Professor Jan Alexander (Norway) awarded the BCPT Nordic Prize 2016

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Jan Alexander, who is the Deputy Director-General and Professor, MD, PhD at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, has been awarded the BCPT Nordic Prize 2016 in Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology in recognition of his more than 40 years of research in the field of food safety and nutrition.

BCPT or “Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology” is a Nordic, scientific journal. For further information about the BCPT Nordic Prize and the journal, please contact Editor-in-Chief, Professor Kim Brøsen at kbrosen@health.du.dk or visit http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1742-7843

Call for applications for financial support from BCPT to Focused Nordic Conferences AND Events

Call no. 1:
Please check out the attached information about a BCPT-sponsored Nordic Conference within the fields of pharmacology and toxicology. Applications for up to 40,000 Euro should be directed to hhorneberg@health.sdu.dk and the deadline for this has been extended to 15 October 2016.

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Call no. 2:
Each of the Nordic member societies within pharmacology/toxicology, including subsidiary societies, can apply for financial support going up to 7,000 Euro aimed at events like scientific meetings, courses, summer/winter schools, etc. Please read details in the attached information sheet. Upcoming deadline has been extended to 15 October 2016. Send applications to same email address as above.

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WCP 2018 Program Proposals

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The 18th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP2018) will be held in Kyoto, Japan from July 1 to 6, 2018. The WCP2018 Organizing Committee, jointly formed by the Japanese Pharmacological Society (JPS) and the Japanese Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JSCPT), plans to make WCP2018 a success by offering rich scientific contents and memorable experiences. We are contacting you today to invite proposals for the scientific program of WCP2018, consisting of about 25 plenary lectures and about 80 symposia/workshops, as well as oral and poster sessions. The theme is: Pharmacology for the Future – Science, Drug Development, and Therapeutics

We believe it is essential to have your feedback to make WCP2018 a scientific success. Therefore, we invite you and your colleagues to submit no later than February 29, 2016 your scientific session proposals. Read more here

Screen Shot 2016-02-10 at 6.37.37 PMEPHAR is pleased to announce that in order to advance research and education in Pharmacology and to promote co-operation between pharmacologists in Europe the Federation will again sponsor a number of EPHAR Lectures, Symposia, Poster Award at a national meeting of the member society, Young Investigators Awards 2016, and Instructional Courses organized by EPHAR ​M​ember ​S​ocieties in 2016 ​ (including Jan and Feb 201​7).

EPHAR activities in 2016 include sponsoring of the following:

  • 5 EPHAR lectures at national societies meetings (5 x 1000 EUR) – Guidelines
  • 1 EPHAR symposium at the National Society Meeting (1x 2000 EUR) – Guidelines
  • 1 joint EPHAR- EACPT symposium held at 7th EPHAR Congress in Istanbul 2016  (2500 EUR)

Young Investigators Awards:

  • 5 travel awards to students (Ph. D. students attending 7th EPHAR Congress in Istanbul; they should be members of national societies affiliated with EPHAR and active participants of EPHAR 2016 Congress) (5 x 500 EUR) – Guidelines
  • 5 Poster awards to students (Ph. D. students attending 7th EPHAR Congress in Istanbul; they should be members of national societies affiliated with EPHAR and active participants of EPHAR 2016 Congress) (5 x 500 EUR) – Guidelines
  • 2 awards in translational pharmacology (shared with EACPT and awarded at 7th EPHAR Congress in Istanbul 2016; 1 award EPHAR, 1 EACPT) – Guidelines
  • 1 EPHAR award at Istanbul meeting – Guidelines

IUPHAR “Pharmacology International” December issue

The latest issue of “Pharmacology International”, the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) newsletter, is now available at http://www.iuphar.org/files/Newsletters/Pharmacology_International_2015_December.pdf.

Highlights include:

  • Plans to implement a free, online Guide to Immunopharmacology
  • A call for 2018 World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology program proposals
  • The 2 newest IUPHAR interest groups: Neuropsychopharmacology and Pharmaco-epidemiology
  • The 25th anniversary of EPHAR

Thank you for supporting IUPHAR.