On behalf of the local organizing committee it is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 20th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations, to be held May 18th to 22nd, in Stuttgart, capital of the Southwestern state of Germany, Baden-Württemberg. Learn more about the event here.
The EMA has launched a campaign advising on the black triangle appearing in the patient leaflet of some medicinal products. For further informations please visit the link:
Professor Gonzalo Calvo Rojas was elected as Co-Chair of the EMA Health Care Professional Working Party (HCP-WP)
The EACPT is proud to announce that its Chairman, Professor Gonzalo Calvo Rojas was elected as Co-Chair of the EMA Health Care Professional Working Party (HCP-WP). For further informations please visit the link below:
We are also proud to announce that Professor Simon Maxwell, co-chair of the EACPT Educational Subcommittee became observer to the HCP-WP into the European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCPeP). EACPT thinks that these nominations will increase the visibility and influence of clinical pharmacology on the European regulatory level.
There is a presentation about the summary of activities of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI1) and the future plans for IMI2.
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.