- May 28-29. Pharmacogenetics at the University of Helsinki 10 Year Anniversary Symposium – from Discovery to Clinical Implementation will be arranged by the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Society of Clinical Pharmacology.
- January 1. The INDIVIDRUG research program had its start with prof. Niemi as the program director.
- June 18. Individualized Drug Therapy (INDIVIDRUG), led by prof. Niemi, was chosen as a new Research Program at the Faculty.