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Lisbon to host European conference on #addictive behaviours and dependencies

Lisbon to host European conference on #addictive behaviours and dependencies

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leading international experts in the field of addiction science will meet in Lisbon from 24–26 October 2017 for the Second European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies. ‘Lisbon Addictions 2017’ will showcase the latest scientific knowledge in this field and explore challenges relating to illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and other addictive behaviours. The conference […]

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#EAPM: Successful summer school issues health care professionals report

#EAPM: Successful summer school issues health care professionals report

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Following in the wake of its recent, highly successful Summer School for young Health Care Professionals (HCPs), the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine has released a report of the week’s events entitled ‘New Horizons in Personalised Medicine’, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Delegates and the faculty were welcomed to Bucharest, Romania, […]

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#EAPM: Estonia unveils health and data plans for presidency

#EAPM: Estonia unveils health and data plans for presidency

| July 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Estonia took over the rotating presidency of the European Union from Malta on 1 July, and its programme for the next six months has been published, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  In health, politicians in the capital Tallinn have identified two priorities: tackling harmful use of alcohol and advancing […]

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#EAPM: Summer school for health-care professionals hailed as ‘great success’

#EAPM: Summer school for health-care professionals hailed as ‘great success’

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week saw the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) host its second summer school for young health-care professionals, or HCPs, entitled ‘New Horizons in Personalised Medicine’, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. The concept moved East to Bucharest, Romania, this year with the school taking place from 27-30 June. It followed on from last […]

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#Romania pushes for better access to personalised medicine

#Romania pushes for better access to personalised medicine

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) yesterday (27 June) held a meeting in Bucharest aimed at increasing access to personalised medicine for Romanian citizens, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. It was part of EAPM’s ongoing ‘SMART Outreach’ programme and was attended by high-level stakeholders, the including state secretary at the ministry of […]

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#EAPM: Next generation of health-care professionals gathers for advanced summer school

#EAPM: Next generation of health-care professionals gathers for advanced summer school

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) is set to host its second summer school for young health-care professionals, or HCPs, entitled ‘New Horizons in Personalised Medicine’, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan.    This year, the concept will be taken east to Bucharest, Romania, with the school taking place from 27-30 June. It follows […]

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#EAPM: Call for ‘more fairness’ in patient access to innovative treatments at the European Haematologist Congress

#EAPM: Call for ‘more fairness’ in patient access to innovative treatments at the European Haematologist Congress

| June 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Brussels-Based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) yesterday (22 June) held a round table meeting of stakeholders in Madrid, entitled ‘EU options for improving access to medicines’, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. The meeting formed a part of the 22nd annual congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) taking place in the Spanish capital. The […]

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