Symposium ‘New ethical standards in safe pediatric drug research’ in Ghent, Belgium

The SAFEPED symposium ‘New ethical standards in safe pediatric drug research’, held on the 10th of December 2015 in Ghent saw a wide variety of people from industry, academia and legislation. Topics included the challenge of drug research in children and a presentation of the state of the art regarding ethics in pediatric drug research. The follow-up panel discussion resulted in interesting and diverse viewpoints on the problems, challenges and opportunities in this complex, multidisciplinary field.