[NMusers] Uppsala Pharmacometrics Summer School (UPSS): Application now open

From: Gunnar Yngman <gunnar.yngman_at_farmbio.uu.se>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:09:28 +0100

Dear all,

The Uppsala Pharmacometrics Research Group is happy to invite PhD
students from all around the world to the 8th annual Uppsala
Pharmacometrics Summer School (UPSS).

*Dates*: August 13th-24th, 2018

*Place*: Uppsala, Sweden

*Intended for*: PhD students

*Topics*: The first week will focus on covariate model building, the
second week on PKPD modeling of continuous and categorical data in NONMEM7

*Program*: Lectures, hands-on sessions, student group work and student
presentations

*Instructors*: Mats O. Karlsson and colleagues

*Prerequisites*:

 1. Previous experience with the NONMEM software
 2. Students will be asked to submit an abstract of an analysis problem
    they are currently working on or┬áplanning to start in the near future
 3. Students will also be required to present a poster based on the abstract

*Group work examples*: During each course week, 2 days will be devoted
to working with real data examples brought by the participants. This has
been an appreciated component both by the students that have brought the
examples and the other group members who get to expand their hands-on
experience. For the purpose of these exercises, we ask applicants if
they have examples with data that can be used and thus temporarily
shared with fellow students in the group.

*Fee*: Free of charge (transport, accommodation and food are not included)

*Traveling grant*: Novartis traveling grant covers traveling costs for
up to five PhD students enrolled at universities in developing
countries. The grant can be applied for on the same website as the
summer school.

*Maximum number of participants*: 25

*Application link:*http://doit.medfarm.uu.se/kurt11300

*Application deadline*: March 1st, 2018

*Contact*: sreenath.krishnan_at_farmbio.uu.se
<mailto:sreenath.krishnan_at_farmbio.uu.se?subject=UPSS%202018>

*Extra*: A block of rooms at a suitably located hostel
(http://www.vandrarhemuppsala.se/en/
<http://www.vandrarhemuppsala.se/english/>) will be reserved for course
participants and a social program will be proposed

*For more information*:

About Uppsala: http://www.destinationuppsala.se/
<http://www.uppsalatourism.se/en/>
About Uppsala university: http://www.uu.se/en <http://www.uu.se/en>
About the Uppsala Pharmacometrics group:
http://www.farmbio.uu.se/research/researchgroups/pharmacometrics/
About UPSS:
http://www.farmbio.uu.se/research/researchgroups/pharmacometrics/UPSS/

Best regards,
Gunnar and Sreenath on behalf of the Uppsala Pharmacometrics Research Group

--
Gunnar Yngman
PhD student

Pharmacometrics research group
Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences
Faculty of Pharmacy
Uppsala University

Box 591, 751 24, Uppsala
Sweden



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