Left to right: Prof. Axel R. Pries, Prof. Heyo K. Kroemer, Prof. Britta Siegmund, Prof. Georg Duda.
© BIH/Patricia Ebel
8 October 2019
The DFG Senate Commission on Key Questions in Clinical Research and the BIH Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT) joined forces to organise the symposium "Funding of Translational Research in University Medicine" in Berlin on 8 October 2019. It was attended by over 100 representatives of university medicine and medical faculties, non-university research institutions, research organisations and funding bodies, learned societies and representatives of relevant ministries.
The symposium marked the publication of "Recommendations for Funding of Translational Research in University Medicine" by the DFG Senate Commission on Key Questions in Clinical Research in September 2019. Topics of special importance for translational research in university medicine were discussed with attendees:
Translational incentives were touched upon during the subsequent panel discussion. The questions discussed included: