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Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology
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The inaugural Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting concludes successfully

This October we held the inaugural Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting on anti-infective TDM which included the enthusiastic participation of IATDMCT members Debbie Marriott, Danijela Kocic, Jane Carland, Sophie Stocker, Miao Yan, Jason Roberts, president Dario Cattaneo and president-elect Jan-Willem Alffenaar. We were joined by colleagues from the region, Lee Lee Low (Malaysia), Jayme Wong Sau Yeng and Tze-Peng Lim (Singapore). The meeting took place over two days, the first primarily focusing on laboratory aspects of TDM and the second on clinical implementation. It was really fantastic to hear a variety of local experiences!

Interviews with Rome 2021 Participants

Rome 2021

Rome 2021 Congress Concludes Successfully


The Rome Congress was an absolute treat and we saw one of the biggest scientific programmes of any of our congresses. There was certainly a feeling of a scientific ‘Renaissance’ resulting from finally being able to come together!


This month we present a video blog of brief interviews with delegates in Rome. Watch out for President, Dario Cattaneo’s response to the question “Where was the first IATDMCT congress held?” (Actually, the answer is elusive, as it is the only congress not listed on the history of congresses page !) Enjoy!

Interview with Bianca Maria Goffredo

This month we hear from Bianca Maria Goffredo from the Laboratory of Metabolic Pathology at Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital in Rome. Bianca shares about her experience in developing drug assays and applying them to personalize therapy, especially for pediatric patients.


Bianca Maria Goffredo
Laboratory of Metabolic Pathology
Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy

Interview with Sara Baldelli

Sara Baldelli

This month we hear from Sara Baldelli from the Unit of Clinical Pharmacology, Luigi Sacco University Hospital in Milan. Sara shares about the achievements of the lab, where they have come a long way since opening 10 years ago. I was especially interested to hear about the Quality by Design (QbD), a concept applied to developing new analytical methods. For the future, Sara has her eye on emerging variants of ambient ionization mass spectrometry that may enable direct measurements in tissues and organs.


Sara Baldelli
Unit of Clinical Pharmacology
Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy

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