The EACPT is delighted to announce a Special Award for services to the EACPT for Professor Michael Orme. Michael Orme was the first honorary secretary of EACPT from 1995-2003, chairman of the Education Sub-committee from 1997 to 2003, and chairman of EACPT from 2003-2007, remaining on the Executive Committee as past chairman until 2011.
In these roles Michael Orme brought his interests in European and global efforts of clinical pharmacology as a medical speciality devoted to the rational use of drugs, to growing EACPT into a major international organisation representing all clinical pharmacology societies in Europe.
The Special Award will be presented to Michael Orme at the 11th EACPT Congress in Geneva 28th - 31st August 2013.
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The EACPT is delighted to announce that the 2013 EACPT Scientific Award goes to Dr David Devos from the Department of Medical Pharmacology at the Université Lille Nord de France. The EACPT Scientific Award is for the report by Dr Devos of a new approach to treating Parkinson's disease.
The paper, for which Dr Devos was corresponding author, was published in the July 2012 issue of the high impact international journal - Lancet Neurology, entitled:
'Methylphenidate for gait hypokinesia and freezing in patients with Parkinson's disease undergoing subthalamic stimulation: a multicentre, parallel, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.'
The prize, which includes a 2000 € award, will be presented to Dr Devos at the 11th EACPT Congress in Geneva 28th - 31st August 2013.
Please arrange for the link for further information on the Award to be posted on your national society website and forwarded to others who may be interested.
EACPT Lifetime Achievement Awards announced for Professor Sir Michael Rawlins and Professor Carlo Patrono
We are delighted to announce that the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award of the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics will go jointly to Professor Sir Michael Rawlins and to Professor Carlo Patrono, for their outstanding contributions to the national and international benefits of clinical pharmacology for medicine, health care and patient safety.
These Awards, including the EACPT silver medal, will be presented during the 11th EACPT Congress in Geneva, 28th - 31st August 2013.
Dear EACPT Summer School participant,
On behalf of the EACPT we are pleased to announce that the EACPT will be offering a limited number of travel grants of 500 EUR each to support your participation in this important event. The short application form can be found on the next page.
The scholarships will be selected by the EACPT Executive Board and offered to those individuals who have submitted an abstract and a short curriculum vitae. Applicants from outside the UK will be given preference because the British Pharmacological Society is running a similar bursary scheme for its members.
If you wish to apply, please fill the form carefully and send it to Mrs Jan Usher (Usher@cardiff.ac.uk) by e-mail before April 7, 2013. This information should be provided with a brief curriculum vitae (max 2 pages). The application for an EACPT Scholarship should be submitted in parallel to the established abstract submission process set up by the local meeting organisers. Application for a EACPT scholarship can also be made by authors who had already submitted an abstract before this announcement.
The successful applicants will be informed by the EACPT secretary two weeks before the deadline of the early bird registration on May 19, 2013 and will receive the scholarships directly at the meeting.
Attached you will also find a final programme and flyer for the EACPT Summer School in Edinburgh. Also attached an invitation to the meeting which contains links to the programme, abstract submission, registration, the flyer, and bursary provision from BPS and EACPT.
The BPS is organizing the EACPT Summer School 2013 in Edinburgh from 4-6 July 2013 at the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh.
The programme will consist of presentations on all aspects of clinical pharmacology by invited expert speakers, workshops, poster presentations, free communications and social events. There will be a strong interactive element and the opportunity for delegates to network with the speakers.
Bursaries will be available.
Event flyer - Please feel free to pass this information on.
Further information will be available in due course from the BPS website.
If you have any questions or would like to register your interest, please do not hesitate to contact the BPS office.
With best wishes,
Professor David Webb