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 2023
2tth Scientific Symposium of APHAR

29 – 30 September 2029
Vienna, Austria

The 27th Scientific Symposium of APHAR will take place on 29th and 30th of September 2023 at the Department of Pharmacology of the Medical University of Vienna.

More information can be found → here.

The Austrian Pharmacological Society APHAR is pleased to announce that its member
em.o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Athineos Philippou
was honoured with the Schmiedeberg-Plakette, the highest Honour of the German Society for Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Our most sincere congratulations !

→ Laudation by DGPT

EPHAR 2024
9th European Congress of Pharmacology

Athens, Greece
23 March –26 June 2024

Heribert Konzett Award
donated by

The awardees for 2021 and 2022 are:

  • Eva Maria KÖNIG
    St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute, Vienna

    → (PubMed) (Externer Link)

    Department of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna

    → (PubMed) (Externer Link)

Hans Horst Meyer Award
donated by

The awardeeS for 2021 and 2019 are:

  • Eva GRUDEN (Section of Pharmacology, Otto Loewi Research Centre of the Medical University of Graz) for her paper: "The anti-parasitic drug miltefosine suppresses activation of human eosinophils and ameliorates allergic inflammation in mice" (Br J Pharmacol, 2021; 178(5):​1234–1248)

  • Edin MURATSPAHIĆ (Department of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna) for his paper: "Design of a Stable Cyclic Peptide Analgesic Derived from Sunflower Seeds that Targets the κ-Opioid Receptor for the Treatment of Chronic Abdominal Pain" (J Med Chem, 2021; 64(13):​9042–9055)

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

Job offers:

New job offers (Prof, PostDoc, PhD, Wiss. Mitarb., etc.) can be found in our job exchange
new entries: 15.05.2023