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Clinical Trials Conference Update

LOCATION CHANGE for "Clinical Trials: New Challenges and Opportunities"

All are invited to the 2011 National Library of Medicine/Friends of the National Library of Medicine Conference "Clinical Trials: New Challenges and Opportunities." 

The conference will be held June 6-7, 2011. A keynote address and evening activities will be held in downtown Washington June 6, followed by a full day of presentations and panel discussions June 7 at the Lister Hill Center Auditorium (Building 38A) on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Md.  (Please note new location of June 7 session.)

NLM, part of the National Institutes of Health, is co-sponsoring the event as part of its 175th anniversary celebrations. NIH Director Francis Collins is among more than a dozen speakers representing government, industry, academia, and patient advocacy groups.  Conference topics include: 

  • Clinical Trials Response to Public Health Needs
  • The Role of the NIH
  • The Role of the FDA
  • Moving Towards Transparency in Clinical Trials
  • Partnering with Participants in Clinical Trials
  • How to Do Clinical Trials Better
  • Deciding Which Clinical Trials to Do
  • Using Clinical Trials to Improve Patient Care

For more details on the conference program and registration fees, please go to the Friends of the National Library of Medicine Web site,

Co-Sponsored by:
The National Library of Medicine:
Friends of the National Library of Medicine:
American Association for the Advancement of Science: