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Author: Theresa Cain

Theresa Cain has a degree in Mathematics and an MSc in Medical Statistics. After working for a year as a Statistician at AstraZeneca (Alderley Park, UK), she then joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield to work on a PhD. The project included some collaboration with the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and involved the Bayesian analysis of discrete choice data to investigate uncertainty in health-state utilities used in economic evaluations. At Certara, she has worked on parameter estimation, pharmacodynamics, SIVA, and the design of clinical studies.

Recent Posts

Assessing Drug-Smoking Interactions Using PBPK Modeling

Assessing Drug-Smoking Interactions Using PBPK Modeling

The prevalence of cigarette smoking remains high globally despite abundant evidence showing that it isn’t good for your health. But, did you know that smoking can affect the metabolism of other drugs and even cause serious drug interactions? In this blog post, I’ll discuss the mechanisms by which smoking can impact pharmacokinetics, how physiologically-based pharmacokinetic […]

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