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GREAT SPEAKERS AT THE EACPT VIRTUAL MEETING
28-29 JUNE 2021

Dear Colleagues, the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics has developed an exciting program: Experience keynotes from Prof. Sir Munir Pirmohamed: “CPT looking towards the future “ Prof. Gianluca Trifirò: “Using big data networks for post marketing surveillance of drugs” Dr. Hans-Georg Eichler: “Looking back on 15 years of ever changing drug regulations ” Interesting sessions about Pharmacovigilance COVID drug repurposing Precision medicine COVID Vaccines – certainties & uncertainties … Read more

15th Eacpt Congress postponed

15th Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Athens, Greece, postponed to 2022

Dear Colleagues, we regretfully inform you that, together with the local organizing committee, we have madethe decision to postpone the EACPT Biennial Congress in Athens to June 2022.Travelling from European or non-European countries to Greece this coming June is still veryuncertain, and the financial risks of cancelling the meeting at the last minute are too high for our association.We have made the choice not to transform the Athens congress into … Read more

6th PharmTox Summit

6th German Pharm-Tox Summit – Digital meeting 01-03 March 2021

The 6th German Pharm-Tox-Summit will be conducted as a digital meeting from March 1 to 3 2021. It is hosted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Experimentelle und klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie e.V. and the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Angewandte Humanpharmakologie (AGAH). Language: EnglishArea of Expertise: Toxicology, Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Clinical chemistry For more information please visit the website at www.gpts-kongress.de Prof. Dr. Gunther Hartmann      Prof. Dr. Alexander PfeiferChairmen of the 6th German Pharm-Tox Summit

REDUCING BUREAUCRACY IN CLINICAL TRIALS: NOW IS THE TIME!

EACPT joins Coalition of European Medical Societies calling for urgent action to reduce bureaucracy in Clinical Trials EACPT has joined forces with the European Hematology Association (EHA) and other medical societies and patients advocates  across disciplines in a coalition calling for urgent action to make clinical trials less bureaucratic and more patient-centered, efficient and cheaper. The joint statement, published on Friday 25th, explains that excessive administrative demands lead to rising costs and … Read more

Upcoming Meetings of EACPT

​​​​​​The European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT) is happy to announce the locations for the next EACPT meetings in the upcoming years: 15th Congress of EACPT, Athens, 2021 16th Congress of EACPT, Rotherdam, 2023 17th Congress of EACPT, Helsinki, 2025

Professor Folke Sjöqvist peacefully passed away on March 30th, 2020

Folke Sjöqvist died peacefully on March 30th, after a period of illness. He is survived by his wife Margareta, four children with families, friends, collaborators and colleagues in Sweden and worldwide. Folke was born in 1933 and became licensed MD in 1959. He defended his thesis on choli-nergic transmission in the autonomic nervous system in 1962 at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. He was a guest researcher in the US … Read more

EACPT statement on drugs and worsening of COVID-19

Fake and misleading information on drugs and worsening of COVID-19 infection is circulating throughout social media. The novel Coronavirus is able to infect lung through ACE2 protein. It has been supposed that some drugs are able to cause overexpression of this protein: ACE-inhibitors, thiazolidinediones and ibuprofen. However, to date there are no clinical data related to this association nor are there data suggesting an association between ACE-inhibitors and increased risk … Read more