Drs. Schmidt and Cristofoletti to present at Marbach Castle Drug-Drug Interaction Workshop Series

University of Florida College of Pharmacy faculty members Stephan Schmidt, Ph.D., F.C.P., and Rodrigo Cristofoletti, Ph.D., have been invited to present at the Marbach Castle Drug-Drug Interaction Workshop Series from May 29-31 at the Marbach Castle Conference Centre in Germany.

Schmidt and CristofolettiThe workshop series began in 2010 and brings together experts from the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory authorities and scientists from academic and health care delivery backgrounds and perspectives to exchange ideas around drug-drug interactions. The workshops aim to promote safer use of pharmaceutical products, especially in geriatric and medically complex patient populations with various co-morbidities and increasing poly-pharmacotherapy.

Schmidt will be presenting during a session on real-world drug-drug interaction evidence. His talk is titled, “Understanding Contraceptive DDIs through Combining Pharmacology Models and RWDA.” Meanwhile, Cristofoletti will chair a session titled, “Usefulness of PBPK Modelling to Address Complex/Network PK Interactions.”

Schmidt is an associate professor of pharmaceutics, the Certara Endowed Professor and the director of the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology, or CPSP, in the UF College of Pharmacy. Cristofoletti is an assistant professor of pharmaceutics and a member of the CPSP.