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ASCPT News - March 8, 2018

Published on 3/8/2018 6:00:00 AM


Download the 2018 Annual Meeting Mobile App!
The 2018 Annual Meeting mobile app is now available! Download the app today and start planning your meeting experience!

Download the Annual Meeting mobile app by searching “ASCPT” in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Once you download the app, create an account and log in to:
  • Plan which sessions you’ll attend and create your personalized schedule;
  • Check in for attendee-to-attendee messaging;
  • Read through all of the abstracts that will be presented on-site;
  • And more!
And remember, if you haven’t completed your registration, it’s not too late, but don’t delay! Register now.

Contact ASCPT staff at meetings@ascpt.org if you have any questions about the meeting.

ASCPT Replay: Annual Meeting On-Demand
2018 is your first opportunity to experience the latest offering from ASCPT. ASCPT Replay: Annual Meeting On-Demand is available for purchase now, for release in early April.

Experience year-round access to a professionally produced look at 15 hours of the best of the 2018 Annual Meeting. Content will include all three State of the Art lectures, the Innovation Forum, a Featured Speaker lecture, two Symposia, a Workshop, and Special Sessions, including #Science, which explores the opportunities and risks of social media in the sciences, and the exciting Pharmacometrics Skills Competition: MIDD Gran Prix.

Take the best of the Annual Meeting home with you this year, to revisit the best, or enjoy the sessions you may have missed.

If you are unable to attend this year’s Annual Meeting, ASCPT Replay is the next best thing! For rates and more information on ASCPT Replay, please click here, or email meetings@ascpt.org.

An Important Reminder from ASCPT
With the ASCPT 2018 Annual Meeting right around the corner, we remind you that if contacted about purchasing the attendee list or securing housing, please do not make arrangements and alert ASCPT!

With the Annual Meeting just weeks away, we have seen an increase in the number of scam-type messages related to the sale of our attendee list and housing at the Hilton International. If contacted by anyone other than ASCPT about our attendee list or housing, please do not make arrangements and alert ASCPT by email to meetings@ascpt.org.

PAREXEL Product Theater at Annual Meeting
PAREXEL would like to invite all Annual Meeting attendees to their special presentation, EMA Safety Risk Identification/Mitigation Guideline 2018, being presented at this year’s Annual Meeting at 12:30 PM EDT, Friday, March 23, 2018!

Plan to join Matthias Kruse, MD, as he discusses the systematic approach to evaluating nonclinical data, protocol design and other key aspects to mitigate risk in First in Human (FIH) studies. The new EMA guidance, introduced February 2018, for identifying and mitigating the safety risks will be reviewed for early clinical studies. Laura Iavarone will review the role of modeling and simulation, including the PK and PKPD translational aspect of preclinical data to humans, selection of starting doses and definition of exposure-limit criteria within protocols. Boxed lunches (redeemable with your lunch voucher) and Grandma’s Pantry desserts will be provided. Space is limited to 50 attendees, so secure your seat today!

Learn more about this and other Exhibitor Hosted Events happening at this year’s ASCPT Annual Meeting.

New Webinars Now Available
Have you missed any of ASCPT’s recent webinars? Take advantage of your member login by accessing the recordings on the ASCPT Webinar Library!

Here are some of the most recently posted recordings:
  • Amino Acid Transporters as Potential Targets in Cancer Therapy
  • Member Orientation Webinar Sponsored by Cytel
  • Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Modeling of Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity – Bridging the Link Between Drug Exposure, Urinary Biomarkers and Renal Dysfunction
  • Mechanistic Models of the Immune System for Quantitative Prediction and Simulation of Biotherapeutic Immunogenicity
Interested in submitting your own webinar topic or want to be more involved in ASCPT’s Members-Only Webinar Program? Learn more about ASCPT’s Webinar Resources today.

Join the ASCPT Journal Review Club
Don’t miss the Journal Review Club on-site at the ASCPT 2018 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL! 

We are excited to announce that another Journal Review Club session will be held at the ASCPT 2018 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. Geared towards members in the first few years of their career or who would like to learn more about peer review, Deanna L. Kroetz, PhD, will lead this interactive session on the recently published article “Electronic Health Record Phenotypes for Precision Medicine: Perspectives and Caveats From Treatment of Breast Cancer at a Single Institution”, which will include insights from the author about the impact and importance of peer-review.
 
Do you see what our reviewers did? Participants will receive a copy of the article as it was submitted to the journal and will come to the session prepared with their own comments on the manuscript. The engaging session will discuss potential issues discovered by the participants, examine how the authors addressed the reviewer comments, and answer questions you’ve been wondering about how peer review works from the Editor’s perspective. 
 
When: 7:00 – 8:00 AM, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Where: Room Key West B at the ASCPT 2018 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL
 
Space for this event is limited, so please secure your seat by sending your RSVP to Emma Shumeyko (emma@ascpt.org) no later than Friday, March 9th. Registration to the ASCPT 2018 Annual Meeting is required. 

Don’t Miss the Latest Journal Family Blog Posts
Read about preclinical QSP modeling in the pharmaceutical industry in the latest PSPost. 

Guest bloggers Marjoleen JMA Nijsen, PhD, Fan Wu, PhD, and Mary E. Spilker, PhD, summarize a 2014 survey on how preclinical PKPD modeling is used in the pharmaceutical industry and a new survey that was conducted in early 2017. Read the blog post “Preclinical QSP Modeling in the Pharmaceutical Industry” today! 

2018 William B. Abrams Award Lecture – Save the Date
We are pleased to announce that Kim. L. R. Brouwer, PharmD, PhD, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, will be honored as the 2018 ASCPT & US Food and Drug Administration William B. Abrams award recipient. 

Dr. Brouwer will deliver her lecture titled “Altered Hepatic Transport Due to Liver Disease and Drug Interactions: Implications for Drug Development” on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the White Oak campus of the FDA. 

Watch ASCPT News for information on registration for the 2018 ASCPT & FDA William B. Abrams Lecture.

Annual Meeting Career Center 
All job post orders placed through the ASCPT 2018 Annual Meeting Career Center will receive a bonus posting on-site and will be linked in the Annual Meeting app! 

Basic, Enhanced, Premium, Fellowship, Literature Board, and more offerings are available. Log in or create an Employer Account, select the posting option of your choice, and place your order online.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact vivien@ascpt.org.

Let us help you find the qualified candidates or the dream job you’ve been searching for!

Here are some of the most recently posted positions:
Principal Consultant, Senior Medical Director
Clinical Pharmacologist
Associate Director, Pharmacometrics
Director of Pharmacometrics
Scientist I/II, Clinical Pharmacology

ASCPT Welcomes the following New Members to the Society: 

Alemayehu Akalu, PharmD
Sieto Bosgra, PhD
Sietse Braakman, BS, MSc, PhD
Barbara J. Brennan, PharmD
Jurgen Brockmoller, MD
Shripad Chitnis, PhD
Lulu Chu, PhD
Carol Collins, MD, MS
Martin Dyroff, PhD
CJ Godfrey, PhD
Shun Hayashi, MS
Dae Yun Ki, PharmD
Thomas Larson, BS
Michael Liebman, BS, PhD
Fang Liu, MS
Hong Lu, PharmD, PhD
Nitin Mehrotra, BSc
Hardik Mody, PhD
Jatinder Kaur Mukker, PhD
Rajesh Narwal, PhD
Anthony Podany, PharmD
Paul L. Rothenberg, MD
Lesly-Anne Samedy, MS, PharmD, PhD
Justin Wilkins, BS, MSc, PhD
Nancy Wong, PhD
Hong Yan, MD
Jimin Yoon, BS
Yaowei Zhu, PhD 

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