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FPDP has changed to FinPharmaNet at 1.1.2016!
WWW content update is in progress 1.6.2016->.

FinPharmaNet network in Finland:


News - updated 4.10.2018

The Finnish Society of Clinical Pharmacology will organize a symposium entitled

“Improving Rational Pharmacotherapy – 50 Years of Clinical Pharmacology in Finland” 8-9 November 2018 (Biomedicum 1, Lecture Hall 3 (Haartmaninkatu 8), Helsinki, Finland).

The symposium covers different aspects of clinical pharmacology and rational pharmacotherapy. For more information and registration,

visit the symposium home page: https://www.skfy.fi/50-years-of-clinical-pharmacolog/

News - Dissertations


17.12. FM Elina Puljulan väitöstilaisuus, farmasia, Kuopio

Aika ja paikka: 17.12.2016 klo 12, Mediteknian auditorio MD100, Kuopion kampus

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. Elina Puljula “Regulation of bisphosphonate bone binding”
17.12.2016 klo 12, Mediteknia auditorium MD100, Kuopio campus
Opponent Prof. Konstantinos Demadis, University of Crete

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. Elina Karhu “Natural Products as a Source for Rational Antichlamydial Lead-Discovery”
9.12.2016, Auditorium 236, Info Center Korona (Viikinkaari 11 A)
Opponent: Prof. Anders Backlund, Uppsala Universitet

Dissertation UEF, DPDR: M.Sc. Sari Viitala “New applications for immunoassay based protein microarrays”
8.12.2016, Medistudia auditorium, MS302, Kuopio campus
Opponent Doc. Vesa Hytönen, Univeristy of Tampere

Dissertation UEF, DPDR: M.Sc. (Pharm) Piia Siitonen “Medicines in Schools: An Ecological Approach to Teachers’ Perceptions”
2.12.2016, Mediteknia auditorium MD100, Kuopio campus
Opponent Prof. Lasse Kannas, University of Jyväskylä

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. Maarit Dimitrow “Development and Validation of a Drug-related
Problem Risk Assessment Tool for Use by Practical Nurses Working
With Community-Dwelling Aged”
25.11.2016, University of Helsinki, Main building, Small lecture hall (4050), Fabianinkatu 33
Opponent: Doc., MD. PhD. Pirkko Jäntti, University of Tampere.

Dissertation UEF, DPDR: Diploma Pharmacist Maria Hytti “Inflammation in Age-related Macular Degeneration and its Regulation by Sirtuin Ligands”
18.11.2016, Snellmania SN200, Kuopio campus
Opponent Prof. Heping Xu, Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland

Dissertation UEF, DPDR: M.Sc. (Pharm) Heikki Salo “A Computational Approach towards Sirtuin Inhibitors – Application of Molecular Docking Methods”
18.11.2016, Canthia CA102, Kuopio campus
Opponent Prof. Mark Johnson, Åbo Akademi University

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. (Pharm) Tatu Lajunen ”Liposomal drug delivery: light triggered drug release and targeting to the posterior segment of the eye”
14.10.2016, Infocenter Korona, Auditorium 1, Viikinkaari 11, University of Helsinki.
Opponent: Prof. Paolo Caliceti, University of Padova, Italy

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. Kristina Malinovskaja-Gomez ”Transdermal Iontophoresis – Delivery Control by Ion-Exchange Fibers and Nanocarriers”
7.10.2016, Auditorium 1, Info Center Korona (Viikinkaari 11 A), University of Helsinki.
Opponent: Prof. Yogeshvar. N Kalia, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Dissertation UEF, DPDR: M.Sc. (Pharm) Henri Leinonen “Electrophysiology of Visual Pathways as a Diagnostic Tool for Neurodegenerative Diseases: Evidence from Mouse Disease Models”
9.9.2016, Tietoteknia auditorium, Kuopio campus
Opponent: Doc. Simo Vanni, University of Helsinki

