Prof. Andis Graudiņš is a professor of Emergency Medicine and Toxicology Research in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University, Australia. In his lifetime, prof. Graudiņš has studied and worked both in the United States and Australia, and is currently teaching future generations of doctors.
His toxicology research interests include management of paracetamol poisoning, treatment of severe cardiovascular drug poisoning, and investigation of novel antidotes for treatment of drug poisoning. Meanwhile, his Emergency Medicine interests include analgesia research and management of acute behavioural disturbance in the Emergency Department as well as assessment of pharmacokinetics and clinical applications of novel drugs for intranasal drug delivery in the Emergency Department.
In the ISC 2020 Opening Ceremony on Friday, March 27th, 9.00 in the Rīga Stradiņš University Great Hall (Dzirciema street 16), prof. Andis Graudiņš will be sharing with us the dangers of consuming the seemingly safe over-the-counter drug - paracetamol - in his keynote speech “Paracetamol poisoning - risk assessment and treatment"