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University of Minnesota Pharmacometrics Summer School

From: Richard Brundage <brund001>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 18:33:37 -0600

Based on the success of the Uppsala Pharmacometrics Summer School, the
Pharmacometrics group at the University of Minnesota is planning a two-week
summer school.

DATES: July 15-26, 2019

LOCATION: Minneapolis, Minnesota

TARGET AUDIENCE: The course is intended for PhD students and post-doctoral

PREREQUISITES: Previous experience conducting population-based analyses;
experience with R is highly desirable. The registrant will also need to
bring a laptop with functioning NLME software.

TOPICS: A variety of topics will be covered that are often beyond what can
be presented in an introductory course or workshop. Topics will include
simulation with mrgsolve; estimating parameter precision; incorporating
between occasion variability; mixture modeling; visual predictive checks;
and introductions to modeling biologics; covariate modeling strategies; and
approaches to PK/PD modeling.

FORMAT: The format will consist of lectures, hands-on sessions, group work,
and presentations, with a focus on a basic understanding of the topic,
implementation of appropriate code, and interpretation of results.

FEE: There will be no charge for the program but students are responsible
for their own transportation, food, and lodging.

LIMIT TO ENROLLMENT: 20 registrants.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Friday March 29, 2019. We expect to have
acceptances to the program announced by May 1, 2019.


HOUSING: A block of rooms at a University of Minnesota dormitory (single-
or double-occupancy) will be reserved. Other campus housing options include
The Graduate Hotel (
and the Days Inn (

MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dick Brundage at brund001

MPSS Planning Committee:

Mahmoud Al-Kofahi
Kyle Baron
Al Berg
Dick Brundage
Samuel Callisto
Ashwin Karanam

Richard C. Brundage, PharmD, PhD, FISoP, FCP
Professor, Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Distinguished University Teaching Professor
University of Minnesota
717 Delaware St SE; Room 464
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Received on Wed Feb 27 2019 - 19:33:37 EST

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