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The aims and functions of the Drug Metabolism and Drug 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.


If you have registered in myIUPHAR under the Members tab then you may join the DMDT Discussion Group.

June 14, 2017

A new nomenclature for classifying psychotropic drugs

Recently the IUPHAR Section of Neuropsychopharmacology published a commentary entitled “A New Nomenclature for Classifying Psychotropic Drugs” in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology : Caraci F, Enna SJ, Zohar J, Racagni G, Zalsman G, van den Brink W,…
June 08, 2017

2017 June Pharmacology International

Highlights: 2018 World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology developments (is your meeting abstract drafted?), Nomenclature Committee 30th Anniversary, What drug concentration do I use? A new resource on the Guide to Pharmacology, The Guide to…

ICMAN IUPHAR Natural Products Section Conference

May 17, 2017 1357
If you study the pharmacology of natural products, don't miss From Nutraceuticals to…

PEP Call for Volunteers

May 17, 2017 1020 Call for volunteers! The Pharmacology Education Project is now…
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