T H E   S O C I E T Y

The Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR) was founded in 1995 and is based in the Institute of Pharmacology of the Medical University of Vienna.

The aim of APHAR is the promotion and public representation of experimental and clinical research in pharmacology in Austria and its representation in international umbrella organisations.

APHAR is member of the International Union of Pharmacology (IUPHAR), the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies (EPHAR) and the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT).

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APHAR published the abstracts of the
2nd International Conference in Pharmacology: From Cellular Processes to Drug Targets
19–20 October 2017, Rīga, Latvia
in its publication medium

Intrinsic Activity, 2017; 5(Suppl. 2)

meeting website

Heribert Konzett Award
donated by

The awardee of 2017 is:

  • Stefan KUBICEK
    Research Center for Molecular Medicine
    of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

    → (PubMed) (Externer Link)

Hans Horst Meyer Award
donated by

The awardee of 2017 is:

  • Carina KERN (Department of Pharmacology of the Medical University of Vienna) for her paper: "The N terminus specifies the switch between transport modes of the human serotonin transporter" (J. Biol. Chem., 2017; 292(9):​3603–3613)

23rd Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Pharmacological Society
Innsbruck, 28–29 September 2017

final programme available

abstracts published

Professor Peter Placheta received the Honorary Membership of the Austrian Pharmacological Society.
The ceremony took place on 9 September 2016 during the 22nd General Assembly of APHAR.

Hans Horst Meyer Award
donated by

The awardee of 2016 is:

  • Luca ZANGRANDI (Department of Pharmacology of the Medical University of Innsbruck) for his paper: "The G-protein biased partial κ opioid receptor agonist 6′-GNTI blocks hippocampal paroxysmal discharges without inducing aversion" (Br. J. Pharmacol., 2016; 173(11): 1756–1767)

Members of APHAR who have obtained the diploma as Medical Specialists in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Austrian Medical Association and who fulfil the requirements for Certification as European Certified Pharmacologists (EuCP) may send an application to the Austrian Pharmacological Society.

Information for applicants

Donau Symposium: Applied Diagnostics for Effective Cancer Treatment: A Blend of Molecular Pathology, Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology
Vienna, 28–30 September 2016


Dopamine 2016
Vienna, 5–8 September 2016
organised by the Department of Pharmacology and the Department of Psychaitry of the Medical University of Viennna

Abstract deadline: 15 June 2016

Invitation to EPHAR 2016

EPHAR Congress 2016
26–30 June 2016
Istanbul, Turkey

  • Deadline for late breaking abstracts: 25 April 2016
  • Deadline for early registration (extended): 25 April 2016 (5 May for authors of late breaking abstracts))
  • Congress website: http://www.ephar2016.org

 

← President's Letter 01.04.2016

Postgraduate Course Toxicology
at the Institute of Cancer Research, Medical University of Vienna
(externer Link)

Entry is possible at any time.
Course UCT8 starts in the summer term 2016

  • Course duration: 6 semesters (3 years)/180 ECT credits
  • Degree: Master of Sciennce (Toxicology)
  • Accepted by EUROTOX
  • Qualifies to register as European Registered Toxicologist (ERT)

  Calls for Applications for PhD Positions:
23 PhD positions at the Medical University of Graz
in the PhD programs "Molecular Fundamentals of Inflammation", "Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases" and "Molecular Medicine".
PhD positions at the Medical University of Vienna
in "CCHD", a PhD program in Biomolecular Medicine.

EPHAR Research Awards and Grants 2016:
Calls are open for:

EPHAR Young Investigator Award
   (Deadline: 25 March 2016)
EPHAR / EACPT Young Investigator Award in Translational Pharmacology
   (Deadline: 29 April 2016)
EPHAR Travel Awards for the 7th EPHAR Congress, Istanbul
   (Deadline: 15 May 2016)
EPHAR Poster Awards for the 7th EPHAR Congress, Istanbul
   (Deadline: 15 May 2016)

Catania International Summer School of Neuroscience 2016: "Cannabinoid Receptors: Their Role in Physiology and Pathology"
Noto, Italy, 11–15 July 2016

← Call for applications is open!
10 students will be selected on the basis of their CV to be awarded a € 500 travel grant.
Deadline for applications: 15 March 2016

A summary of the
Panel Discussion "The Importance of Third-Party-Funds in Research Funding", which took place on 16 November at the Medical University of Vienna, is available → here

IUPHAR Newsletter
No. 85, December 2015
  • online Guide to Immunopharmacology
  • 2018 World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
  • New innterest Groups: Neuropsychopharmacology and Pharmaco-epidemiology
  • 25th anniversary of EPHAR
    ...

