Training Courses - Budapest 2007

ISoP Training Course – Budapest, Hungary

1. Immunopharmacology and drug safety 2.Basic concepts in Pharmacovigilance

ISoP Training Course
Budapest, Hungary
22-23 March 2007


1. Immunopharmacology and drug safety
2.Basic concepts in Pharmacovigilance

ISoP Training Course - 2007

Immunopharmacology and drug safety

Chair: Nicholas Moore

The programme included the following topics:

  • What is immunopharmacology?
  • Recent progress and ongoing developments in interfering with the immune system: boosters and inhibitors
  • Direct and indirect activators and inhibitors (vaccines and monoclonal antibodies)?
  • Specific risks related to immunotherapy during drug development;
  • Risks identified after marketing: immuno suppression, immunostimulation.
  • Specific procedures/requests for immunopharmacovigilance: setting up a risk management plan

“Immunopharmacology and drug safety” presentations are no more available our web site. ISoP Members who are interested in getting these presentations can contact administration@isoponline.org.

Basic concepts in Pharmacovigilance

Chair: Kenneth Hartigan-Go

The programme included the following topics:

  • Mechanisms of adverse drug reactions
  • Individual cases: basic dataset
  • working with individual and aggregate cases: causality assessment
  • Spontaneous reporting: biases, benefits and limits
  • Case groupings and reporting rates, identification of safety alerts and signals
  • Pharmacovigilance of herbal medicines
  • Risk management and the prevention of adverse drug reactions

“Basic Concepts in Pharmacovigilance” presentations are no more available our web site. ISoP members who are interested in getting these presentations can contact  administration@isoponline.org.