At the 11th EACPT Congress in Geneva, EACPT Vice-Chairman Professor Tabassome Simon from Paris discussed results on inflammatory mediators and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes, based on data from the French FAST-MI Registry.
In a podcast discussion with EACPT Secretary Donald Singer, Tabassome Simon discusses– the origins and significance of the FAST-MI French Registry of patients with acute coronary syndromes
– the contribution of Clinical Pharmacology to the success of FAST-MI
– the strengths of including non-cardiological drugs in FAST-MI
– the strengths of bio-banking serological and genetic samples in FAST-MI
1. Listen to the podcast with Tabassome Simon about the origins and importance of the FAST-MI Registry.
2. Listen to Tabassome Simon discussing the role of Clinical Pharmacology in FAST-MI Registry. Download transcript
|FAST-MI collaborator Ziad Mallat with EACPT Vice-Chair Tabassome Simon and EACPT Secretary Donald Singer|
Around 600 young and senior pharmacologists and other delegates from 5 continents were in Geneva at the end of August, for the 11th biennial Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT).
|Paddle steamer by Hôtel de la Paix, Geneva|
The Geneva Congress brought together a wide range of international delegates, including health professionals, clinical and life scientists, policy makers, professionals from the biotechnology and pharmaceutical communities and others interested in the spectrum from basic to clinical pharmacology and pharmacotherapy, and from drug discovery to regulatory affairs. For the Geneva Congress, there were 101 invited speakers from 21 countries – 15 from the European region and a further 6 countries internationally, from the USA, Canada, New Zealand, China, Benin and India. Around 300 abstracts from 57 countries from all 5 continents were presented as oral and poster communications.
Future EACPT Congresses and Summer Schools
2014 – 11th EACPT Summer School – Nijmegen: 5-8 July
2015 – 12th EACPT Congress – Madrid
2017 – 13th EACPT Congress – Prague
2019 – 14th EACPT Congress – Stockholm