Professor Joel Tarning

Head of Pharmacometrics
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Prof Joel Tarning was appointed Head of Pharmacometrics at WWARN in 2014, where he applies pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling to optimise antimalarial drug therapy through large pooled pharmacometric analyses. He has been an active member of WWARN since 2009 and led the Pharmacology Proficiency Programme for 2 years. Joel has extensive experience in the field of Clinical Pharmacology, is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at Oxford University, and is heading the Clinical Pharmacology Department at Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Research Unit, Thailand. His main research focuses on infectious disease pharmacology, especially in pregnant women and children. Joel received the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFEPS) [JTA1] Giorgio Segré Prize for pharmaceutical research in June 2015.