Time : April 12 2010, AM 9:00
Location:Meeting Rom of Biological Building
Dr. Paolo Vicini
Department of Pharmacokinetics, Dynamics and Metabolism, La Jolla, Pfizer US
Dr. Paolo Vicini received his Ph.D. (Bioengineering) from the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy. He joined the University of Washington faculty in 1998 as a Research Assistant Professor and became an Associate Professor in 2004. He was awarded the Distinguished Teacher-Mentor Award by the Department of Bioengineering in 2006. In 2008, he joined Pfizer Global Research and Development in San Diego, CA, as a Research Fellow in the Pharmacokinetic, Dynamics and Metabolism department. His work has been focused on modeling and simulation applications to glucose and insulin metabolism, cancer, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. His research interests include the development of mathematical and statistical methods and software, with emphasis on software development, design of experiments, statistical model selection and techniques for parameter estimation from data. Dr. Vicini is a member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, the American Diabetes Association, the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, the Biomedical Engineering Society and the IEEE and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. He was the Chair-Elect, Chair and Past Chair of the AAPS Modeling and Simulation Focus Group (1999-2005), received the IEEE/EMBS Early Career Award in 2003 and was the Program Chair of the IEEE EMBC in 2008. He has been a member of the Biomedical Computing and Health Informatics NIH Study Section until 2009, and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.
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