Medical University Vienna

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna at the General Hospital of the City of Vienna

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The department of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at the Medical University of Vienna is the largest paediatric centre in Austria; it was founded in 1911. The head of the department is Prof. Susanne Greber-Platzer, MD, MBA. It provides all special fields of paediatrics and covers medical care, research and teaching with a multi-professional team. The department of pediatrics and adolescent medicine consists of 5 clinical divisions:

  1. Division of neonatology, paediatric intensive care medicine and neuropaediatrics
  2. Division of paediatric pulmology, allergology and endocrinology
  3. Division of paediatric nephrology and gastroenterology
  4. Division of paediatric cardiology
  5. Division of general paediatrics with particular regard to the paediatric haemato-oncology department of St. Anna children's hospital

Research is one of our core tasks at the department of pediatrics and adolescent medicine and it is organised in the form of main research topics of the respective divisions and also structured by research-core-units.

Please click here for further information: kinderklinik.meduniwien.ac.at

Due to its research topics and top performance the department of pediatrics and adolescent medicineholds a top position in the field of research in Europe. In 2012, 1438 impact points were achieved with 308 publications.

The network head office OKIDS has a close partnership with the department of pediatrics and adolescent medicine and the Co-ordination Centre for Clinical Studies of the Medical University of Vienna. In this way expertise and other required resources can efficiently be provided in order to speed up the study initiation process and the execution of academic and industrial studies. The co-operation and interconnectedness is summarised in the organisation chart of the executive department for clinical research of the Medical University of Vienna.

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Erstellt: Thajer | Freigegeben des zuständigen OELS für Forschung: Berger

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Universitätsklinik für
Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde

Währinger Gürtel 18-20
A-1090 Wien
Tel.: +43 1 40400 31880
Fax: +43 1 40400 31890

Chairman:
Univ. Prof. Dr. Susanne Greber-Platzer, MBA

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Assistant director of the executive department for clinical research:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Angelika Berger, MBA

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OKIDS Project Manager Medical University of Vienna:
Mag. Dr. Dr. Alexandra Thajer, MSc. MBA

Clinical Research Centre Vienna

The Coordination Centre for Clinical Studies of the Medical University of Vienna was founded in 2008. It supports clinical studies from the project concept to the study report. The focus of the Coordination Centre for Clinical Studies is on the non-commercial, academic area, however, studies from commercial sponsors will also be supported.

The following services are provided by the Coordination Centre for Clinical Studies - either as a complete set or as a partial combination:

  • General consulting for clinical research projects.
  • Monitoring: in case of non-commercial studies a cost-saving, risk-adapted monitoring can be provided.
  • Project management: design and co-ordination of clinical studies.
  • Regulatory affairs: submissions, reports for ethical committees and public administration.
  • Data management: production of (electronic) case report forms according to international standards (ICH-GCP, 21CFR11).
  • Medical writing: creation of study protocols and study reports according to international standards (ICH-GCP, ISO 14155).
  • Pharmacovigilance: logging, assessment, coding and report of adverse events.
  • Insurance: inexpensive blanket insurance.

The consulting of the Coordination Centre for Clinical Studies is free of charge. Work-intensive tasks, however, will be invoiced according to actual cost. Since 2011 the Co-ordination Centre for Clinical Studies is actively involved in the founding and development of the research network OKIDS. On the one hand, the Co-ordination Centre for Clinical Studies shall guarantee the OKIDS studies' compliance with regulations and laws at the Medical University of Vienna, on the other hand it shall optimise study-design and execution.

Point of contact for OKIDS projects at the Coordination Centre for Clinical Studies are Mag. Dr. Dr. Alexandra Thajer, MSc. MBA (alexandra.thajer[AT]meduniwien.ac.at)
and Christina Wittmann, BSc. (christina.wittmann[AT]meduniwien.ac.at).

Please click here for further information: kks.meduniwien.ac.at

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Währinger Straße 25a,
OG 1 1090 Wien

OKIDS Study Nurse
Medizinische Universität Wien
Christina Wittmann, BSc.

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