Last updated on: 05/10/2017
1. Contact details{View data sources/studies associated with this centre}
Name of organisation 
1) Department/Research groupPharmacology Unit - Veneto Pharmacovigilance Centre
2) Organisation/affiliationUniversity Hospital Verona
Short Name in the inventoryPharmacol UNIVR
Website/Homepagewww.sfm.univr.it 
Administrative Contact
Title Professor
Last name Roberto
First name Leone
Address line 1Pharmacology Unit
Address line 2Policlinico GB Rossi 
Address line 3P.le L.A. Scuro 10 
CityVerona 
Postcode37134 
CountryItaly
Phone number (incl. country code)390458124706 
Alternative phone number390458027612 
Fax number (incl. country code)390458124876 
Email address roberto.leone@univr.it
Scientific Contact
Title Professor
Last name Ugo
First name Moretti
Address line 1Pharmacology Unit
Address line 2Policlinico GB Rossi 
Address line 3P.le L.A. Scuro 10 
CityVerona 
Postcode37134 
CountryItaly
Phone number (incl. country code)390458124245 
Alternative phone number390458027602 
Fax number (incl. country code)390458124876 
Email address ugo.moretti@univr.it
Alternative Scientific Contact
Title Professor 
Last name Mauro 
First name Venegoni 
Address line 1Pharmacology Unit 
Address line 2Policlinico GB Rossi 
Address line 3P.le L.A. Scuro 10 
CityVerona 
Postcode37134 
CountryItaly 
Phone number (incl. country code)00393346317637 
Alternative phone number 
Fax number (incl. country code)+390458124876 
2. Description
The Centre is also part of the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Verona. It is responsible for the PV activities in the Veneto Region collaborating with the National Agency (AIFA) in analyzing the Italian spontaneous reporting database. Specific expertise and role are present in signal detection methodologies, drug and reactions terminologies and signal communication and diffusion. We are also Reference Centre for Education and Communication within the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring and we publish a pharmacovigilance bulletin, FOCUS Farmacovigilanza, member of the International Society of Drug Bullettins (ISDB). Moreover, the Centre organizes and participates in national and international pharmacoepidemiological studies including specific issues (e.g. drug induced hepatitis, biologicals and vaccines), development of spontaneous reporting system (e.g. patient reporting), medication errors and is involved in ecopharmacovigilance issue.
3. Category
University based
Hospital based
Government based
4. Available resources
 In houseVia Contacts/Network
Epidemiologist/Pharmacoepidemiologist Yes No
Statistician No Yes
Clinician No Yes
Clinical Pharmacologist Yes No
Pharmacist Yes No
Geneticist/Pharmacogeneticist No Yes
IT specialist Yes No
Ethics expertise Yes No
Legal expertise No Yes
Regulatory expertise Yes No
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