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Sheiner-Rowland Advanced Course in PKPD -- Come and join in the fun!

From: Nick Holford <n.holford>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 07:12:11 -0800


Hotel Waldhaus (5 star), Sils-Maria, Engadin Valley, Switzerland
Date: Sunday - Friday
11 - 16 April, 2010

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 book, 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
modeling: point estimates, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests
. Population pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
. Disease progress and drug action modeling
. Optimal design

CHF5000 which includes all meals and accommodation at the Hotel
Waldaus, Sils Maria.

Please click to register online. Enrollment is
limited to 60, so prospective participants are encouraged to register
well in advance. Ability to understand and converse in English is

The Workshop is limited to 60 applicants only. Ability to understand
and converse in English is essential.

A limited number of places, at a reduced fee, are available to
academic persons. Further details are available upon request to irene.sung

Nick Holford, Professor Clinical Pharmacology
Dept Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology
University of Auckland,85 Park Rd,Private Bag 92019,Auckland,New Zealand
tel:+64(9)923-6730 fax:+64(9)373-7090 mobile:+64(21)46 23 53
email: n.holford
Received on Wed Nov 11 2009 - 10:12:11 EST

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