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Drug Research Academy: Personalised medicine - Copenhagen

The symposium is arranged on behalf of the graduate programme in pharmaceutical sciences, Drug Research Academy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.


18-09-2018 13:00 - 17:05


Benzon Auditorium
Universitetsparken 2
2100 - Copenhagen Ø


Lona Christrup, Morten Andersen and Lotte Stig Nørgaard,  Department of Pharmacy/Drug Design and Pharmacology.

13:00-13:10 Welcome

13:10-14:00 Do you have your DNA passport?
Professor Ron HN van Schaick, International Expert Center, Erasmus MC University Hospital, NL

14:00-14:15 Beyond ’the person’: Practices and challenges of consenting within clinical-genetic cardiology
Assistant professor Iben Mundbjerg Gjødsbøl, Centre for Medical Sciences & Technology Studies, University of Copenhagen

14:15-14:30 Personalised medicine in Denmark: The legal issues
Postdoc Katharina Eva Ó Cathaoir, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

14:30-15:00 Pharmacogenomics in cancer treatment: Some semi-controversial reflections
Professor Per Damkier, Department of Clinical Biochemistry & Pharmacology, Odense University Hospital

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:00 Pharmacogenomics in cancer treatment: More reflections and clinical implications
Professor José Moreira, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen

16:00-16:30 Clinical implementation of CYP testing
Consultant Gesche Jürgens, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Sjaelland University Hospital

16:30-17:00 Genomic guided pharmacotherapy - a pilot study in patients with chronic pain
PhD Fellow Morten Baltzer Houlind, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen

17:00-17:05 Closing remarks

The arrangement is free of charge and open for attendance by all interested parties.

Please register by 13 September by sending an email to Lona Christrup (email:, subject: Registration to DRA symposium, and state the name(s) and place of employment of the participant(s).

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