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Fundamentals of Pharmacokinetics for the Non-Specialist

6-week online academy

1 July - 16 August 2019

Online Academy

Pharmacokinetics is an important discipline, imperative to the development of new medicines. With no prior knowledge assumed, this six-module course will familiarise you with the core aspects of pharmacokinetics. You will learn important definitions, how to analyse pharmacokinetic data, the relationship between pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug-drug interactions and regulatory requirements. On top of this, you will be able to consolidate your knowledge with two case studies, both detailing practical uses of pharmacokinetics.

  • Familiarise yourself with the key principles of Pharmacokinetics, including: absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion.
  • Understand how to present Pharmacokinetic results to the regulators
  • Consolidate your knowledge with case studies and understand the relevance of Pharmacokinetics in practice
  • Addresse the fundamental areas of PK, including definitions, data analysis and regulatory expectations.

Dr. Stefano Persiani


Dr. Persiani is currently Director of Translational Sciences and Pharmacokinetics at Rottapharm Biotech, Italy. After years working in academia, Dr. Persiani moved to the pharmaceutical industry and CRO sector holding different positions in R&D at Farmitalia Carlo Erba, Pharmacia, Upjon, and Zambon Group.


His experience within pharmaceutical companies and CROs ranges from drug discovery and lead optimization to early preclinical and full clinical development in different therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, CNS, anti-infective, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and rheumatology.

 

This course is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with PK/PD data but does not require specialist knowledge in the field. No previous knowledge of PK/ PD is assumed.

Relevant Departments include:

- Research & Development
- Preclinical Development
- Licensing & Business Development
- Clinical Operations
- Regulatory Affairs
- Clinical Pharmacology

PTI online academies are perfect for busy professionals as they require just 2 hours per week of your time, and include an interactive forum for you to ask direct questions about challenges you are facing to expert course leaders.


Modules are released on a weekly basis so you can pace yourself alongside your peers and you will have access to a comprehensive set of assets to support your learning such as video content, quizzes and case studies.

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