The SSPT was founded in 1965 and is a scientific society. The purpose of the society is to promote and support all interests of Pharmacology and Toxicology in Switzerland (Bye-Laws).

The approximately 550 members are distributed in the following societies: “Swiss Society of Experimental Pharmacology” (SSEP), “Swiss Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology” (SSCPT), “Swiss Society of Toxicology” (SST) and the Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (SGPM).

The SSPT organizes scientific meetings of general interest for all associated societies. The SSPT represents the field of Pharmacology and Toxicology in Switzerland within the following national societies and associations, respectively: Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) and Swiss Academy of Sciences (sc-nat). Exception can be defined by the associated societies.

NEW: The SSPT provides travel grants to post-graduates in Biomedical Sciences in training, supporting travel to international scientific conferences. The travel grants are awarded twice a year: May 15 and October 15. Applications are welcomed: Regulations; Application Form


The SSPT Spring Meeting 2017 "Animal Models - Lost in Translation ?" will take place on April 20, 2017 in Bern.


This meeting has been accreditated for 1 day of continuous education for those performing or supervising animal experimentation.

Please send registration form and abstracts to H. Kupferschmidt (hugo.kupferschmidt@toxinfo.ch or Fax +41 44 634 1005).

In order to complete your registration, please pay the appropriate registration fee to:

Swiss Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 1066 Epalinges

Postfinance Konto 40-24011-1 (IBAN CH42 0900 0000 4002 4011 1)

BIC SWIFT: POFICHBEXXX (Postfinance, Nordring 8, 3030 Bern)

Important: Please mention "Registration Fee" and your family and first names in the comment field (registration cannot be processed without).