Guest lecture by Ksenia Zagorodnikova at HIOA
We are proud to present the first Norwegian PhD School of Pharmacy Guest lecture in 2018.
Ksenia Zagorodnikova will be giving a talk with the title:
'Pharmacogenetics at the bedside – why it’s not all about genes in individual counseling'
We are hoping to welcome as many of you as possible
Ksenia Zagorodnikova received a medical doctor diploma in Saint Petersburg Mechnikov State Medical Academy in Russia. She defended PhD in clinical pharmacology in Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Her research interests have since been mostly in the fields of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacogenetics. For 11 years has she held a position of associate professor at the department of internal medicine and clinical pharmacology at North-Western Mechnikov State Medical University. In 2008 she started working for the regional pharmacovigilance office, and in 2009 she established the Center for medications safety in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Since 2013 she is leading the research lab, where she and her team do research in medications safety and personalised medicine. She works as a scientific editor and member of editorial board at a number of journals, including “Therapeutic drug monitoring”. Since 2017 Dr. Zagorodnikova leads the Department of Clinical Pharmacology at the Almazov National Medical Research Centre in St. Petersburg, which is one of the largest and most modern clinical hospitals in Eastern Europe. She is a member of Russian and international professional associations, and representative of Russian Federation at the European Association of Clinical Pharmacologists.