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Forthcoming meetings

Joint Symposium with Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (SSX)-INDIA at the Xenobiotic Research in India Second Annual Meeting, Bangalore, October 25th to 28th, 2017.

The section will contribute to a joint symposium with SSX-India entitled "Drug Metabolizing Enzymes and Transporters in Health and Disease" on October 27th. Speakers include Hiroyuki Kusuhara (Tokyo) and Allan Rettie (Seattle).

Symposium at the WCP2018 meeting in Kyoto

The symposium entitled "Novel biomarkers, predictors and models for drug-induced liver injury" will take place on 6th July 2018 and will be organised and chaired by Daniel Antoine (University of Liverpool) and Ann Daly (Newcastle University).

Recently held events

Joint symposium with British Pharmacological Society at the Spanish Pharmacological Society (SEF)/British Pharmacological Society meeting in Barcelona, Spain from 18th to 21st June 2017

A symposium entitled "Pharmacology and toxicology of drug transporters: recent advances" was chaired by Dr Daniel Antoine (University of Liverpool) and Professor Ann Daly (Newcastle University). The speakers were Dr Aleksandra Galetin (University of Manchester), Dr Jose Manautou (University of Connecticut), Professor Matthias Schwab (IKP, Stuttgart) and Dr Shiew-Mai Huang (FDA and University of Maryland). The abstracts are available in the journal Basic & Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (2017; 121 (Suppl 2), 3 to 6).

Joint symposium with IUPHAR Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics Section at 2016 ICT meeting in Merida, Mexico (International Congress of Toxicology, October 2-6 2016)

The symposium was entitled "Influence of ethnicity, genetics and age on drug response and toxicity"  The session chairs were Professors Guilherme Suarez-Kurtz (Rio de Janeiro) and Ann Daly (Newcastle University) who were also speakers together with Professors Jennifer Goldman (Mercy Hospital, Kansas) and Allan Rettie (University of Washington, Seattle).

Methods-2015 23 to 25th November 2015

The section provided sponsorship for the meeting "Methods-2015: The International Symposium on Methods for studying Drug Metabolism and Transport, and African Traditional Medicines" in Pretoria, South Africa held from 23 to 25th November 2015. The organiser was Professor Andrew Walubo. Invited speakers included Professor Matthias Schwab, section vice-chair, Professor Collen Masimirembwa, section secretary and Professor Olavi Pelkonen, a former section chair.  A meeting summary, full report and photo are available for download.

WCP2014 13-18 July 2014

The section contributed to several symposia in the IUPHAR2014 programme and also held a business meeting during the meeting to elect some new officers and members of the executive board. An important feature of our participation in this meeting involved four symposia which we proposed jointly with the Pharmacogenetics Section. We are grateful to the conference organisers for accepting all four symposia which were each well attended with some interesting discussion between the speakers and the audience.

Details of the symposia were as follows:

(i) Epigenetic regulation of drug metabolizing enzymes and transporters chaired by Ingolf Cascorbi with Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg, Ingolf Cascorbi and Matthias Schwab as speakers.
(ii) Pharmacogenetics in infectious disease chaired by Ann Daly with Pedro Gil, Adalberto Santos and Eleni Aklillu as speakers.
(iii) Role of drug transporters in interindividual variations in drug response chaired by Matthias Schwab with Matthias Schwab, Frans Russel and Christoph Funk as speakers.
(iv) Understanding drug-induced liver injury: CYP450 and the immune system chaired by Allan Rettie with James Lewis, Jack Uetrecht and Ann Daly as speakers.

ICT Congress, Seoul, Korea 4th July 2013

Joint symposium sponsored by IUTOX and IUPHAR

Active Metabolites: Potential Target for New Drug Discovery and Toxicity

Chairs: Allan E Rettie (University of Washington, USA) & Dafang Zhong (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Programme
The role of reactive metabolite formation in adverse drug reactions: Dominic Williams (University of Liverpool, UK)
Mechanisms of drug-drug interactions involving amiodarone metabolites: roles of irreversible and time-dependent inhibition: Allan E Rettie (University of Washington, USA)
Metabolic bioactivation potentially related to toxicities of some herbal drug components: Dafang Zhong (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Genetic factors affecting metabolism to reactive intermediates in idiosyncratic hepatotoxicity: Ann K Daly (Newcastle University, UK)

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
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PEP Call for Volunteers

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