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Saturday, 4 May 2013

EACPT Awards to be presented at August Geneva Congress

The EACPT has announced its awards for 2013, to be presented at the 11th EACPT Congress in Geneva 28th - 31st August 2013. 
The Special Award for services to the EACPT goes to Professor Michael Orme, who co-founded the EACPT 20 years ago in 1993. Professor was EACPT founding secretary then Chairman and played a major role in growing EACPT into a major international organisation representing all clinical pharmacology societies in Europe and their over 4000 clinical pharmacologist members.
The  2013 EACPT Scientific Award goes to Dr David Devos from the Department of Medical Pharmacology at the Université Lille Nord de France. The EACPT Scientific Award is for the report by Dr Devos, using methylphenidate as a new approach to treating Parkinson's disease. 
The paper, for which Dr Devos was corresponding author, was published in the July 2012 issue of 
the high impact international journal -  Lancet NeurologyThe prize includes a 2000 € award.
The 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award of the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics goes jointly to Professor Sir Michael Rawlins and to Professor Carlo Patrono, for their outstanding contributions to the national and international benefits of clinical pharmacology for medicine, health care and patient safety.

 EACPT website. 

Official EACPT journal - Clinical Therapeutics

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