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How Reliable is Evidence in Medicine?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Debate
in englischer Sprache

Is evidence-based medicine (EBM) more valid than clinical experience? What are the limitations of scientific evidence? How can gaps between clinical research and practice be closed?

C.F. Rehnborg Professor in Disease Prevention and Director, Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford
Professor, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna; Scientific Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Chair

Prof. John IOANNIDIS

C.F. Rehnborg Professor in Disease Prevention and Director, Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford

 C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention at Stanford University, Stanford
 Professor of Medicine and Director of the Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford
1999-2003 Chair, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina
1990 Study of Medicine, University of Athens
  Doctorate in Biopathology
  Specialisation in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Harvard University and Tufts University, NIH - National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
since 1996 Adjunct Faculty, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
since 2002 Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
since 2008 Leader, Genetics/Genomics Component of CTSI - Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute and CGEM - Center for Genetic Epidemiology and Modeling, Tufts Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston
  Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston
  Visiting Professor of Epidemiology and Bio Statistics, Imperial College, London

Dr. Giulio SUPERTI-FURGA

Professor, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna; Scientific Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

1987-1991 Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Zurich
1991-1993 Postdoctoral fellow, EMBO and EU Postdoc EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
1993-2004 Staff Scientist, Team Leader; EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
1997-2000 Guest Professor, Molecular Biology, University of Bologna
2000-2005 Founder and Scientific Director, Cellzome AG and Inc., Heidelberg and Cambridge
2005-2014 Guest Professor, Molecular Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna
since 2005 Director, CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
since 2015 Professor, Medical Systems Biology, Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna
since 2017 Member, Scientific Council of the European Research Council, Brussels

Health Symposium

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16.08.2013

11:00 - 11:15OpeningPlenary
11:15 - 12:30Fair Society, Healthy LivesPlenary
13:00 - 14:30How Reliable is Evidence in Medicine?Plenary
15:00 - 16:00Indroduction to the Main Topics of the Working GroupsPlenary

16.08.-19.08.2013

AUVA: Austrian Charta of PreventionPartner

17.08.2013

03:00 - 06:00Sunrise Hike with Peter HabelerSocial
07:30 - 11:00Working Group 01: Creating Knowledge: Which Freedoms Should Clinical Research Have?Breakout
07:30 - 11:00Working Group 02: Sharing Knowledge: Communication in MedicineBreakout
07:30 - 11:00Working Group 03: Applying Knowledge: Who Is to Take Decisions? Who Is to Set Priorities?Breakout
07:30 - 11:00Working Group 04: Implementing Knowledge: What is the Value of Health?Breakout
11:30 - 13:00BILLA: Who Makes the Decision on Health at the Supermarket?Partner
14:00 - 16:30Reception on the HillSocial
18:00 - 19:30Lüder Wohlenberg “Spontaneous Recovery”Plenary
19:30 - 21:00Student Lounge hosted by PHARMIG – Association of the Austrian Pharmaceutical IndustrySocial

18.08.2013

14:30 - 16:00Presentation of the Working Group ResultsPlenary
18:30 - 21:30Reception hosted by PHARMIG – Association of the Austrian Pharmaceutical IndustryPartner

19.08.2013

07:00 - 08:30Putting Evidence into Policy Practice – Learning from the BestPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Responsibility for Setting the Agenda for Health Care PolicyPlenary
10:30 - 10:45Closing RemarksPlenary
14:30 - 18:30FOPI: The Future of the Healthcare Reform 2013 – 2018. Requirements for a Successful ImplementationPartner