Dissertation UEF, DPDR: M.Sc. Karoliina Soininen “Cellular, placental and in vivo pharmacokinetics of liposomal doxorubicin”
9.9.2016 at noon, CA102, Kuopio campus, University of Eastern Finland
Opponent: Prof. Jessica Rosenholm, Åbo Akademi Univeristy

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. (Pharm) Meri Kekäle “Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients’ Adherence to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Finland – A Journey of Eighty-six Patients”
26.8.2016, Biomedicum Helsinki, Auditorium 2.
Opponent: Professor Helvi Kyngäs, University of Oulu

Dissertation UEF, DPDR: M.Sc. Sari Yrjölä “Design and Synthesis of GPR55 and Cannabinoid CB2 Receptor Ligands”
13.8.2016 at noon, Canthia CA100, Kuopio campus, University of Eastern Finland
Opponent: Doc. Juhani Huuskonen, University of Jyväskylä

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. Jaakko Kopra “Endogenous GDNF as a regulator of midbrain dopamine neurons”
12.8.2016, Viikki Biocenter 2, auditorium 1041, University of Helsinki
Opponent: Doc. Edgar Kramer (Institute of Applied Physiology, Ulm University, Germany)

Dissertation UH, DPDR: M.Sc. Sami Svanbäck “Toward accurate high-throughput
physicochemical profiling using image-based single-particle analysis”
15.7, Viikki Infocenter Korona, Auditorium 1, Viikinkaari 11, University of Helsinki.
Opponent: Professor Thomas Rades, Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen

Dissertations in:

University of Eastern Finland: Doctoral programme in drug research (DPDR)

University of Helsinki:Doctoral programme in drug research (DPDR)

University of Turku: ”Drug research doctoral programme in (DRDP)

To FPDP dissertation archive

International courses

Upcoming and past courses

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GPEN 2018: The Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network meeting, 2018, Singapore

WPC2018, World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
1.-6.7.2018, Kyoto, Japan
Conference site

NorDoc PhD Summit 23.-24.8.2018, Helsinki

14th EACPT Congress, 2019, Stockholm, Sweden

NorDoc PhD Summit 2019, Arhus, Denmark

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Northern Pharma Network Meeting 2018
29.-3.1.2018, Odense Denmark

ISoP 2017 Pharmacovigilance in the 21st Century, 15.-18.10.2017, Liverpool, UK
Conference site

13th EACPT Congress, 2017
24.-27.6.2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Conference site

NSPC 2017, Nordic Social Pharmacy and Health Services Research Conference
7.-9-6.2017, Kuopio, Finland
Conference site

PSWC 2017 – 6 th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2017: Future Medicines For One World, 21.-24.5.2017, Stockholm, Sweden
Conference site

ASCPT 2017 Annual Meeting, Advancing Patient Care Through Precision and Translational Medicine
15.-18.3.2017, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, USA
Conference site

GPEN 2016: The Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network meeting, 9.-12.11.2016, Kansas, USA

EACPT Focus Meeting, “How to Assess Medicines from Research to Clinical Practice? Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Economic – 3E Assessment”, 6.-9.10.2016, Opatija, Croatia
Conference site

MDO 2016, 21 st International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations, 2.-6.10.2016, Davis, CA, USA
Conference site

NephroPharmacology Meeting 2016, 17.9.2016, Stockholm, Sweden.
Conference site

ICPE 2016: 32 nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, 25.-28.8.2016, Dublin, Ireland
Conference site

EPHAR 2016, 7th European Congress of Pharmacology, İstanbul, Turkey
Conference site

International meeting and European Training School on Rational geriatric pharmacotherapy entitled EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES IN RATIONAL AND INDIVIDUALIZED PHARMACOTHERAPY- PRIORITIES FOR NEXT DECADES, 25.-27.4.2016, Prague
Conference site

ASCPT 2016 Annual Meeting, 8.-12.3.2016, San Diego, USA
Conference site

75 th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2015, 29.9.-3.10.2015, Düsseldorf, Germany
Conference site

12 th EACPT Congress, 2015, Madrid, Spain
Conference site

Personalities in animals and humans – The importance of studying individual differences
24.-27.5.2015, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Info (.doc) and registration

International conference on European Competitiveness in Early Clinical Drug Development: threats and opportunities
21-22 May 2015, Brussels
All information on the 2-day conference and on pre-conference workshops is available at: www.eufemed.eu (Early registration deadline 28 February).

