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How Reliable is Evidence in Medicine?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Debate
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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

Prof. John IOANNIDIS

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

Chair, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina Study of Medicine, University of Athens Adjunct Faculty, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
 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
  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
1990
since 1996
since 2002
  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

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

Health Symposium

show timetable

16.08.2013

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

16.08.-19.08.2013

AUVA: Austrian Charta of Prevention Partner

17.08.2013

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

18.08.2013

14:30 - 16:00 Presentation of the Working Group Results Plenary
18:30 - 21:30 Reception hosted by PHARMIG – Association of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Industry Partner

19.08.2013

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