Drug Met Symposium and Vendor Show

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Date:   April 27, 2015
Venue: The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873.

Mark your calendars for The North Jersey Drug Metabolism Discussion Group Spring 2015 Symposium and Vendor Exhibition, to be held at The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873, on Monday, April 27, from 8:00-4:00 PM.

Registration Information:

Pre-registration fee is $125 (pre-register by 17 April 2015).

Registration fee at the door is $150 (Checks only)

Registration fee is $10 for students and postdocs and $50 for faculty

Registration is free for unemployed

Please plan to pre-register as a group, as coordinated by a member of the NJACS DMDG steering committee from your organization (see list).

·         If you have no DMDG member at your company, please contact Richard Tschirret-Guth       (richard_tschirretguth@merck.com) for registration.

·         Payments by personal or company checks.  Sorry, credit cards are not accepted.

·         Checks should be made payable to: NJ Drug Metabolism Discussion Group.


·         Please contact Karen Dingley (karen_dingley@merck.com) for information concerning exhibits

2015 Spring Symposium and Vendor Exhibition

Sponsored by the

North Jersey ACS

Drug Metabolism Discussion Group

“Recent Advances in Drug Distribution and Drug Action”

The Palace at Somerset Park 333 Davidson Avenue Somerset, New Jersey 27 April, 2015 8:00 am – 3:45 pm


“Recent Advances in Drug Distribution and Drug Action”

8:00 a.m.

Registration / Continental Breakfast / Vendor Exhibit

9:00 a.m.

Introductory Remarks

Richard Tschirret-Guth, Chair, NJDMDG

9:10 a.m.

Topic:  Prediction of unbound intracellular drug concentration in the presence of transporters: from in vitro to in vivo

Kenneth Korzekwa, PhD, Associate Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

10:00 a.m.

Topic:  Single cell pharmcokinetics

Greg Thurber, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI  

10:45 a.m.

Vendor Exhibit & Coffee Break

11:30 p.m.

Topic: Imaging drug distribution and biomarker response in drug discovery

Paul J. McCracken, PhD, Director of Imaging, biomarkers and Personalized Medicine CFU, Eisai Product Creation Systems, Andover, MA

12:15 p.m.

Lunch & Vendor Exhibit

1:45 p.m.

Topic: Biomarkers identification/analysis in clinical research

Steven P. Piccoli, Ph.D. Research Fellow, Immunochemistry and Biomarker Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

2:30 p.m.

Vendor Exhibit & Coffee Break

3:00 p.m.

Topic: Systems pharmacology approach to drug disposition and action

James M. Gallo, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

3:45 p.m.

Program Closure