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The aims and functions of the Drug Metabolism and Transport Section (, specified in its Constitution, are to:

  • encourage international co-operation among pharmacologists and other scientists interested in the metabolism and physiological disposition of drugs and environmental chemicals;
  • sponsor international symposia, workshops and collaborative research in the area of drug metabolism;
  • promote the use of innovative concepts and methodology in the area of drug metabolism;
  • encourage collaboration and communication with other regional and international organizations interested in furthering the development of the field of drug metabolism;
  • promote symposia, workshops and other teaching programmes in developing countries, and to encourage the exchange of fellows and visiting lecturers between these and other countries;
  • encourage scientists from developing countries to train in laboratories of leading investigators in other countries.


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