Faculty of Pharmacy Day 2021

The Faculty of Pharmacy welcomes you to the Faculty Day 2021. Once again we can meet at BMC, an occasion we highlight with a very interesting program including the lecture How do we stop an infodemic? by Dr Emma Frans, researcher and public educator​.

Faculty Day 21

Time Wednesday 20 October 2021 at 13.00
Venue Lecture Hall B 42, BMC
Registration Lectures https://doit.medfarm.uu.se/bin/kurt3/kurt/28667
Registration Dinner https://doit.medfarm.uu.se/bin/kurt3/kurt/28670

Please note separate registration formulaires! To attend lectures and dinner you need to fill in both.


The Faculty Day 2021 will offer presentations by Mats Martinell, leader of CRUSH Covid who has a central role in Pandemic Monitoring in Uppsala County, and Lina Nordquist, Associate Professor and Member of the Swedish Parliament, who will introduce the government research bill.

Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes, Professor emerita of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, will provide perspectives from a long and fruitful career and Vice-rector Mats Larhed will moderate a panel discussion including a selection of current issues.

Emma Frans, Karolinska Institutet
Emma Frans, Karolinska Institutet

We are also very happy to welcome Dr Emma Frans, researcher and public educator who in 2019 received the Uppsala University Alumnus of the Year award for her "tireless work to increase resistance to misleading facts and fake news".

We will conclude the Faculty Day 2021 with dinner at Pharmen.

Program 20 october

13.00   Welcome & Introduction
            Anders Karlén, Head of Department
            Department of Medicinal Chemistry

13.05   On opioids, the brain and the importance of unbound concentrations  for pharmacological action – perspectives from a long career
            Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes, Professor emerita
            Department of Pharmacy

13.25   CRUSH Covid – Pandemic Monitoring in Uppsala County
            Mats Martinell, Physician, Senior lecturer
            Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences and Region Uppsala

13.45   The government research bill - what does it contain and how was it produced?
            Lina Nordquist, Associate Professor, Member of the Swedish Parliament

14.15   Panel discussion
Olof Eriksson, Associate Senior Lecturer
            Department of Medicinal Chemistry
            Sofia Kälvemark Sporrong, Professor
            Department of Pharmacy
            Ola Söderberg, Professor
​            Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences

            Moderator: Mats Larhed, Vice-rector
            Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy

15.00   Coffee break

15.30    Information from the Faculty
             Mathias Hallberg, Dean
             The Faculty of Pharmacy

              Anja Sandström, Deputy Dean for First and Second cycle education
              The Faculty of Pharmacy

16.10      Break

16.20      How do we stop an infodemic?
               Emma Frans, Senior research specialist
               Karolinska Institutet

18.00      Predrink followed by dinner at Pharmen


Anders Karlén, Head of Department
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
anders.karlen@ilk.uu.se, +46 (0)70-167 9177

Senast uppdaterad: 2021-10-20