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Sunday, 11 November 2012

More news on the Geneva EACPT 2013 Congress

Around 10 months to go until the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 11th International Congress to be held in beautiful Geneva 28-31 August 2013. The image is one of a series on the congress website showing the best of the city.

Abstract submission is now open for the next EACPT Congress,

Over 900 participants are expected to attend including health professionals, scientists, policy makers, biotechnology and pharmaceutical professionals and others with an interest in basic and clinical pharmacology, pharmacotherapy, drug discovery and development, regulatory affairs and related areas.

Key themes at the congress will range from bedside pharmacology for special patient groups to pharmacology & toxicology, and pharmacology and society. 

Specific topics will include advances in personalised diagnostics to improve the safety and effectiveness of medicines, updates on new biological approaches to ocular disease, therapeutics of cardiovascular, cancer and inflammatory disease, clinical trial design and regulation, and drug safety and toxicology.

See here for more on key themes of the Congress

EACPT Geneva 2013 Congress website  

The European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT) has its origins in a working party in the early 1980s under the auspices of the World Health Organisation (WHO-Europe). 

The EACPT's next biennial congresses after Geneva 2013 are in Madrid 2015 and in Prague 2017. The EACPT also arranges summer schools, and other scientific and professional activities.

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