Donato Bonifazi

Donato Bonifazi

Dr. Donato Bonifazi is an economist specialised in European Project Management and a certified Project Manager. He is the Chief Executive Officer at CVBF, a non-profit research consortium with 20 years’ experience in clinical research, based in Italy and Albania.

He has been Trial Leader of two EU-funded Projects (DEferiprone Evaluation in Paediatrics and GAbapentin for Paediatric Pain, both funded within the FP7-Health), each involving more than 20 clinical centers from European and Mediterranean countries, and WP3 Leader within PedCRIN (Paediatric Clinical Research Infrastructure Network), dedicated to the development of tools to facilitate paediatric clinical trials.

He is Coordinator of EPTRI (European Paediatric Translational Research Infrastructure) aimed to create the framework for a new Research Infrastructure (RI) intended to enhance technology-driven paediatric research in drug discovery and early development phases to be translated into clinical research and paediatric use of medicines.

He is the task 6.6 leader in the conect4children (c4c) - COllaborative Network for European Clinical Trials For Children project, aimed to define, establish and implement specific short courses, dedicated to trainers, monitoring teams, ethic committees and hospital administrative personnel involved in clinical trials management and organization.

He is between the founders of INCiPiT, the Italian Network for paediatric clinical trials, and of the first two YPAGs (Young Persons Advisory Groups) in Italy (KIDS Bari) and Albania (Tirana).

He is member of the Paediatric Working Group and Chairman of the Events & training Working Group of the EUCROF (European Clinical Research Organizations Federation) and member of the Coordinating Group at the Enpr-EMA (the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency) representing the TEDDY European Network of Excellence for Paediatric Research.

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