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WEBINAR: Beyond PubMed

Additional approaches and sources for cost-effective literature monitoring


7 April 2020 at 2.00 pm





WEBINAR: Beyond PubMed

PubMed (National Library of Medicine) represents by far the first information source when it comes to medicine related information.
It has recently added also a new interface and other feature that make it even more useful.
Sometimes, however, especially for Pharmacovigilance purposes, it is not considered sufficient.
Therefore, in many cases it would be appropriate to extend literature monitoring activities with low-cost or free additional sources.

- PubMed and Medline: a brief presentation
- New/useful PubMed features that facilitate work
- Additional free sources
  • PubMed Central
  • Core
  • CrossRef
- Case examples
- APIs and automated searches
- Machine-aided classification, summarization and analysis

Webinar language: English
Marco Anelli
Marco Anelli Head of Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance Advisory Practice - PLG (Product Life Group)

Marco Anelli has been appointed in January 2016 “Head of Pharmacovigilance and Medical Affairs Advisory Services” at PLG. As “Deputy Chief Scientific Officer” of PLG, Marco coordinates all delivery and research projects (internal and on behalf of clients) linked to Big Data, Knowledge Management, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Previously, Marco was R&D Director at Keypharma, an Italy-based ProductLife Group company, where was responsible for the coordination of all clinical and preclinical aspects of projects run internally and on behalf of clients. Drawing on a career in the pharmaceutical industry that spans 25 years, Marco provides expert oversight on a wide range of R&D and Medical Affairs related activities. Marco has participated in and coordinated all stages of drug development – from formulation to Phase I-IV and pharmacovigilance. In addition, Marco is a qualified QPPV and has prepared and overseen more than 200 non-clinical and clinical overviews and summaries. Before joining Keypharma and PLG, Marco was Medical Affairs Director at Eurand. In the last few years, he has extensively worked in the fields of pharmacoeconomics and health technology assessment.
He has a medical degree from the University of Milan, specializations in Medical Statistics and Clinical Pharmacology from the University of Pavia and an international master’s degree in health economics and pharmacoeconomics from the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, along with formal training in Data Science (Johns Hopkins University) and a Professional Certificate on Applied AI from IBM.

Scientific Documentation Specialists, Medical Affairs Managers and Officers, Pharmacovigilance Specialists.

Webinar - Lecture, case hystory and Q&A session

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Webinar online: 7 April 2020 at 2.00 pm

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Ordinary: € 180,00 *

Freelance – Academy – Public Administration: € 144,00 *

*For Italian companies: + 22% VAT

The fee includes: webinar participation, teaching materials and certificate of attendance, that will be sent by e-mail post webinar.

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Course Price

180.00 €

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Monday, April 6, 2020

180.00 €

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1,5 hours

Course Type

Limited number of participants

You will receive

Certificate of attendance

At the end of the training, you will be able to

  • PubMed searches can be made more effective by applying the appropriate features

  • Search strategies can be expanded by adding new sources at zero or at a very low cost

  • Machine-based technologies can and will be applied to this domain, increasing the cost effectiveness of the search and analysis process

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The fee includes: tuition, teaching materials, lunches and coffee breaks, organizational office assistance, attendance certificate. Early Bird discount not applicable to Freelance – Academy – Public Administration fee.
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The fee includes: tuition, teaching materials, organizational office assistance, attendance certificate. Early Bird discount not applicable to Freelance – Academy – Public Administration fee. For further information please contact:  e-mail:  telephone: +39 (0)35.515684

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