Monday, September 24, 2012

What concerns you about the Harmonization team recommendation: Provide input to the GBC Roundtable at AAPS in Chicago

A Roundtable discussion of the most important and controversial recommendations from the Global Bioanalysis Consortium’s (GBC) 20 Harmonization Teams will be held Monday morning 8:00-10:00 AM on 15-Oct-2012 at this year’s AAPS Annual Meeting in Chicago. Drs. Binodh DeSilva and Eric Fluhler will highlight those topics that the Harmonization Teams feel need to be discussed with the scientific, quality and regulatory communities. Dr. Brian Booth (FDA) is scheduled to provide feedback. Additionally, GBC Harmonization Team Leaders and Team members, as well as Steering Committee members attending the meeting will be present and asked to present insights into the concepts and thinking that went into the proposals.

In preparation for the discussion, we’re reaching out in advance of the meeting seeking your input on the Harmonization Team recommendations and particularly those you would like to have discussed at the Roundtable. Please go to the GBC website ( to review the proposals, and then come back here to post and let us know what interests or concerns you!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Agenda 5th EBF Open Symposium

The EBF organising committee has completed the agenda for this year's Open Symposium in Barcelona. There are however a few aspects which still need to confirmed before we can publish it. You may anticipate the detailed conference program to be available on the website within about one week.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

New EBF papers on Biomarkers and DBS-microsampling

Philip Timmerman, Christian Herling, Daniela Stoellner, Birgit Jaitner, Susanne Pihl, Karen Elsby, Neil Henderson, Begona Barroso, Stephanie Fischmann, Arjen Companjen, Amanda Versteilen, Stewart Bates, Clare Kingsley, Ulrich Kunz
European Bioanalysis Forum recommendation on method establishment and bioanalysis of biomarkers in support of drug development
Bioanalysis, Aug 2012, Vol. 4, No. 15, Pages 1883-1894.

Philip Timmerman, Steve White, Zoe Cobb, Ronald de Vries, Elisabeth Thomas, Ben van Baar, Christopher Smith, Dieter Zimmer, Pascal Delrat, John Smeraglia, Silke L├╝dtke
Updates from the EBF DBS–microsampling consortium
Bioanalysis, Aug 2012, Vol. 4, No. 16, Pages 1969-1970.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

EBF Newsletter number 1 is out!

We have our the first issue of the EBF Newsletter! We will release the newsletter on a regular base to stay in touch with you and inform you about EBF activities like our conferences, publications and topic team activities in particular as well as bioanalytical news „from the globe“.