4th EpiCom Workshop

Feb 14, 2018
Target audience 
Physicians, Surgeons, Paediatricians, IBD nurses
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ECCO Membership
Regular/Y-ECCO/IBD Nurse Membership 2018 - register/renew now!
Registration fee
EUR 80 (half price for Y-ECCO and IBD Nurse Members) - incl. 20% Austrian VAT
Note: Please register in advance, no onsite registration possible (registration deadline: January 31, 2018). The number of participants is limited. Registration will be on a first come, first served basis.
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Preliminary programme

4th EpiCom Workshop

(as of October 2017)

  • 13:30-13:40 1: Welcome and introduction
    Ebbe Langholz, Copenhagen, Denmark
    13:40-15:40 Session 1: Basic principles phamacoepidemiology
    Laurent Beaugerie, Paris, France

    Ebbe Langholz, Copenhagen, Denmark
                            13:40-14:00 2: An introduction to pharmacoepidemiology
    Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet, Vandeouvre-les-Nancy, France
    14:00-14:20 3: Real world data
    Jonas Halfvarson, Örebro, Sweden
    14:20-14:40 4: The role of pharmacoepidemiology in regulatory agencies
    14:40-15:10 5: Central threats to the validity
    Marieke Pierik, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    15:10-15:30 6: Propensity scores and other approaches to overcome potential biases
    Julien Kirchgesner, Paris, France
      15:30-15:40 Q&A Session
    15:40-16:00 Coffee break  
    16:00-17:00 Session 2: Pharmacoepidemiology and IBD
    Marieke Pierik, Maastricht, The Netherlands

    Naila Arebi, London, United Kingdom
    16:00-16:20 7: Pharmacoepidemiology of distinct populations: a focus on ageing and ethnic populations
    Naila Arebi, London, United Kingdom
    16:20-16:50 8: Pharmacoepidemiological studies on IBD using national registries. Examples from France
    Laurent Beaugerie, Paris, France
      16:50-17:00 Q&A Session
    17:00 Closure & Farewell
    Ebbe Langholz, Copenhagen, Denmark