1 st European Conference on Pharmaceutics – Drug Delivery
13.-14.4.2015, Reims, France
Conference site

13 th symposium on pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism Oligonucleotide-based therapeutics New challenges in evaluating pharmakokinetic, pharmacodynamic and safety properties (Rosenön meeting)
Mölndal, Sweden
Conference site

ASCPT 2015 Annual Meeting, 3.-7.3.2015, New Orleans, USA
Conference site

74th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014
Bangkok, Thailand
31 August – 4 September 2014
Conference site

The first European Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Congress, 28.-30.8.2014, Prague, Czech Republic
Conference site

GPEN 2014: the tenth biennial The Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network meeting, 27.-30.8.2014, Helsinki, Finland.
Conference site

WCP2014: 17th World Congress of basic and clinical pharmacology, 13.-18.7.2014, Cape Town, South Africa
Conference site

11 th EACPT Summer School, 5-8.6.2014, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

EACPT Focus Meeting 2014: “Drugs to Fight Cardiovascular Damage”
July 3-5, 2014, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

MDO 2014: 20 th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations, 18.-22.5.2014, Stuttgart, Germany
Conference site

4 th Bordeaux Pharmacoepi Festival, 9.-11.4.2014, Bordeaux, France
Conference site

ISoP training course: Proactive Pharmacovigilance, Risk Management and Pharmacovigilance in the Era of Personalised Medicine, 3.-4.4.2014, Zagreb, Croatia
Course site

PBP World Meeting 2014: 9th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology. 31.3-3.4.2014, Lisbon, Portugal
Conference info (.pdf)

ASCPT 2014 Annual Meeting, 18.-22.3.2014, Atlanta, USA
Conference site

9 th CIFARP, International Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 20.-23.11.2013, Ribeirao Preto – SP/Brazil.
Travel Award for five participants based on the best posters is available.
Info site

ISSX 2013 10th International Meeting, Toronto, Canada,
Info site

EACPT 2013: 11th Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 28.-31.8. 2013, Geneva, Switzerland.
Info site

Controlled Release Society (CRS) Nordic Chapter: Mid Night Sun meeting, a PhD course on Oral Bioavailability: Approaches and pitfalls, 26.-28.6.2013, Uppsala, Sweden
Program and info (.pdf)
The course would be held immediate after the 5th World Conference on Drug Absorption, Transport and Delivery (WCDATD): Responding to Challenging Situations” which is also in Uppsala. Info (.pdf)

EACPT Summer School 2013 in Edinburgh from 4-6 July 2013 at the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh. Info site, Info (.pdf), Program (.pdf)

EUFEPS: 5th World Conference on Drug Absorption, Transport and Delivery, 24.-26.6.2013, Uppsala, Sweden
+ three symposia, 27.6.2013
Info site: www.wcdatd.org, Info (.pdf)

EACPT Joint Conference: “Early Clinical Drug Development”, Nice on 11-12 April 2013.
Info site (.pdf)

Rosenön Meeting 2013: Predictive Science in Drug Development and Clinical Practice. 11.-12.4.2013, Sånga-Säby (Stockholm), Sweden
Info site

3rd Bordeaux Pharmacoepi Festival 8-10.4.2013
Info site

24.9.2012 – Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona
Info (.pdf)

EPHAR 2012, 6th European Congress of Pharmacology (Europharma2012), 17.-20.7. 2012, Granada, Spain

ISSX 2012: 19th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations and 12th European ISSX Meeting, Amsterdam, Holland, The Netherlands, June 2012

ASCPT 2012 (American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics) Annual Meeting 2012, March 14-17, 2012, Gaylord National Resort on the Potomac, National Harbor/Washington, DC

Scheele Symposium 2011 Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Era of Personalised Medicine, 10.-11.11-2011, Uppsala, Sweden

EACPT 2011: 10th Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 22.-25.6. 2011, Budapest, Hungary
ISoP (International Society of Pharmacovigilance) is organising two training courses in parallel, in Minsk, in May 26-27 2011.

