Free University of Brussels (ULB), PHARMED

Advanced Pharmacokinetics & Biostatistics

Practical Information

Commencing Date:
Brussels Belgium

Teaching Methodology:
Credits :

European Fees:
1000 EUR
Scholarship Possibilities:

Course Contact

Free University of Brussels (ULB), PHARMED

University Accreditation: Yes

Centre of Excellence


Courses - Introduction to the practice of clinical research, Jean-Pierre Tassignon (Crossover) - The study protocol, Jean-Pierre Tassignon (Crossover) - Drug metabolism, Roger Verbeeck (UCL) - Bioequivalence, Roger Verbeeck (UCL) - Introduction to population pharmacokinetics, Roger Verbeeck (UCL) - Clinical pharmacokinetics, Christian de Mey (ACPS and University of Frankfurt) - Common errors in statistics and how to avoid them, Viviane de Martelaer (ULB) - Critical reading of a scientific publication on biostatistics, Christian Mélot (Erasme Hospital) - Statistical analysis of complicated designs and multivariable analyses, Christian Mélot (Erasme Hospital) - Bayesian clinical trials, Christian Mélot (Erasme Hospital) - Meta-analysis, Viviane de Maertelaer


Understanding of: - Protocol writing - Principles and application of statistics in clinical trials - Principles and practical applications of pharmacokinetics

Covered Areas

Scientific Areas

- PK/PD modelling

IMI Standards

  • A predefined set of teaching objectives, leading to defined learning outcomes
  • Assessment of the students' achievement in accordance with the agreed learning outcomes of the training offered
  • A system for collecting, assessing and addressing feedback from learners, teachers, technical / administrative staff and programme / course / module managers
  • Availability of appropriate and regularly reviewed reference material (e.g. published articles, links, book chapters, scripts, etc)
  • Defined and transparent admission criteria
  • Quality assurance of teaching staff
  • Regular review of the QA/QC process and demonstration that the training is further developed in light of this review
  • The facilities, infrastructure, leadership and competences available for the support of student learning
  • University accreditation OR a system for approving, monitoring and reviewing the training offered