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Wed, 29 Mar



TB-CRE Pharmacology Symposium 2023

The TB-CRE is delighted to announce the first Pharmacology Symposium, in person in Sydney and live-streamed online.

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TB-CRE Pharmacology Symposium 2023
TB-CRE Pharmacology Symposium 2023

Time & Location

29 Mar 2023, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm AEDT

Camperdown, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Rd, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia


About the event

We will be presenting how information on drug susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and drug concentrations can be used to optimize treatment outcome in TB patients. Time: 29 March, 1:00-4:00 pm AEST, Location: Lecture Theater, Level 6, Centenary Institute


1.00-1.05pm Opening Jan-Willem Alffenaar

1.05-1.30pm What are PK studies and how do they work? - Andrew Burke

1.30-2.00pm What are breakpoints, critical concentrations and ECOFFS and how do they relate to the drug dose? - Chris Coulter

2.00-2.30pm In vitro PK/PD and implications for clinical care - Shashikant Shrivasta

2.30-2.50pm BREAK

2.50-3.20pm What is micro sampling and how may it help TB studies and TDM? -  Prakruti Rao

3.20-3.50pm Optimization of TB treatment in children, the role of PK - Tony Lai

3.50-4.00pm What next? - Jan-Willem Alffenaar

4.00-4.05pm Closing Andrew Burke

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