“Current Topics in Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics: Biologics and Transporters – What’s New?”

Crowne Plaza Hotel
110 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, New Jersey

April 29, 2009
8:45 am – 3:30 pm


08:00 am
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Vendor Exhibit

08:50 am
Introductory Remarks
Dr. Robert M. Iannucci, Chair, NJDMDG, Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ

09:00 am
Imaging Techniques and Pharmacokinetic Modeling/Simulation: Useful Quantitative Tools for the Drug Transport Scientist [slides (PDF)] Dr. Kim Brouwer, Professor and Chair of the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics
School of Pharmacy, and Professor, Curriculum in Toxicology, University of North Carolina

09:50 am
Regulation of Organic Anion Transporters and the Clinical Implication [slides (PDF)] Dr. Guofeng You, Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

10:45 am
Vendor Exhibit & Coffee Break

11:15 am
Mechanism-Based Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Modeling of Biologics
Dr. Donald E. Mager, Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

12:00 Noon
Lunch & Vendor Exhibit

01:30 pm
Role of Transporters in Drug Exposure During Lactation [slides (PDF)] Dr. Patrick McNamara, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky

02:15 pm
Vendor Exhibit & Coffee Break

02:45 pm
Regulatory and Scientific Issues that Impact Development of Biotherapeutics [slides (PDF)] Dr. Peter Thomas, Senior Program Manager, Early Development, Covance Laboratories, Inc, Madison, WI

03:30 pm
Program Closure