The Sheiner-Rowland Advanced Course in PKPD - Melbourne, Australia 2018

Sunday 28th January through Friday 2nd February

An advanced course presenting aspects and applications of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and kinetic/dynamic data analysis in the medical and pharmaceutical sciences.

For whom intended:
The Course is designed for those who have a good working knowledge of basic concepts in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and data analysis and who now wish to extend their knowledge further. Emphasis will be placed on relating pharmacokinetics to underlying physiological processes and to pharmacodynamics, and on the analysis and modelling of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data.

Course content:
The mornings will be devoted to lectures; the late afternoons to small-group workshops led by experienced tutors, in which participants will solve practical problems and develop facility with the techniques and approaches discussed in the lectures. The participants are encouraged to raise questions from their experience for discussion: time is specifically reserved for informal consultations.

Course manual:
A course manual, comprising lecture outlines, derivations, problem sets with answers, and additional reading material will be provided in an electronic format.

This is not a computer modelling training course. There are no computer exercises. However, participants should come with a scientific hand calculator or notebook computer.

Ability to understand and converse in English is essential.

Further details and registration will be available soon on

Following this Course, the Population Approach Group of Australia and New Zealand workshop ( will be held in the same location from 5th to 7th February. This will require a separate registration and fee.

Carl Kirkpatrick BPharm(Hons) PhD MPS
Director, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety
Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Monash University

P: (03) 99039204