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Ineffectiveness and unlikelihood of benefit: dealing with the concept of futility in medicine (2021)



Trilingual publication e/g/f

Translating academic discovery to patients' benefit: is academia ready to assume its key role? (2019)

Weighing of interests for proposed animal experiments – Guidance for applicants (2017)




lic. phil. Valérie Clerc
Secretary General
Tel. +41 31 306 92 71