SYMPOSIUM

The symposium is suitable for all researchers within the field of experimental animal studies and clinicians who have an interest in translational medicine. You can be new within a research area as well as experienced within your own research field. You will obtain the valuable information concerning how to move forward performing SR’s and benefit from a fruitful debate amongst leading groups within this area of science. In addition the symposium will be very relevant for members of the national committee and animal welfare bodies.

The following scientific groups will participate in the symposium:

  • CAMARADES
  • SYRCLE

November 17th 2015

9.30 REGISTRATION OPENS

10.00-10.15 WELCOME

10.15-11.00 KEYNOTE LECTURE (CAMARADES)
Systematic reviews of animal studies: past, present and future
Malcolm Macleod (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

11.00-11.30 COFFEE/TEA BREAK

11.30-12.00 LECTURE (SYRCLE)
Improving animal based research: from 3R to SRs
Judith van Luijk (Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands)

12.00-12.30 LECTURE (SYRCLE)
Added value of systematic reviews of animal studies - examples
Kim Wever (Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands)

12.30-13.30 LUNCH

13.30-14.00 LECTURE (CAMARADES)
Systematic reviews: principles, methods and reporting standards
Hanna Vesterinen (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

14.00-14.30 LECTURE (SYRCLE)
Ease the process of conducting Systematic Reviews of animal studies
Carlijn Hooijmans (Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands)

14.30-15.00 COFFEE/TEA BREAK

15.00-16.00 ABSTRACT SESSION (Submitted abstracts)

15.00-15.15

15.15-15.30

15.30-15.45

15.45-16.00

16.00 LEG STRETCHING BREAK

16.15-16.45 LECTURE 
Protocol registration and PROSPERO
Alison Booth (Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD))

16.45-17.45 REFRESHMENTS