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Sunday, 25 June 2017

Rodolfo Paoletti Medal for Distinction in European Pharmacology awarded to EACPT Current and Past Presidents.


The Rodolfo Paoletti Medal for Distinction in European Pharmacology at the 2017 EACPT Congress in Prague has been presented to current EACPT President Professor Tabassome
Simon from Paris and EACPT Past-President Professor Gonzalo Calvo from Barcelona. The awards were presented by EPHAR Past-President Professor Thomas Griesbacher and EPHAR President-Elect Mojka Kan.
Prof. Mojca KRŽAN, EPHAR, Prof. Tabassome Simon - EACPT and Prof. Thomas Griesbacher - EPHAR
Prof. Gonzalo Calvo - EACPT with Mojka Kržan. - EPHAR.


The Rodolfo Paoletti Medal for Distinction in European Pharmacology is named after Rodolfo Paoletti, first President of the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies (1990-1997). The medal was created by EPHAR in 2014 to honour distinguished pharmacologists who have achieved merits for the discipline of Pharmacology in Europe.

Tabassome Simon has since 2015 been the Chair of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT). She is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology in the Department of Pharmacology, AP-HP, Saint-Antoine Hospital, Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) in Paris, France. She is also Member of the Board of the National Union of University Hospital Pharmacologists, of the Research Committee of the French Society of Cardiology, the strategic committee of the Pierre et Marie Curie University (UPMC-Paris 06), and the Research committee for the cancer university Institute (IUC-Paris 06). Pr Simon is the Director of the Clinical Research platform of the East of Paris, including the Clinical Research Unit (URC-EST: http://www.urcest.chusa.upmc.fr/), the clinical Research Center, and the BioBank Research Center of UPMC-Paris 06 University. Currently, the clinical research platform coordinates several multicenter national and international studies throughout centers in France. Read more ... 

Gonzalo Calvo was President of the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT) from 2011 - 2015.Gonzalo Calvo is a consultant in Clinical Pharmacology at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Barcelona (UB). After receiving his medical degree, he specialized in Clinical Pharmacology at CSU Vall d’Hebron (1993) and became a doctor of medicine in 1997. Prof. Calvo’s main area of expertise is drug regulation, with particular interest in cardiovascular and onco-haematology. He has been principal investigator of around 50 clinical trials and has co-authored 85 peer-reviewed papers and 2 books. From 2002 to 2011, he represented the Spanish Agency on Medicines and Healthcare Products (AEMPS) at the EMA Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) as rapporteur of more than 60 new drug applications. Prof. Calvo has since 2013 been the co-chair of the European Medicines Agency Healthcare Professional Working Party. 

The Rodolfo Paoletti Medal for Distinction in European Pharmacology is named after Rodolfo Paoletti, first President of the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies (1990-1997). The medal was created by EPHAR in 2014 to honour distinguished pharmacologists who have achieved merits for the discipline of Pharmacology in Europe.

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

The EACPT was founded 25 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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