Early Career Clinical Pharmacologist Abstract Competition

If you are a medical student, internal medicine and core medical trainee (IMT/CMT) or a pre-registration pharmacist / pharmacists up to 2-years post qualification, and you are employed or studying in UK or Ireland, you can participate to The Early Career Clinical Pharmacologist Abstract Competition.

Abstracts should be related to the following categories:
• Research projects linked to clinical pharmacology
• Audit or quality improvement project on the use of medicines
• Education abstracts on safe prescribing
• Interesting case reports related to clinical pharmacology

Authors of the top 3 abstracts from each discipline will be invited to present to Pharmacology 2020 and the final winner will be awarded £250. 

Deadline: 18 September 2020, 23:59 GMT.

Link to apply

Pharmacology 2020 programme is online

The programme of Pharmacology 2020, the annual meeting of British Pharmacological Society is online. Abstract submission for poster and oral presentation is still open and will close in a week. Early bird registration is open until 25 October.

The conference will be in a virtual format and will feature even more interesting sessions than before: five days full of symposia, workshops, social activities and interactive poster sessions are waiting for you.

Go to the Conference site

JAMA section on Genomics and Precision Health

JAMA offers a special section with direct links to essays and articles on topics related to genomics and precision health. Since precision medicine is rapidly evolving, clinicians, pharmacists and all health-care professionals might benefit of additional tools to stay informed on the latest developments in this field.

The section includes articles published on JAMA and other journals in the JAMA network. Articles are presented in the following categories: Cancer Genetics, Neurogenetics and Pharmacogenetics.

Link to the JAMA special section on Genomics and Precision Health

Opportunity to join the WCP2022 Review Committee

The 19th World Congress of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology will take place at Glasgow from 17-22 July 2022.

It is now possible to send proposals for symposia, workshops and debates by 09.00 BST on 7 September 2020.

Additionally, the Committee is seeking experienced researchers (at least five years post PhD) – both non-clinical and clinical – to join the WCP2022 Review Committee. Applicants from all areas of basic and clinical pharmacology are welcomed.

Link to the application form