APHAR is happy to announce that the EuCP Committee of EPHAR, the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies, and EACPT, the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, has approved APHAR's

EuCP Programme for the certification of
Medical Specialists in Pharmacology and Toxicology
as European Certified Pharmacologists (EuCP).

The administrative procedures are currently being developed and further information will be supplied once these are available. APHAR plans to set up similar certification schemes for clinical pharmacologists and non-medically qualified pharmacologists.

01.12.2015

Heribert Konzett Award
donated by

The awardee of 2015 is:

  • Eva STURM
    Deparatment of Eperimental and Clinical Pharmacology
    of the Medical University of Graz

    → (PubMed) (Externer Link)

Hans Horst Meyer Award
donated by

The awardee of 2015 is:

  • Andreas LIEB (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology of the University of Innsbruck) for his paper: "CACNA1D de novo mutations in autism spectrum disorders activate Cav1.3 L-type calcium channels" (Biol. Psychiatry, 2015; 77: 816–822)

Intrinsic Activity, 2015; vol.3(Suppl. 2)

← Abstracts of the 21st Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Pharmacological Society (Joint Meeting with the British Pharmacological Society and the Pharmacological Societies of Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia. Graz, 16–18 September 2015
online: 9 September 2015

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Intrinsic Activity, 2015; vol.3(Suppl. 1)

← Abstracts of the 4th LifeTrain Workshop: Achievements and Challenges in Lifelong Learning for the Biomedical Sciences. Brussels, 2–3 March 2015
online: 27 March 2015

Mit großem Bedauern müssen wir mitteilen, dass

Herr em.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Walter Kobinger
Ehrenmitglied der Österreichischen Pharmakologischen Gesellschaft

am 28. November 2014 im 88. Lebensjahr verstorben ist.

Die Trauerfeier findet am 10. Dezember 2014 um 12.00 Uhr am Friedhof Neustift am Walde, 1180 Wien, statt.

The Innsbruck Medical University offers
16 Doctoral Studentships
in the PhD Program Molecular Biology and Oncology

Deadline for application: 21 December 2014

Mit großem Bedauern müssen wir mitteilen, dass

Herr em.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Fred Lembeck
Ehrenmitglied der Österreichischen Pharmakologischen Gesellschaft

am 22. Oktober 2014 im 93. Lebensjahr verstorben ist.

Die Trauerfeier findet am 31. Oktober 2014 um 13.00 Uhr am St.-Peter-Ortsfriedhof in Graz statt.

Nachruf

Intrinsic Activity, 2014; vol.2

Suppl. 1 (Abstracts of the 20th Scientific Symposium of APHAR)
online: 22 Sept 2014

Issue 1
(Position papers of APHAR and
other Austrian Medical Societies)
online: 17 Oct 2014

20th Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Pharmacological Society

Innsbruck, 26–27 September 2014
CCB, Campus Innrain

organised by the
Departments of Pharmacology of the
University and Medical University of Innsbruck

Program online

Geschichte und Wirken der pharmakologischen, …
… klinisch-pharmakologischen und toxikologischen Institute im deutschsprachigen Raum: Soeben veröffentlichte em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Athineos Philippou, Gründer und ehemaliger Vorstand des Instituts für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie der Universität Innsbruck, den vierten und letzten Band "Autobiographien" dieses Werks. …
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Mit großem Bedauern müssen wir mitteilen, dass

Herr em.Univ.-Prof. Dr.med. Georg Hertting
Ehrenmitglied der Österreichischen Pharmakologischen Gesellschaft

am 21. Juli 2014 nach langer schwerer Krankheit verstorben ist.

Nachruf

Job offers:

New job offers (Prof, PostDoc, PhD, Wiss. Mitarb., etc.) can be found in our job exchange
new entries: 23.11.2017 (W3 Professorship Tübingen)

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