Dr. Malcolm Rowland, to Discuss Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetics in Rosa’s Impact Webinar Series

Dr. Rowland, will present “Drug development and physiologically based pharmacokinetics” Webinar September 19, 2012.

San Carlos, CA, September 08, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Rosa & Co. LLC today announced that Dr. Malcolm Rowland, Professor Emeritus, University of Manchester, will present a webinar “Addressing drug development questions with physiologically based pharmacokinetics” on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 12:00 - 1:00 pm EDT as part of Rosa’s ongoing monthly public webinar series. The purpose of the series, “Impact of Modeling & Simulation in Drug Development,” is to foster the use of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) activities in biotechnology, pharmaceutics, and other life science industries. This series is geared to illustrate the advantages and applicability of M&S in product discovery, development, and marketing programs.

According to Dr. Rowland, “Historically, pharmacokinetics has been descriptive and limited in its informativeness. Physiologically based pharmacokinetics (PBPK) and associated models offer a mechanistic, highly informative approach to the subject. The principles behind PBPK will be described and PBPK applications will be illustrated within the context of drug development, both in preclinical predictions of human PK and in clinical development, and within the context of addressing regulatory questions.”

Register for this free webinar at http://www.rosaandco.com/webinar. After registering, a confirmation email will be sent with directions for joining the webinar. More information about the webinar series, an archive of past webinars, and a list of future webinar speakers may be found at http://www.rosaandco.com/webinar.

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