Pharmacometrics Skills Competition MIDD Gran Prix

Sitting around the Certara’s Raleigh office conference room, sketching out a pitch for a pharmacometrics contest at a national meeting, none of us were overly confident in its viability. Mark Lovern had been talking about the importance of communication skills for pharmacometricians. For them to influence critical drug development decisions, they should be able to … Continued

Optimizing the Timing of Maternal Influenza Vaccination

Infants face a gap in protection against influenza between birth and the time of vaccination. Thus, maternal immunization is the only way to prevent flu infection in pregnant women and newborns. Our current understanding of the optimal timing of vaccination is rudimentary. Watch this webinar with Dr. Michael Dodds to learn how modeling and simulation (M&S) offers an alternate approach to dedicated clinical studies to determine the best time to vaccine pregnant women against influenza.

Using M&S to Evaluate Oncology Drug Dosing

There are numerous challenges in developing oncology drugs: (1) they are often very toxic which precludes conducting clinical trials in healthy volunteers, (2) the PK of a drug may be altered in cancer patients due to demographic and physiological differences as compared to healthy volunteers, and (3) cancer patients face elevated drug-drug interaction (DDI) risk … Continued

First Annual Model-informed Drug Development Gran Prix Deemed a Success

PRINCETON, NJ – Apr. 5, 2018 – Certara and faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy today announced the winners of the first Model-informed Drug Development (MIDD) Gran Prix. The event finals were held on March 24 at the 2018 American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (ASCPT) Annual Meeting.