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International Society of Pharmacometrics Virtual Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Week 2020

August 24th - 28th

Location: online, webinar and online meeting formats Register at: ISoP QSP Week 2020

Agenda (all times US ET)

Monday, August 24

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM    

Moderators Christina Friedrich, Rosa; Eric Sobie, Icahn School of Medicine Brian J. Schmidt, Bristol Myers Squibb, Organizing Committee

Opening remarks

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Tarek A. Leil, Bristol Myers Squibb

A quantitative systems pharmacology model for predicting benefit/risk in thrombosis

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

David Dai and Rohit Rao, Pfizer

A Prototype QSP Model of the Immune Response to SARS-COV-2 for Community Development

Tuesday, August 25

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Parallel track virtual poster session #1 moderators

  • Joshua Apgar,Applied BioMath; Michael Weis, Rosa Uncertainty, Error, and Variability in QSP Models
  • Abhishek Gulati, Astellas; Dhananjay Devidas Marathe, Merck Integration of Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology
  • Lisl ShodaJeff Woodhead, DILIsym Services Drug Safety

Wednesday, August 26

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Moderators Benjamin Ribba, Roche; Peter Bloomingdale, Merck

Meera Varshneya, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Investigational treatments for COVID-19 may increase ventricular arrhythmia risk through drug interactions

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Hojjat Bazzazi, Takeda

QSP for bridging adaptive and innate immune responses

Thursday, August 27

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Parallel track virtual poster session #2 moderators

  • Fei Hua, Applied BioMath; Dean Bottino, Takeda Immuno-Oncology
  • Tongli Zhang, University of Cincinatti; Carolyn Cho, Merck Integrating QSP and Machine Learning
  • Peter Bloomingdale, Merck; Hugo Geerts; In Silico Biosciences, Inc Neuroscience

Friday, August 28

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Moderators Abhishek Gulati, Astellas; Valeriu Damian, GSK

Tomáš Helikar, University of Nebraska

Using mechanistic computational models to interrogate the dynamics of CD4+ T cells

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Loveleena Bansal, GSK

QSP Modeling of Celiac Disease to Support Development of a TG2 Inhibitor

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Peter Bloomingdale, Merck; Brian J. Schmidt, Bristol Myers Squibb

Virtual Poster Award and Closing Remarks

Abstract Guidelines

July 17th: Submission deadline

August 3rd: Notification of acceptance

  • Abstract limit: 350 words of main text (not including references, title, authors, affiliations), and one figure
  • Disclosure
    • Abstracts may be for work presented in other forums and will not be separately published
    • Abstracts are intended to help the committee decide which virtual poster talks to invite
    • Presentation titles with authors and affiliations will be announced to help attendees decide which of the parallel-track poster sessions to attend
  • Review and acceptance
    • Abstract submitters will prioritize their preference for review by the working groups
    • Acceptance subject to the limited time slots and according to rankings by working groups
  • Virtual poster presentation format
    • Presenters will give an 8 minute powerpoint presentation with about 5 minutes for extended discussion
    • Scientific presentations already given in other forums may be re-purposed for this event


July 17th: Deadline for registration with abstract August 21st: Deadline for general registration
Open but QSP SIG and ISoP members given preference if capacity reached
Instructions to connect to the webinar and parallel meeting sessions will be sent to the registered e-mail address
Register at: ISoP QSP Week 2020

Organizing Committee

Brian J. Schmidt, Bristol Myers Squibb; Christina Friedrich, Rosa; Benjamin Ribba, Roche; Eric Sobie, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Abhishek Gulati, Astellas; Peter Bloomingdale, Merck; Valeriu Damian, GSK


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