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RE: NONMEM workshop, 29 September to 3 October 2003, in Aix en Provence,

From: Eliane FUSEAU <eliane>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 16:59:20 +0200

EMF Consulting France is pleased to announce the NONMEM Practical training workshop for modelling PK/PD Data to be held at EMF Consulting, Aix en Provence, 6 October to 10 October 2008, 8:30 to 5:15 every day.

This course is largely based on the NONMEM manuals, tutorials and workshops run previously. Minimum theoretical lectures are given to allow a naïve NONMEM user to perform the exercises during the practical hands-on sessions. The course is directed at pharmacokineticists, clinical pharmacologists, and statisticians in pharmaceutical research.

This year, we'll use the current version of NONMEM VI, with the pre-and post-processing interfaces PSN and Xpose, so there should be some additional fun!
We'll accept up to 10 trainees only, 5 seats are already paid. English is the course language, EMF site is non-smoking and fully accessible. Prerequisites: Basic understanding of PK, PK/PD and clinical statistics.
Instructors: Eliane Fuseau, Mathilde Marchand, Pierre ROY and Marc-Antoine Fabre. Course Agenda, hotels list, are sent on request to

Lectures/ Discussion themes (~16 hours)
Basic concepts of pharmacokinetic modelling, Introduction to population modelling, strategy for drug development (why and when), use in market application (what) Modelling and precision, sources of variability, NMTRAN control records, Examples NONMEM modelling strategy and documentation (protocol, analysis plan, report), Design, databases, constraints, diagnostics, Model selection, Conditional estimation, Simulations PK, PK/PD modelling of continuous or ordered categorical data), Simulations.

Hands-on (~24 hours): starts on day 2, alternating with lectures. Full problems are resolved and interpreted including modelling PK in individual, and in population, exploring covariates, interpretation, PK and PK/PD modelling, PK/PD simulations. Each trainee has one PC.
Registration, confirmation and fees: You may register from our website at
€2600 (euros) to be paid before start of the workshop, preferably by cheque in euros or SWIFT bank transfer
Registration fees includes transportation by taxi between site and hotel, coffee breaks and lunch every day, one diner on Tuesday. Confirmation of your registration will be sent with an invoice.

Eliane Fuseau, PhD, CEO
EMF Consulting
BP 2
13545 Aix en Provence cedex 4
tel +33 442 908 102
fax +33 442 908 101
mobile +33 622 040 516

Received on Fri Sep 05 2008 - 10:59:20 EDT

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