(124-LO) 2021-06 Introduction to Population Modeling using Phoenix NLME | June-July, 2021

31 modules



Course Length
24 hours

Tom Jones

$250 - 500


Cost - $500 (Academia $250, India $125)

Course Description

The objective of this course is to train Phoenix WinNonlin users how to perform population PK using Phoenix NLME. Population PK/PD modeling is being used increasingly in regulatory submissions.  Population PK modeling can handle sparse data and also data combined from several studies.   The population approach estimates the variability between subjects in the PK parameters and can help you understand potential sources of PK variability.

Through a series of practical exercises, learners will create population PK models, add covariates to models to help explain and quantify individual variation, and validate their models using bootstrap and VPC. Learners will become familiar with the theory necessary to make effective use of population modeling.

If you are an academic user, please contact us so we can update your account profile to give you access to academic pricing.  Note that you must register with an email address that is associated with an academic institution to get academic pricing.

If you are located in India, please contact us so we can provide a coupon that will give 75% off the full price of the course.  You will need to provide proof that you are physically located in India to get the coupon.

Course Format, Language and Dates

NEW: Starting in 2021, we offer 2 different office hours to provide Live support with this course around the globe.

This course format is as a ‘Live on-line classroom’ which means that the course is delivered virtually by an expert Phoenix instructor at pre-specified times.  This format provides the benefit of the classroom setting, with real-time interaction with the instructor but without the travel.  Although live attending is encouraged, recordings of the sessions are available to participants during the length of the course. 

This course will be delivered in English.

The course runs from the 22 of June to the 27 of July,  2021. This course will start on 22 June 2021 and will run for 6 sessions every Tuesday from 10am to 12pm EST (New York).  There are two options for office hours to help with assignments:

  • Option A: Fridays from 11am to 12pm EST (New York, GMT-5) 
  • Option B: Fridays from 2pm to 3pm (Brisbane, Australia, GMT+10)

Prerequisites and Time Commitment

Fundamental knowledge of PK/PD concepts including basic compartmental models.  Familiarity with the functionality of Phoenix WinNonlin software.  Recommended background courses include: (103-OD) Fundamentals of Pharmacokinetics, and either (100-OD) Introduction to Phoenix WinNonlin or (123-LO) PK Modeling and Simulation using Phoenix WinNonlin.

Students are expected to be able to commit 5 hrs a week to attend sessions and complete assignments.


Phoenix NLME

Participants are expected to have a current license to Phoenix NLME.  If a 60-day software license is needed one can be provided for an additional fee.  Contact us if you want to order a license.

Certara Professional Certification [Optional]

Participants may opt to pay a fee ($50) to obtain an additional professional certification as a Level 1 Pharmacometrician.  This certification requires passing an exam that this course will give you the sufficient knowledge to pass.  Contact us to add this certification to this course registration.  Click here for more details on Certara Professional Certifications.




By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion

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