Farewell Symposium Prof. Dr. Dr. Wolfgang Rascher


At September 29th, 2018, the farewell symposium for Prof. Dr. Dr. Wolfgang Rascher will be held at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescant Medicine. Several ESDPPP members will be present both as speakers and as participants. Read more in the invitation:

European Commission launches a public consultation on the Paediatric Regulation

The European Commission (EC) has launched a public consultation to get views and feedback from stakeholders, to support the Commission in drafting its second report on the Paediatric Regulation after nearly ten years of implementation. The consultation is open until 20 February 2017. Stakeholders should send their comments directly to the EC by accessing the consultation page.

The feedback received will form an integral part of the Commission’s final report assessing the impact of the Paediatric Regulation on public health and the pharmaceutical industry, which is expected to be published in 2017.

The Paediatric Regulation came into force in the European Union (EU) on 26 January 2007. Its objective is to improve the health of children in Europe by facilitating the development and availability of age-appropriate medicines for children, and by increasing available information on the use of medicines for children.


More info: https://goo.gl/ZV0dzY

Latest issue of Pharmacology International

Latest issue of Pharmacology International

The latest issue of “Pharmacology International”, the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) newsletter, is now available at http://www.iuphar.org/files/Newsletters/Pharmacology_International_2015_December.pdf. We would appreciate if you would forward this e-mail to all of your members or post the newsletter PDF, or a link to it, on your society website.

Highlights include…
… plans to implement a free, online Guide to Immunopharmacology
… a call for 2018 World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology program proposals
… the 2 newest IUPHAR interest groups: Neuropsychopharmacology and Pharmaco-epidemiology
… the 25th anniversary of EPHAR

Thank you for supporting IUPHAR.

Exploratory clinical studies in children: obtaining preliminary data using sub-therapeutic or sub-pharmacologic doses

Exploratory clinical studies in children

The MRC Centre for Drug Safety Science (CDSS) at the University of Liverpool has organised a scientific workshop (agenda attached) entitled “Exploratory clinical studies in children: obtaining preliminary data using sub-therapeutic or sub-pharmacologic doses”, to be held in Liverpool on Thursday 12th February 2015.

The workshop will focus on innovative approaches to dose-finding in children and will include a keynote overview presentation from Prof Oscar Della Pasqua (University College London / GSK), in addition to shorter presentations on novel technologies and methods, case reports from industry and regulatory perspectives.

The workshop will bring together research scientists and clinicians from academia, industry and government and aims to define key clinical and research questions that can be addressed in a collaborative manner.   Best practices and future clinical and scientific directions will be advocated through sharing of pre-competitive information on different approaches.  The workshop is limited to approx. 50 attendees and is designed to maximise interactions between delegates.  It is envisaged that the meeting proceedings will be published in a high quality scientific journal.

I would be grateful if you could let me know if you are interested in attending the workshop. Please see the link below to access the on-line registration:




ESDPPP board announces congress locations

The congresses for 2017 to 2021 will be held in Leuven, Basel and Liverpool. We are welcoming your ideas and suggestions for these events.

Newsletter article on 25 years of ESDPPP

The ESDPPP celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2013. This milestone provides an important opportunity to celebrate ESDPPP’s achievements to date and to describe our future aspirations and ambitions on behalf of millions of paediatric patients worldwide.

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