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NorPEN is a network of researcher groups with the aim of facilitating research within the field of pharmacoepidemiology in the Nordic countries.

April 17, 2023

Research groups

  • Pharmacovigilance Research Center, University of Copenhagen [Web]
  • Pharmacoepidemiological research group at University of Southern Denmark [Web]
  • Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus [Web]

  • Finland
  • Kuopio Research Center of Geriatric Care, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio [Web]
  • Helsinki University Pharmacoepidemiology [Web]
  • Drugs and Pregnancy, Institute for Health and Welfare [Web]
  • The research group of effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for schizophrenia, at Niuvanniemi Hospital, University of Eastern Finland
  • Kela Research at the Social Insurance Institution, Finland [Web]
  • Beneficial and harmful effects of antipsychotics in on- and off label use [Web]
  • Information and development services, Finnish Medicines Agency [Web]

  • Iceland
  • The Centre of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland [Web | Web]

  • Norway
  • Medicines and patient safety at Oslo Metropolitan University (former Oslo and Akershus university college of Applied sciences) [Web]
  • PharmacoEpidemiology and Drug Safety (Pharma-Safe), School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo [Web]
  • Senter for rus- og avhengighetsforskning - SERAF, Universitet i Oslo [Web]
  • Department for chronic diseases and ageing, Norwegian Institute of Public Health [Web]
  • Department of mental disorders, Norwegian Institute of Public Health [Web]
  • Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacoepidemiology (IPSUM) [Web]

  • Sweden
  • The Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology (CPE) at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm [Web]
  • Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm [Web]
  • Department of Analyses responsible for pharmacoepidemiology and coordination of pharma-related matters at the National Board of Health and Welfare [Web]
  • MEDUP - Medicine Use and Pharmaceutical Polity, University of Gothenburg [Web]
  • The research group of psychiatric epidemiology at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Karolinska Institutet [Web] and ADHD research team at Örebro University [Web]
  • The research group of rational use of medicines at the Medical Products Agency [Web]
  • CAUSALab at KI, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute [Web]
  • Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet [Web]

  • Registry holders

  • The Social Insurance Institution, Finland [Web]
  • The Register for Medicinal Product Statistics, The Danish Health Data Authority, Denmark [Web]
  • The Norwegian Prescription Database, Norway
  • Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland [Web]

  • National Societies

  • Dansk Selskab for Farmakoepidemiologi (DSFE) / Danish Society for Pharmacoepidemiology [Web]

  • Finland
  • Suomen Epidemiologian Seura (FES) / Finnish Epidemiology Society [Web]

  • Norway
  • Norsk forening for farmakoepidemiologi (DURG Norge) / Norwegian Society for Pharmacoepidemiology [Web]

  • Sweden
  • Svensk Läkemedelsepidemiologisk Förening (SLEF) [Web]

  • External data and statistics

  • Information on research data applications (data are only available for authorized Danish research institutions) [Web]
  • Dynamic statistical reports on prescription information (and total sales) [Web | Web]

  • Finland
  • Information on research data applications [Web]
  • Dynamic statistical reports on prescription information [Web]

  • Norway
  • Information on research data applications [Web]
  • Dynamic statistical reports on prescription information [Web | Web]

  • Sweden
  • Medicinal product statistics of Sweden [Web]