5th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium
20 November 2019
Keynote speaker: Anders Hviid, Senior Researcher, Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Dr Hviid is a senior pharmacoepidemiologist who has worked on observational studies of vaccine and drug safety at Statens Serum Institut since 2001. He is responsible for a number of landmark studies on the putative associations between childhood immunisations and serious adverse events such as autism, type 1 diabetes, and non-targeted infections. He is currently the principal investigator of a comprehensive research programme investigating the safety of human papillomavirus vaccination.
4th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium
21 November 2018
Keynote speaker: Irene Petersen, Professor of Epidemiology and Health Informatics, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom.
Professor Petersen moved to UCL in 2003 and has since built a vibrant and productive research environment around the analysis of electronic health records. She has a particular interest in drug safety in pregnancy and has developed cohorts of pregnant women, potential partners, and children within The Health Improvement Network (THIN) primary care database.
3rd Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium
22 November 2017
Keynote speaker: Professor Eelko Hak, Epidemiologist, Department of PharmacoTherapy, Epidemiology, and Economics (PTEE), University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
Professor Hak is a registered Senior Clinical Epidemiologist in the Netherlands. He is a member of the Dutch Health Council Committee on Vaccination as well as the Foundation BEBO Medical Research Ethics Committee, and directs the University of Groningen’s Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences Pharmacoepidemiology track. Professor Hak’s main research interest is in methods to deal with confounding in observational research, however he has also been leading clinical trials of universal influenza vaccines.
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2nd Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium
25 November 2016
Keynote speaker: Professor Alan Brookhart, Biostatistician, Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Alan received his PhD in biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on the development and application of epidemiological methods for observational studies of medicines using large health care databases. His specific research interests are: 1) understanding the determinants of physician prescribing and patient adherence, and 2) detecting and controlling confounding bias in comparative effectiveness studies of medicines.
Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Inaugural Symposium
25 November 2015
Guest speakers: Professor Sir David Skegg, Epidemiologist, University of Otago; and Professor Ralph Edwards, former Director, Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Sweden
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