  • Reporting, Causality assessment, Risk factors, and Mechanisms of ADRs
  • Risk management and Regulatory inspections courses Info (.pdf)

ASCPT 2011 (American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics) Annual Meeting 2010, 3.-6.3., 2011, Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion Dallas, Texas

8th Summer School of EACPT (European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics), 30.9.-2.10.2010, Dresden, Germany
Info (.pdf), Poster (.pdf)

ISSX 2010 (The International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics): 9th International Meeting, 4.-8.9. 2010, Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center, Turkey

WorldPharma 2010: 16th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 17.-23.7. 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Satellite meeting by FinPharmaNet graduate schools and Drug research Acdemy of University of Copenhagen, 17.7. 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.

ASCPT 2010 (American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics) Annual Meeting 2010, 17.-20.3. 2010, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

EACPT 2009: Congress of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2009, 12.-15.7.2009, Edinburgh, Scotland

ESPDDD: 12th Biannual Congress of European Society for Developmental Perinatal and Paediatric Pharmacology,17.-20.6.2009, Chamonix, France

11th European Regional ISSX Meeting, International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics, 17.-20.5. 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

110th Annual Meeting of ASCPT: American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 18.-21.3. 2009, Washington, DC, USA

Clinical trials in the Nordic Countries – a conference in cooperation, 27.-28.1.2009, Stockholm, Sweden

Global Technology Community: Global Clinical Trial Operations, 25.-26.9., 2008, San Diego, USA

Rosenön Meeting 2008: Application of DMPK Principles in Evaluation of Drug Safety, 11.-13.9.2008, Stockholm, Sweden

Pharmacoepidemiology, 15.-18.9.2008, Hotel Svendborg (Odense, Fyn), Denmark

GCP i det kliniska prövningsarbetet, 16.-18.9. 2008, Stockholm or 9.-11.12.2008, Johannesbergs Slott, Rimbo, Sverige

Pharmacogenomics/-genetics, DIRAC, IUPHAR, EACPT, 26.-29.8.2008, Copehagen, Denmark
- Info in PDF

EPHAR 2008: The Federation of European Pharmacological Societies Congress in Manchester, UK, 13.-17.7.2008
CPT 2008: The IXth World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 27.7-1.8. 2008, Québec, Canada
- CPT2008_Poster.PDF, CPT2008_Poster-2.PDF
- The Toronto Satellite in Pediatric Pharmacology, 25.-26.6. 2008, Toronto, Canada

EDHF 2008: 5th International EDHF Symposium, Endothelium, Vasoactive Factors and Inflammation, 24.-27.6.2008, Tampere, Finland – EDHF2008.PDF

11th Biannual ESDP Congress, 4.-7.6., 2008, Rotterdam, Netherlands
- esdp_superfinal_jan08.2007.pdf

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, PK-PD, 19.-23.5. 2008, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

ISSX 2008: 10th European ISSX Meeting, 18.-21.5., 2008, Vienna, Austria
- ISSX_2008.PDF (huom. tyhjiä sivuja lopussa)

AHAG_2008: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für angewandte Humanpharmakologie e.V. Association for Applied Human Pharmacology
Annual Meeting 2008, Safety and Risk Management in Translational Medicine, 17.-19.4, 2008, Weimar, Germany
- AGAH_2008_First_Announcement.PDF

9th Annual Phase I Clinical Trials: Improving safety, reducing costs and increasing efficiency in Phase I studies, 18.-21.2.2008, London, United Kingdom