Ethics of Pediatric Research

University of Padova / Department of Molecular Medicines
12.05.2014 - 14.05.2014  Padova, Italy
Application Deadline:May 5th 2014
Course Content
Contents of the course include: (1) the evolution of the debate on the ethics of pediatric research; (2) research with children in a globalized world; (3) scientific justification of pediatric research; (4) methodological requirements of pediatric research; (5) the standard of minimal risk in pediatric research; (6) ethical and legal considerations on consent and assent in pediatric research; (7) guidelines on pediatric research; (8) ethical and social issues in vaccine research.
Target Audience
- Health professionals working with children; - children’s health investigators; - members of Research Ethics Committees (or IRBs); - members of Research Institutions; - government policy makers and legislators.
Local Organizer
University of Padova

Enquiries and Registration:

Detailed information on registration and payment is available at
Ms. Silvia Tusino
Child and Adolescent Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Surgery, General Medicine
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
3 Days
The course fee is: - € 600 for early registration (until March 31, 2014); - € 700 for registration after March 31, 2014 (from April 1 to May 5, 2014); - € 350 for university students and PhD candidates.
Organizer contact info
Via Gabelli 63
35121 Padova
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