Methodology, Tools, and Computation

Gaining efficiency by combining analytical and numerical methods to solve ODEs: Implementation in Stan and application to Bayesian PK/PD modeling

Margossian C and Gillespie WR.  Presented at the 8th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 2017.

Points to consider when making inferences about covariates

Gastonguay MR. Presented at the 8th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 2017.

Theory, empiricism, and a vision for the continued growth of pharmacometrics

Gastonguay MR.  The International Society of Pharmacometrics Lewis B. Sheiner Award Lecture presented at the 8th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 15, 2017.

Sumo: An authenticating web application with an embedded R session

Bergsma TT and Smith MS. The R Journal; June 2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p60-63.

A joint optimal design for functional data with application to scheduling ultrasound scans

Park SY, Xia L, Wilbur J, Staicu AM, Jumbe NL.  Paper presented at: Eastern North American Region (ENAR) Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society, March 2017, Washington, DC.

Evaluating effectiveness of case-matching for exposure-response analysis

Wilbur JD, Gupta M, Passey C, Roy A.  Poster presented at Eastern North American Region (ENAR) Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society, March 2017, Washington, DC; Abstract 57d.

Stan functions for Bayesian pharmacometric modeling

Margossian CC and Gillespie WR.  Presented at the 7th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Bellevue, WA; October 2016.

MBMA of combined individual and aggregate data: strategies and issues

Gillespie WR. Presented at the 7th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Bellevue, WA; October 2016.

Bayesian pharmacometric modeling with BUGS, NONMEM, and Stan

Gillespie WR.  Presented at the 7th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Bellevue, WA; October 2016.

Causal models with pharmacometric applications

French JL.  Presented at the 7th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Bellevue, WA; October 2016.

Interactive simulation-based assessment of “go/no-go” decision making in Duchenne muscular dystrophy clinical trials

Hajjar J, French JL, Gastonguay MR.  Presented at the 7th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Bellevue, WA; October 2016.

Automation of Population Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Modeling Reports Using the RShiny Application: TFL Generator

Melhem M, Polhamus D, Lau T, Chen P, Narayanan A, Clements JD, Gibbs J, Seegan G.  Presented at the 7th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Bellevue, WA; October 2016.

Prototype Stan functions for Bayesian pharmacometric modeling

Gillespie WR and Margossian CC.  Presented at Stan for Pharmacometrics Day, Paris 22 Sep 2016.

Facilitating clinical trial simulation in Alzheimer’s disease using the CAMD IPD, literature summary level data, and the ‘adsim’ R package

Polhamus D.  Presented at The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), August, 2016.

Facilitating clinical trial simulation in Alzheimer's disease using the CAMD IPD, literature summary level data, and the 'adsim' R package

Polhamus D.  Presented at The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), August, 2016.

Optimal design for sampling functional data

Park SY, Xia L, Wilbur J, and Staicu, AM.  Presented at The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), August 2016, Chicago, IL; Abstract 319197.

Comparisons of multiple exposure-response methodologies in oncology.

Polhamus D, French J, Chen SC, Wang B, Li C, Lu D, Girish S, Jin J, Quartino A.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in Europe (PAGE), Lisboa, June 2016.

Comparison of recursive partitioning analysis and receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis for patient identification

Chen SC, Riggs MM, Nueesch E, Strasak A, French J, Jin J, Girish S, Li C.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in Europe (PAGE), Lisboa, June 2016.

A case study in comparing cognitive development across populations

French JL, Racine A, van Buuren S, Haggstrom J.  Presented at the Annual Meeting for the Population Approach Group in Europe (PAGE), Lisboa, June 2016.

Evaluating effectiveness of case-matching for exposure-response analysis

Wilbur JD, Gupta M, Passey C, Roy A.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in Europe (PAGE), Lisboa, June 2016.

Zika microcephaly cutoffs revisited: A study of Non-parametric methods in fetal growth

Wilbur JD, Ohuma E, Xiao L, Mouksassi S, Hafen R.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in Europe (PAGE), Lisboa, June 2016.

