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2014 World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
International Congress, Capetown
GERIATRIC PHARMACOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Optimal Prescribing in Older Patients:  The Challenge of Multiple Comorbid Conditions and Polypharmacy


2012 International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
Mid-year Symposium, Munich
IUPHAR SEMINAR: Drug Risk Assessment in Older Adults
·         Age and Co-morbidity of Patients in Clinical Trials vs. “Real Patients” (Darrell Abernethy, USA)
·         Understanding Interactions Between Medicines and Geriatric Syndromes: The Role of Pharmacoepidemiology (Sarah Hilmer, Australia)
·         Sedative Drug Load in the Elderly and Adverse Outcomes (Sirpa Hartikainen, Finland)
·         Prescribing Potentially Inappropriate Medication: A Quality Indicator for Drug Prescription? (Petra Thürmann, Germany)

2011 European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 

Annual Scientific Meeting, Budapest
IUPHAR SEMINAR: Relevance of functional outcomes in geriatric pharmacology
·         Functional outcomes from high risk prescribing in older people (David Le Couteur, Australia)
·         Thrombolysis for ischaemic stroke and functional outcomes in the very elderly (Gary Ford, UK)
·         Sedative load and balance, mobility and muscle strength in community-dwelling older persons in Finland (Simon Bell, Finland)
·         Potentially inappropriate medications for the elderly – evidence, validity and usefulness of check-lists (Petra Thürmann, Germany)


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For additional information, please contact Professor Sarah Hilmer, email geriatrics@iuphar.org .

To follow the activities of this Subcommittee, please register with the IUPHAR website then edit your profile details to select “Geriatric” as an area of interest to you.  Step by step instructions follow...

Go to the Members area by clicking here to open the webpage in a new browser window. Then click on the green "Join myIUPHAR" button.

On the “Register new user” screen, enter your User Information and click “Next”.

Choose up to three areas of interest to you by holding down the "Control" key while clicking with your mouse.  Then click on "Register".

The next screen offers you the opportunity to upload your photo or you may click the “{Skip}” link under the green bar.

You’ll then receive an email containing a confirmation code.  After locating the email from IUPHAR, click on the embedded website link to activate your account.  To prevent spammers, the IUPHAR Administrative Officer will verify your email address then send you a message that your account has been successfully activated, generally within one or two business days. 


IMPORTANT:  Click on the Members tab in the upper right corner of your screen to now indicate your interest in the Geriatric Pharmacology Subcommittee.

Please log in with your new username and password.

Once logged into the Member area, hover your mouse over the “Profile” tab then click “Edit Details”.

Complete the requested fields. 

Scroll to the top of the page to click the red “Save” button.

Log out at any time by clicking on the green icon towards the upper right corner of the Member area.

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