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Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Ubiquitous Pharmacogenomcs - adopting testing for genetic variability in drug response in clinical practice

The 14th EACPT Congress was held from 29th June to 2nd July in 2019 in Stockholm as a partnership between the EACPT and the Swedish Society for Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Understanding how genetic variability influences both the desired response to medicines and risk of adverse drug reactions has the potential improve the benefits and reduce the risks of treatment with medicines. In this short video you can hear keynote EACPT Congress speaker
Professor Henk-Jan Guchelaar discuss how clinical pharmacologists can implement these pharmacogenetic tests into clinical practice..
Professor Guchelaar coordinates a European Horizon 2020 project - U-PGx: Ubiquitous Pharmacogenomics - about implementation of pharmacogenetics in routine health care. 

Discussants  
Professor Henk-Jan Guchelaar, Head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Toxicology Leiden University Medical Centre.
Professor Donald Singer: co-opted member of the Executive Committee of the EACPT.

 

The next EACPT Congress
The next EACPT biennial congress will be held in Athens. The programme will provide an international scientific and educational forum for discussion of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, including personalised pharmacotherapy. See more on our website.

Joining the EACPT
Anyone from anywhere in the world with a professional interest in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics can now join the EACPT as an Individual Associate member.

Membership benefits include:
* Discounted registration fees for EACPT meetings
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25th Anniversary

The EACPT was founded 25 years ago and now includes as members all major 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. Find out more about the EACPT ...


Future EACPT Congresses

2021  Athens
2023  Rotterdam
2025  Helsinki

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