The role of simulation in assessing extrapolation assumptions

Gastonguay MR.  Presented at the Quantitative Assessment of Assumptions to Support Extrapolation of Efficacy in Pediatrics: FDA – U Maryland CERSI Cosponsored Workshop.  FDA. June 1, 2016.

Comparing the performance of four open-source methods for multiple parameter estimation in a systems pharmacology model

Eudy RJ, Riggs MM, Baron K.  Presented at the Sanofi–MSISB Mount Sinai Systems Pharmacology Symposium, June 2016.

Estimation of exposure-response relationships in the presence of confounding

French JL.  Presented at Trends and Innovation in Clinical Trial Statistics Conference, Durham, NC; May 2016.

Big Data: Challenges and opportunities for clinical pharmacology

Flockhart D, Bies RR, Gastonguay MR, Schwartz SL.  Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2016 May;81(5):804-6.

Model-based meta-analysis for development of a population-pharmacokinetic (PPK) model for Vitamin D3 and its 25OHD3 metabolite using both individual and arm-level data

Ocampo-Pelland AS, Gastonguay MR, French JF, Riggs MM.  J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn. 2016 Apr;43(2):191-206.

Facilitating cardiovascular safety exposure-response modeling in early-phase clinical studies with the cardioModel package for R

Conrado DJ, Hather GJ, Chen D, Denney WS. Facilitating Cardiovascular Safety Exposure-Response Modeling in Early-Phase Clinical Studies with the cardioModel Package for R.  Presented at the 6th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Arlington, VA, October 2015

A pharmacometrician’s perspective for utilization of big data

Gastonguay MR.  Presented at the 6th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Arlington, VA; October 2015.

A modeling and simulation framework for exposure-response analysis in oncology: comparison and considerations of multiple methodologies

Polhamus D, French J, Chen S-C, Wang B, Li C, Lu D, Girish S, Jin J, Quartino A.  Presented at the 6th American Conference on Pharmacometrics, Arlington, VA; October 2015.

Simulation from ODE-based population PK/PD and systems pharmacology models in R with mrgsolve

Baron KT and Gastonguay MR.  Presented at the 6th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Arlington, VA; October 2015.

Linking a mechanistic model of bone mineral density to a time-to-event model of fracture

Eudy RF, Gillespie WR, Riggs MM, Gastonguay MR.  Presented at the 6th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Arlington, VA; October 2015.

Trends in the application of pharmacometric modeling and simulation in the development of orphan drugs in the 21st century

Hajjar J, Fisher J, Gastonguay MR.  Presented at the 6th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Arlington, VA; October 2015.

Implementing FDA specifications in R for submission of analysis datasets

Bergsma T and Pivirotto S.  Presented at the 6th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Arlington, VA, October 2015.

Modeling & simulation: Filling the knowledge gap in rare diseases. Return on Investment on the Utilization of Systems Pharmacology and pharmacometrics in drug development for rare diseases: challenges and opportunities

Gastonguay MR and Godfrey CJ.  American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) Workshop, September 26, 2015.

Modeling & simulation: Filling the knowledge gap in rare diseases. Return on investment on the utilization of systems pharmacology and pharmacometrics in drug development for rare diseases: challenges and opportunities

Gastonguay MR and Godfrey CJ.  American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) Workshop, September 26, 2015.

A priori identifiability of target-mediated drug disposition models and approximations

Eudy RJ, Riggs MM, Gastonguay MR. AAPS J. 2015 Sep;17(5):1280-4.

Assessment of propensity score and Mahalanobis distance matching in the exposure-response setting

Polhamus D, French J.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in Europe (PAGE), Hersonissos, Greece; June 2015.

Model-based meta-analysis for development of a population pharmacokinetic (PPK) model for vitamin D3 and its 25OHD3 metabolite

Ocampo-Pellend AS, Gastonguay, French JL, Riggs MM. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group in Europe (PAGE), Hersonissos, Greece; June 2015.

FDA advisory meeting clinical pharmacology review utilizes a quantitative systems pharmacology (QSP) model: A watershed moment?

Peterson MC and Riggs MM.  CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, 2015 Mar; 4(3).

