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Utah Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics Workshops, August 9th to 11th, 2017

From: Catherine Sherwin <Catherine.Sherwin>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:29:35 +0000

Utah Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics Workshops

Offered Jointly by University of Utah, Department of Pediatrics, Primary Ch=
ildrens Hospital and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, =
Rocky Mountain Discussion Group
August 9th through 11th, 2017

Registration is open for the Sixth Annual University of Utah Clinical Pharm=
acology and Pharmacometrics Workshops in Salt Lake City, Utah.

This three-day program will feature speakers, hands-on sessions and an oppo=
rtunity to present your own work and network.

Day 1 Messy Data and Model Building: Methods, Tools and Techniques for Insi=
ghtful Research

A great lineup of speakers will provide examples of tools and techniques to=
 deal with messy data, including:

  * Dr. Joga Gobburu, Professor, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, Science, Dir=
ector of the Center for Translational Medicine, University of Maryland Scho=
ol of Pharmacy
  * Dr. Tom Greene, Professor, Chief, Division of Biostatistics, Dept. In=
ternal Medicine and Dept. Population Health Sciences, University of Utah
  * Dr. Anne Kirchhoff, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and as an Inves=
tigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Cancer Control and Populati=
on Sciences Research Program, University of Utah
  * Dr. Greg Snow, Sr. Statistician at Intermountain Healthcare - Inte=
rmountain Healthcare, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Statistics, Brigham Yo=
ung University
  * Dr. Julia Silge, Data Scientist at Stack Overflow
  * Rene Enriquez, Director at University of Utah, Pediatrics Data Coordi=
nating Center, Dept. Pediatrics, University of Utah
  * Dr. Fred Balch, Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Clinical P=
harmacology, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Utah
  * Dr. Catherine Sherwin, Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Dept=
. of Pediatrics, University of Utah

Opportunity for registrants, students and trainees to present their own wor=
k and network at our poster and oral presentation and networking reception.

Day 2 Statistical Methods - R for Pharmacometricians and Pharmacologists

Workshop Leaders: Dr. Fred Balch and Dr. Xiaoxi Liu
Topics to be covered include:

  * R Basics: The R Environment; The R-Studio Environment; R Data Object=
s; Data functions, Rstudio
  * Basic data manipulation; Basic Graphics- (Traditional graphics, latti=
ce graphics/GGPLOT, and PKgraph); The aggregate function, ddply; Using R Fu=
nctions and Scripts
  * Introduction to Add-in Packages Add-ins: MASS, Hmisc, ggplot,lattice,=
 WinBugs Combining Multiple Study Results: Meta-analysis
  * Predictive Modeling: Why individualized medicine needs different tech=
  * Implementing Causal Inference with R

  * Dr. Andrew Redd, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Unive=
rsity of Utah. Introduction to Add-in Packages Tidyverse and its family=

  * Dr. Joga Gobburu, Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmac=
y. Introduction to population PK modeling

Day 3 Introductory SimCYP simulator training

Workshop Leaders: Dr. Catherine Sherwin, Dr. Xiaoxi Liu, Dr. Joseph Rower a=
nd Dr. Jahidur Rashid
This introductory training will include tutorials and hands-on sessions. To=
pics to be covered include:

  * Introductory simulator training
  * Data importing and drug exposure prediction
  * PBPK model development: methodology and implementation
  * Whole-body PBPK model development

Conference Location:
Commanders House, Fort Douglas
1965 De Trobriand Street
Building 620
Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Hotel Information:
University Guest House
Reservations: 801-587-1000
Toll-Free: 888-416-4075

Registration and Further Enquiries: Registration is on a per workshop basi=
s. The fee covers lecture materials, coffee/tea and lunch. You must regis=
ter to participate. Registration is on a first come basis. For more inform=
ation or questions, please contact: Amie Klein, Administrative Program Coor=
dinator amie.klein

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance=
 with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Con=
tinuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Primary Childre=
ns Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah S=
chool of Medicine. Primary Childrens Hospital is accredited by the ACCME=
 to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA Credit: Primar=
y Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 =
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commen=
surate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience: Pediatricians, Physicians, Bioinformaticists, Biostatitici=
ans, Physician Assistants, Nursing and Pharmacy Professionals and Pharmacol=
ogy, Biomedical, and Statistical Graduate Students and other interested med=
ical professionals.

We look forward to seeing you in August!

Catherine M.T. Sherwin, PhD, MSc, FCP
Associate Professor
Chief, Division Clinical Pharmacology
Director, Utah Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program
Director, Pharmacometrics, Clinical Trials Office

University of Utah Health
School of Medicine
Clinical Pharmacology
295 Chipeta Way, S100
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84108, USA
Office phone: +1 801 587-7404
Office fax: +1 801 585-9410

Administrative Assistant
Beth Swanson Beth.Swanson

Received on Wed Jul 19 2017 - 09:29:35 EDT

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