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Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists

ASCEPT was founded in 1966, and held its first scientific meeting a year later. Since that time, ASCEPT has developed into the peak professional society devoted to advancing excellence in Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology in Australasia.

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ASCEPT 2021 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting

 

29 November – 2 December 2021

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

ASCEPT members have many diverse interests and so have formed Special Interest Groups to acknowledge these strengths, to enhance the cohesion of the Society and to promote and advance the study and application of pharmacology and toxicology in its broadest context.

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Special Interest Groups

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ASCEPT members have many diverse interests and so have formed Special Interest Groups to acknowledge these strengths, to enhance the cohesion of the Society and to promote and advance the study and application of pharmacology and toxicology in its broadest context. Currently, there are SIGs in the following areas.

Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology involves all aspects of safe, effective and rational use of medicines in humans (individual, group, or population levels).

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Cardiovascular

The Cardiovascular SIG (formed in 2008) aims to foster collaboration and exchange of ideas across all areas of cardiovascular research.

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Drug Disposition and Response

Drug Disposition and Response involves the distribution, metabolism and excretion of drug and the relationship between drug concentrations and effects..

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Education Forum

A conduit for the sharing of ideas and resources between those involved in pharmacology education, with the overall aim of ensuring that all students of pharmacology receive a quality education that prepares them for their future careers.

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Pharmacogenomics

The Pharmacogenomics SIG addresses molecular mechanisms, clinical impact and public health implications of genomics affecting drug response and adverse effects.

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Student Forum

The Student Forum is currently under construction and will be available in the near future.

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New Zealand Forum

To provide an annual forum to promote and disseminate pharmacology & toxicology research, clinical practice and education within New Zealand and beyond.

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Toxicology

Open to all who have an interest in toxicology. Including but not limited to drugs, medicines and consumer product toxicity, pesticides and agrichemicals, nanomaterials, occupational chemicals and industrial pollutants, naturally occurring toxic chemicals and poisons, poisoning management and clinical toxicity.

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Urogenital and Gastrointestinal

The Urogenital/Gastrointestinal SIG promotes research in the field of urogenital and gastrointestinal pharmacology and disseminate findings to Australian researchers while encouraging early career researchers with opportunities to present their work.

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Neuropharmacology

The Neuropharmacology and behavioural SIG is interested in how drugs affect cellular activity within the nervous system and how this influences behaviour.

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Pharmacoepidemiology

The role of the Pharmacoepidemiology SIG is to promote and support pharmacoepidemiological research and collaboration within ASCEPT members.

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Respiratory and Inflammation

The Respiratory & Inflammation SIG aims to facilitate cutting edge research in the areas of respiratory and inflammatory diseases.

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