Modeling and simulation for medical product development and evaluation: highlights from the FDA-C-Path-ISOP 2013 workshop

Romero K, Sinha V, Allerheiligen S, Danhof M, Pinheiro J, Kruhlak N, Wang Y, Wang SJ, Sauer JM, Marier JF, Corrigan B, Rogers J, Lambers Heerspink HJ, Gumbo T, Vis P, Watkins P, Morrison T, Gillespie W, Gordon MF, Stephenson D, Hanna D, Pfister M, Lalonde R, Colatsky T. Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, 2014 Dec;41(6):545-52. doi: 10.1007/s10928-014-9390-0.

Web-based software for real-time simulation-assisted trial design in Alzheimer’s disease

Polhamus DG, Kang J, Rogers JA, and Gastonguay MR. Presented at the 7th Annual Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD), November 2014.

Establishing a priori identifiability of target mediated drug disposition models

Eudy RJ and Gastonguay MR. Presented at the 5th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Las Vegas, NV, October 2014.

Self-auditing data tables for R

Bergsma T and Pivirotto S.  Presented at the 5th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Las Vegas, NV, October 2014.

Elastic cloud computing in pharmacometrics: Usage data and strategies for efficient workflows

Knebel W, Gastonguay M, Polhamus D, Hane JT. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Analysis Group in Europe (PAGE), Alicante, Spain; June 2014; Abstract I-55.

Research designs for proof-of-concept chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations

J. S. Gewandter, R. H. Dworkin, D. C. Turk, M. P. McDermott, R. Baron, M. R. Gastonguay, I. Gilron, N. P. Katz, C. Mehta, S. N. Raja, S. Senn, C. Taylor, P. Cowan, P. Desjardins, R. Dimitrova, R. Dionne, J. T. Farrar, D. J. Hewitt, S. Iyengar, G. W. Jay, E. Kalso, R. D. Kerns, R. Leff, M. Leong, K. L. Petersen, B. M. Ravina, C. Rauschkolb, A. S. C. Rice, M. C. Rowbotham, C. Sampaio, S. H. Sindrup, J. W. Stauffer, I. Steigerwald, J. Stewart, J. Tobias, R.-D. Treede, M. Wallace, and R. E. White.  Pain. 2014 Sep;155(9):1683-95. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2014.05.025. Epub 2014 May 24.

A cloud-based cluster computing platform for pharmacometric applications

Bergsma T, Knebel W, Polhamus D, Hane JT, Gastonguay MR. Presented at the 4th American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), Ft. Lauderdale; May 2013.

Facilitating pharmacometric workflow with the metrumrg package for R

Bergsma TT, Knebel W, Fisher J, Gillespie WR, Riggs MM, Gibiansky L, Gastonguay MR. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2013 Jan;109(1):77-85.

Facilitating pharmacometric workflow with the metrumrg package for R

Bergsma TT, Knebel W, Fisher J, Gillespie WR, Riggs MM, Gibiansky L, Gastonguay MR. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. Volume 109, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 77-85.  Published online September 2012.

From evidence synthesis to trial optimization: The adsim package for model-based simulation in Alzheimer’s disease

Polhamus D, Rogers J, Gillespie W, French J, and Gastonguay M.  Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group Europe (PAGE), Venice, Italy, June 2012, Abstract 2580.

Building a scalable pharmacometrics platform in the cloud

Hane J and Kraut A.  Presented at BioIT World Conference and Expo, Boston, MA; April 23-25, 2012.

The value of evidence synthesis: Model-based meta-analysis based on the CAMD database, the ADNI AD cohort data, and literature meta-data

Rogers J, Polhamus D, Ito K, Qiu R, Gillespie W, Corrigan B. Presented at the 2012 American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) Annual Meeting, National Harlbor, MD; March 2012.

Two guys and a credit card: Metrum’s Amazon cloud makeover – A case study in transferring a life sciences IT infrastructure fully into the cloud

Davies K.  Bio-IT World, Feb 14, 2012.

Full covariate models as an alternative to methods relying on statistical significance for inferences about covariate effects: A review of methodology and 42 case studies 

Gastonguay MR.  Presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Population Approach Group Europe (PAGE),  Athens, Greece,  June 2011. Abstract 2229.