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Friday, 13 May 2016

Update from Prague on the EACPT

The EACPT Executive Committee have met in Prague from 13th - 14th May to plan for
Charles Bridge - Prague

its future activities.

These include:
  1. A joint EACPT session with EPHAR in Istanbul, June 26-30th 2016.
  2. Our next Focus Meeting to be held in Opatija in Croatia from 6th - 9th October 2016
  3. The exciting programme shaping up for the EACPT Prague Congress (24-27 June 2017)
  4. Plans for major EACPT Awards due in 2017 (Lifetime Achievement - deadline 31st October, 2016; Scientific Award - deadline 31st January, 2017)
  5. Support by the EACPT of the new UEMS Clinical Pharmacology Section
  6. Activities of the EACPT Working Groups for Research, Education, Regulation and Young Pharmacologists.
October 6-9th 2016 EACPT Focus Meeting on how to assess medicines ...

The theme of the October 6-9th 2016 EACPT Focus Meeting is “How to Assess Medicines from Research to Clinical Practice? Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Economic – 3E Assessment”. 

The main objectives of this Focus Meeting are to increase awareness, knowledge and use of critical assessment pillars for medicinal products in everyday clinical practice in order to improve healthcare outcomes in affordable manner. 

Abstract deadline: June 15th 2016
Early registration deadline: June 30th 2016

EACPT Prague Congress - 24-27 June 2017

The programme will provide an international scientific and educational forum for discussion of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, including personalised pharmacotherapy.

Themes will include the latest developments on effectiveness and safety of medicines, clinical pharmacology in clinical practice, pharmacokinetics/systems pharmacology, including in special populations, innovative techniques, eHealth, biomarkers, education, advanced practices in topics such as drug discovery, drug development, biological therapies, global health with a focus on access to safe medicines, new pharmacology and pharmacotherapy, safety in prescribing and updates on personalised medicines, as well as updates on specific therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, nephrology, oncology, neurology and psychiatry.
Members of the EACPT Executive Committee in Prague: Back Row: Matthias Schwab (Germany), Donald Singer (UK), Edoardo Spina (Italy), Tabassome Simon (France), Caroline Samer (Switzerland), Marie Besson (Switzerland), Milan Grundmann (Czech Republic); Front ROw: Simon Maxwell (UK), Dinko Vitezic (Croatia), Janne Backman (Finland), Ylva Böttiger (Sweden), Gerard Rongen (Netherlands).

The 2019 EACPT Congress will be held in Stockholm and the 2021 EACPT Congress in Athens. 

Click here to apply online for EACPT membership. 

Anyone from anywhere in the world with a professional interest in clinical pharmacology and/or therapeutics can now join the EACPT as an Individual Associate member. 
There are reduced joining fees for Individual Associate members who are already members of a national or international organisation relevant to clinical pharmacology and therapeutics.
Membership benefits include:
  • Access to videos of talks from EACPT Meetings
  • Discounted registration fees for EACPT meetings
  • Online access to the Official EACPT Journal - Clinical Therapeutics
  • Access to the EACPT’s worldwide network of Individual Associate Members
  • Active involvement in EACPT
The EACPT was founded 24 years ago and now includes as members all national organisations for clinical pharmacology in Europe, as well as organisations from further afield internationally. The EACPT aims to provide educational and scientific support for the more than 4000 individual professionals interested in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics throughout the European region, with its congresses attended by a global audience. The EACPT also advises policy makers on how the specialty can contribute to human health and wealth.

Clinical Therapeutics, the Official Journal of EACPT.

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