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Re: Announcement: Sheiner Rowland Advanced Course in PKPD - Washington DC 3-8 May 2009 [Corrected]

From: Nick Holford <n.holford>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 19:09:26 +1300

 My apologies again for spamming you again with this announcement.

The correct URL for signup on this course is:
If you get an application error when clicking on this link then please
just cut and paste the link exactly as written.

Sorry again for all this confusion. In future I will try to remember to
always put URLs on a separate line (thanks to David Bourne for this
tip). I have made sure this is done in the text below.


Nick Holford wrote:
> [Sorry to have to send this again so soon but I had made errors in the
> subject line dates and in the signup page link]
> Dates: Sunday -- Friday May 3 - May 8, 2009
> The Center for Drug Development Science
> UCDC Campus
> 1608 Rhode Island Ave. NW
> Washington, DC USA
> A Workshop, presenting advanced aspects and applications of
> pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and kinetic/dynamic data analysis
> in the medical and pharmaceutical sciences.
> For whom intended:
> The Workshop is designed for those who have a good working knowledge
> of basic concepts in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and data
> analysis and who now wish to extend their knowledge further. Emphasis
> will be placed on relating pharmacokinetics to underlying
> physiological processes and to pharmacodynamics, and on the analysis
> and modelling of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data.
> Workshop content:
> The mornings will be devoted to lectures; the afternoons to
> small-group workshops led by experienced tutors, in which participants
> will solve practical problems and develop facility with the techniques
> and approaches discussed in the lectures. The participants are
> encouraged to raise questions from their experience for discussion:
> time is specifically reserved for such informal discussions.
> A course manual, comprising lecture outlines, derivations, problem
> sets with answers, and additional reading material will be provided.
> Participants should come with a scientific hand calculator.
> Topics to be covered include:
> . Empirical models for pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
> . Mechanistic models for pharmacokinetics (compartmental,
> physiological) and pharmacodynamics (receptor-theory) and combined
> PKPD (immediate and delayed effects)
> . Data analysis techniques for empirical or mechanistic modelling:
> point estimates, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests.
> . Population pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
> . Disease progress and drug action modelling
> . Optimal design
> Faculty:
> Leon Aarons is a Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in
> the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of
> Manchester, UK. His research interest is in population and
> physiologically-based pharmacokinetics. He is co-editor of the Journal
> of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics and executive editor of the
> British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
> Nick Holford is Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the
> University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. He has been involved
> in PKPD modelling for over 30 years. He has a particular interest in
> describing disease progression and the influence of drug treatments on
> disease.
> Mats Karlsson is Professor of Pharmacometrics at the Faculty of
> Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Sweden. Since 1994, his research group
> has focused on methodological aspects of nonlinear mixed effects model
> building and applied PKPD modelling.
> France Mentré is Professor of Biostatistics at the University Paris
> Diderot (Paris 7), France. She heads an INSERM research team on
> Methods and Models for therapeutic assessment in chronic diseases.
> She has worked on development and application of methods for nonlinear
> mixed-effects models in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics for more
> than 20 years
> Stephen Duffull is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of
> Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. He runs a modelling and simulation lab
> within the School of Pharmacy. Research interests include optimal
> design, MCMC methods particularly in clinical toxicology and the
> influence of obesity on PKPD. He has been involved in the area of PKPD
> and nonlinear mixed effects modelling for more than 10 years.
> $3600 including breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, reception, and one
> evening dinner.
> TO REGISTER FOR Advanced PKPD Course Washington, DC May 3 -- May 8, 2009
> Please click here
> to register online. Enrollment is limited to 50, so prospective
> participants are encouraged to register well in advance. Ability to
> understand and converse in English is essential.
> A limited number of spaces at a reduced fee are available to academic
> persons. Further details are available upon request to Julie Nelson:
> julie.nelson
> The Center for Drug Development Science
> UCDC Campus
> 1608 Rhode Island Ave. NW
> Washington, DC Map
> Hotel rooms at a special rate are available at these hotels which are
> close to CDDS at the UCDC campus.
> The Beacon Hotel - Scott Circle
> 1615 Rhode Island Ave. NW
> Washington, DC 20036
> (202) 296-2100 or (800) 821-4367
> The Doubletree Hotel -- Scott Circle
> 1515 Rhode Island Ave NW
> Washington, DC 20036
> (202) 232-7000
> --
> Nick Holford, Dept Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology
> University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
> n.holford

Nick Holford, Dept Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology
University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand

Received on Thu Jan 08 2009 - 01:09:26 EST

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