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Ethical Committees Coordination Centre

National coordination centre of local ethics committees for clinical trials concerning medicinal products for human use and and medical devices

The National Coordination Centre of Local Ethics Committees for clinical trials on medicinal products for human use and medical devices, provided for by Art. 2 of Law 11 January 2018, no. 3, is established at AIFA and its composition is governed by the Decree of the Minister of Health of 19 April 2018.

With an aim to guarantee homogeneity of procedures and compliance with the deadlines, the Centre coordinates, directs and monitors the evaluation activities of the ethical aspects relating to clinical trials on medicinal products for human use and medical devices delegated to the local ethics committees.

The Decree of the Minister of Health dated 27/05/2021 provided for the reconstitution of the Centre Coordinates.

Appointed members:

  • Maria Luisa Moro
  • Giuseppe Remuzzi
  • Maria Platter
  • Tommasina Iorno
  • Angelo Ricci
  • Giovanni Barosi
  • Paolo Bruzzi
  • Mario Guerrieri
  • Agostino Migone De Amicis
  • Renzo Pegoraro
  • Carlo Maria Petrini
  • Patrizia Popoli
  • Franco Rossi
  • Antonella Eliana Sorgente
  • Gianni Tognoni

Ex-officio members: 

  • The President of the National Bioethics Committee
  • The President of the National Committee for Biosafety, Biotechnology and Life Sciences
  • The President of the National Institute of Health (ISS).

The meetings are attended by AIFA Director General, who ensures the coordination of the secretarial functions of the Centre.

The settlement meeting was held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Related documents

Agendas of the Coordination Centre of Ethics Committees

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