Teachers from AHMU participate in the 18th World Congress of Pharmacology


From July 1 to 6, 2018,the 18th World Congress of Pharmacology (WCP2018) was held in Kyoto, Japan, and 9 teachers from our university attended the event. The theme of this congress is “Pharmacology for the Future Science, Drug Development and Therapeutics”.Shinya Yamanaka,a Nobel Prize winner, and Zhang Feng, a famous scholar of gene modification technology, etc. were invited to make conference reports; 33 experts were invited to report on frontier progress, and 83 special topic forums were held. The teachers from our university actively participated in the academic exchanges, and made poster demonstrations on relevant research, showing the new progress of pharmacology research in our university.

During the congress, the general election was held. Professor Wei Wei was once more elected as a member of the Clinical Pharmacology Branch of the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (the only one from China). The committee consists of more than 10 well-known pharmacologists from the UK, Germany, and China, etc. Each term of the committee is four years and it is mainly responsible for international academic exchanges in this field, coordination of academic exchanges and research cooperations between countries, and organization of education and trainings on international clinical pharmacology and assistance for World Health Organization to make drug use principles and control drug safety.
The World Congress of Pharmacology is held every four years to promote discussions on hot and difficult issues in related fields, exchangeson scientific research progress, and sharing research results among researchers in pharmacology in the world. It is a high-end academic conference in the field of pharmacology, which provides an international academic exchange platform for researchers. Attending this event will help enhance the international academic influence of AHMU and promote the booming development in pharmacology.