PharmacoEpidemiology and Drug Safety (PharmaSafe)
Medications are an essential aspect of health care. The PharmacoEpidemiology & Drug Safety Research Group (PharmaSafe) covers a wide range of research activities related to optimal use and safety of medication on an individual and societal level. We use epidemiological methods to address questions of drug safety that cannot be studies in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Our work includes monitoring of drug utilization in pregnancy, perception towards medicines, methodology research, analysis of medication safety on patient outcomes and health economics.
The research group is multidiciplinary and has expertise in pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, biostatistics, health economics and pharmacotherapy.
Icelandic Day of the Pharmacy November 4th
Nov. 13, 2017 10:09 AM
PharmaSafe researcher Ingunn Björnsdottir attended the Icelandic Day of the Pharmacy 2017.
PharmaSafe at Farmasidagene 2017
Nov. 10, 2017 10:47 AM
Several PharmaSafe reasearchers presented their work at Farmasidagene November 9th-10th.
Webinar with Eivind Ystrøm Monday 13th November: Acetaminophen use during pregnancy and risk for ADHD
Nov. 10, 2017 10:04 AM
In the past years there has been several publications on the association between acetaminophen during pregnancy and offspring ADHD symptoms. The aim of the webinar will be to present the recent study, discuss what it adds, and discuss what kind of future studies are needed.
The Poulsson medal 2017 award lecture
Nov. 6, 2017 9:28 AM
Professor Sonia Hernandez-Diaz, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is awarded the Poulsson medal 2017 in Clinical Pharmacology. Here you can follow live streaming of the award lecture on December 12 th.
New article on advanced methods for confounding control
Nov. 2, 2017 12:04 PM
New article: "Making fair comparisons in pregnancy medication safety studies: An overview of advanced methods for confounding control" by Mollie Wood, Kate L. Lapane, Marleen M.H.J van Gelder, Dheeraj Rai and Hedvig M.E. Nordeng.