PK/PD Modeling & Simulation

What is Pharmacodynamics?

Nathan Teuscher

Starting with definitions is always helpful… so after defining pharmacokinetics, a definition for pharmacodynamics is in order. The definition of pharmacodynamics (PD) is much less controversial than the definition for pharmacokinetics. The word pharmacodynamics is from two Greek words (see wikipedia for more): pharmakon: Drug dynamikós : force or power Thus, pharmacodynamics is the study […]

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What is Pharmacokinetics?

Nathan Teuscher

You might think this is a simple question, especially for an expert in pharmacokinetics. Well, this question is full of controversy with each scientist having their own opinion. I think this is because the definition of pharmacokinetics is simple, yet pharmacokinetics science is broad in scope. The word pharmacokinetics is from two greek words (see […]

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Why Have a Blog About PK and PD?

Nathan Teuscher

Many blogs you will find on the internet are related to personal ventures, technology, or hobbies … all topics that are suited to the light-hearted fare that is common in the blogosphere. I believe that blogs can communicate knowledge in unique ways to a broad audience. Instead of developing a blog about my personal life, […]

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