International Clinical Trials’ Day
27/05/2016 18:00 to 27/05/2016 20:00 (Europe/Luxembourg)
International Clinical Trials' Day
Join the Luxembourg Institute of Health and its Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Center (CIEC) to celebrate this day with a film projection of
On 27th May 2016 - from 6:00 P.M onwards
at Utopolis Cinema Belval
English OV, French Subtitles. Directed by Penny Marshall.
Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams), a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to “awaken” the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Robert De Niro co-stars as Leonard, the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. The movie tells the true story of British neurologist Oliver Sacks, who, discovered in 1969 beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa, the goldstandard treatment for Parkinson’s disease.