFZ Connect!

Preliminary Program

8.00 Registration

9.00 Session 1: From Translational Research to Clinical Research

Prof. Klaus Kopka (DKTK) & Prof. Frederik Giesel (DKTK)

Dr. Claudia Trierweiler (NCT, Project Manager)

10.00 Coffee Break

10.30 Session 2: Pharma Perspective – CRAs & Clinical Managers

Dr.  Antonino Natoli (Quintiles, Senior CRA, Frankfurt)

Dr. Alberto Calabro (Roche, Global Compassionate Use Coordinator, Basel)

Agata Bloswick (Quintiles, Clinical Program Director, Krakow)

Dr. Sven Grösgen (Roche, Clinical Operations Study Manager, Mannheim)

11.30 – 12.50 Break (Lunch will be provided)

Dr. Sabine Brutlach (CureVac AG, Clinical Project Manager, Tübingen)

Dr. Carolin Blume (Fresenius KABI, Clinical Project Manager, Bad Homburg)

13.20 Panel Discussion with Speakers

14.00 Round Table Discussions with Speakers (Coffee Break)

14.30 Open discussions / Networking

14.50 Session 3: Drug Safety & Medical Affairs

Dr. Melanie Ruppel (Boehringer Ingelheim, Head of Global Submission Services, Ingelheim)

Dr. Jacek Hajda (KKS, Head of pharmacovigilance and scientific project manager, Heidelberg)

Dr. Nathalie Fiegler (Leo Pharma, Medical information manager, Frankfurt Area)

Dr. Sebastian Pieperhoff (AstraZeneca, Medical Science Liaison Manager, Mainz)

Dr. Olga Ucar (MediTech Media, Medical Writer, Manchester)

16.00 Round Table Discussions with Speakers (Coffee Break)

16.30 Closing Remarks - Announcements

16.45 Reception: Open discussions / Networking

This Career Day is kindly supported by:


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