EACPT 2017 Updates from Vienna

The EACPT Executive Committee was meeting in Vienna from 10th – 11th November to plan for future activities.

Key matters for discussion include

1. Future EACPT Congresses – the next is due to be held in 2019 in Stockholm as a partnership between the EACPT and the Swedish Society for Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. The Congress will address Tomorrow’s Healthcare Challenges and will be held at the City Conference Centre – 5 minutes from Stockholm Central Station.…

The 2017 EACPT Scientific Award

The EACPT 2017 Congress was held in Prague from 24th-27th June with 566 participants from all 5 continents – 28% from beyond the European Region, from Australia to China, Japan and South Korea to the USA. The Congress included 22 sessions with Keynote Lectures on current issues for research, education and clinical practice on safe and effective use of medicines.…

First Nordic Conference on Personalized Medicine in Nyborg, Denmark

The First Nordic Conference on Personalized medicine will take place in Nyborg, Denmark on 30 May-1 June 2018.

The meeting is organized under the auspices of the Danish Society of Clinical Pharmacology, and it is supported by a Sapere Aude grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Medical Sciences.

We are happy to announce that registration is now open and registration link can be found at: http://norpm2018.com

The full program is also available on the website here.…

Global threat of antibiotic resistance

The European Medicines agency, in partnership with the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control), is holding a workshop on global challenges from antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

There are 3 major current approaches to tackling AMR:
1. reducing selection pressure on microbes to reduce the chance of their developing AMR. This needs strategies to reduce overuse of antimicrobial medicines.…

Report on the 2017 EACPT Congress in Prague

The EACPT 2017 Congress was held in Prague from 24th-27th June with 566 participants from all 5 continents – 28% from beyond the European Region, from Australia to China, Japan and South Korea to the USA. 487 abstracts were presented as 171 oral communications and 316 e-poster presentations were by delegates from the European Region and around the world.

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