Speaker Line-up Announced for Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Day 2018

CONCORD, Mass., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied BioMath (www.appliedbiomath.com), the industry-leader in applying mechanistic modeling, simulation, and analysis to de-risk drug research and development, has announced the speaker line-up and agenda for QSP Day 2018. In its second year, QSP Day is a free, all-day conference focusing on the impact of mathematical modeling in biotechnology and pharmaceutical R&D. QSP Day features presentations from key industry and academic researchers, a poster session with awards, and offers networking time with peers.

QSP Day, hosted by Applied BioMath and sponsored by MIT Department of Biological Engineering, occurs Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Samberg Conference Center, MIT Chang Building in Cambridge, MA. Previously, Applied BioMath announced Douglas A. Lauffenburger, PhD, MIT as the keynote speaker. Additional speakers include Haiqing Wang, PhD, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Rupert Davies, PhD, Zymeworks. Alison Betts, PhD, Pfizer will also present "Use of Modeling & Simulation to compare Pfizer's new generation HER2 ADC (PF-06804103) with Kadcyla: a focus on PK and efficacy" at QSP Day 2018.

"This is a very exciting lineup of speakers for QSP Day 2018," said John Burke, PhD, Co-Founder, President, and CEO, Applied BioMath. "Each of these presentations demonstrate innovative modeling and simulation approaches to drug R&D."

Abstract submission is open to all undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, industry, faculty and staff in any computational biology field. Three abstracts will be invited to give a 15-minute lightning talk during the conference. In addition, cash prizes will be awarded to the top three student posters, with first place receiving $1,000, second place receiving $500, and third place receiving $200.

For more information and to register, visit www.appliedbiomath.com/QSPDAY_2018.

About Applied BioMath

Applied BioMath (www.appliedbiomath.com), the industry-leader in applying mechanistic modeling to drug research and development, helps biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies answer complex, critical Go/No-go decisions in R&D. Applied BioMath leverages biology, proprietary mathematical modeling and analysis technology, high-performance computing, and decades of industry experience to help groups better understand their candidate, its best-in-class parameters, competitive advantages, and the best path forward. Our involvement shortens project timelines, lowers cost, and increases the likelihood of a best-in-class drug. We provide clarity to complex situations, answer otherwise unanswerable questions, and our approach, when validated in the clinic, is 10x more accurate than traditional methodologies.

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