10, March an international meeting of the General Assembly of the European Organization for Research Ethics Committees (EUREC) took place in the Netherlands. The conference brought together existing members and leading experts in the field of ethical review. The issues of the organization and new opportunities for cooperation with the project "Human Brain» (Human Brain project (HPB), in vitro diagnostic medical devices, the ethical review of clinical data, the systems of research ethics committees in Europe were discussed. Professor, MD V. Popov represented a System of Research Ethics Committees in the Russian Federation.

Presentation of the program and the forum is available here.

Association of EUREC was established to promote continuous cooperation between national networks of Research Ethics Committees, and thus improve the quality of the protection of persons participating in biomedical and medical researches across Europe. EUREC promotes EURECNET (www.eurecnet.org) in support of the project for financing for research and development under the 7th basic program of the European Commission.