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››› 20th Congress in Prague, Czech Republic, 18-21 September 2022!
››› 2022 IATDMCT Membership Renewal Reminder & Member-Get-A Member Campaign
››› Compass March 2022 – Download your E-Formats today!
››› Follow IATDMCT Institutional LinkedIn for updates
››› IATDMCT Blog: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Echinocandins. Has the time come?
››› Congratulations to our outstanding TDM Workshop: IATDMCT Latin America Regional
››› Published Ahead-of-Print in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring – Latest Update
››› News from the Communication Committee
››› IATDMCT Events Calendar
››› Contact E-News




Happy March!

Spring has arrived for our members in Japan and the incredibly beautiful cherry blossoms have bloomed. Members are invited to share photos of a special activity in your country for the April 2022 e-News.

The Annual IATDMCT Meeting – 20th Congress of the International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Clinical Toxicology in Prague, Czech Republic, September 18-21, 2022



Registration is Open!


  • 15 April 2022: Late-breaking abstract submission deadline
  • 31 May 2022: Early registration deadline
  • 17 September 2022: Regular registration deadline
  • 18 September 2022: Pre-congress symposium
  • 18–21 September 2022: Congress daysSubmit Your Abstract

Late-breaking abstract submission is Open!

The submission platform is now open for new submissions and will be closed on 15 April 2022.

Program Updates!

Updated preliminary programme is available now!


If you are a scientist with 10 years or less experience in the field of TDM or clinical toxicology, or a scientist from a developing country (see IATDMCT membership application information) you may consider to apply. More information on eligibility requirements and the application process can be found at

According to the policy, IATDMCT will offer a number of travel grants—for up to US$1,000 each—to attend the IATDMCT meeting in Prague, Czech Republic.
• Applications for Travel Grants close 30 April 2022.

2022 IATDMCT Membership Renewal and Member-Get-A-Member Campaign


IATDMCT Professional


Join us in maintaining the IATDMCT membership! We look forward to inspiring many further colleagues who share with us the idea of an optimized and personalized drug treatment to join us in IATDMCT. Please ensure you renew your membership in order to retain your IATDMCT member benefits.

Our 2022 Member-Get-A Member Campaign now is up and running! Members are invited to inform their colleagues (who are not members yet) about the benefits of membership. Let’s build a strong partnership together!

New Campaign Deadline: August 31, 2022.

As usual the top recruiter (with at least 50%-paying members) will gain a free registration for the IATDMCT Congress 2022 in Prague.

Click here for complete participation details!

Compass March 2022 – Download your E-Formats today!

Compass CoverThe March Compass is now available.

In this issue:

  • 2021 Victor Armstrong Young Investigator Award
  • Redefining Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Tacrolimus in Patients Undergoing Liver Transplantation
  • Reports of the Scientific Committee
  • Career opportunities through the IATDMCT: a personal perspective
  • New member of the Clinical Toxicology/Drugs of Misuse Committee: Ryuji Kato
  • Save the Date

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IATDMCT Institutional LinkedIn page!

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IATDMCT Blog: IATDMCT Blog: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Echinocandins. Has the time come?

Jana Stojanova Blog PhotoThe Anti-Infective Drugs Committee of IATDMCT recently developed a position statement on the potential role for TDM of echinocandin anti-fungal agents and the manuscript ‘Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of the Echinocandin Antifungal Agents: is there a role in clinical practice?’ was published in the journal Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Debbie Marriott, our Director of Education and chair of the Anti-infective Drugs Committee, presents three clinical cases to highlight the main take-aways on the topic, which helps us consider the clinical application of the findings.

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Congratulations to our outstanding TDM Workshop: IATDMCT Latin America Regional Meeting!

Our IATDMCT Latin America Regional Meeting was held on Wednesday & Thursday, March 16 & 17, 2022. We had 149 people on day 1 and 120 on day 2, most from the Latin America Region, but also from many other parts of the world, including Indonesia and Côte d'Ivoire! Thanks to the organizers and to Pam's team for the excellent work! The recordings from the Workshop will be posted on the IATDMCT website.


TDM Latin America 2022

Published Ahead-Of-Print in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring – Latest Update

TDM JournalStay ahead with the latest scientific research developments in the fields of TDM and CT!

The monthly Therapeutic Drug Monitoring column provides you with the latest posts of ahead-of-print. Bringing to you articles posted online on February 21, 2022:

Review Articles:

  • New Psychoactive Substances: Which Biological Matrix is the Best for Clinical Toxicology Screening?
    Wagmann, Lea; Jacobs, Cathy M.; Meyer, Markus R.
  • Pre-analytical stability of flucloxacillin, piperacillin, tazobactam, meropenem, cefalexin, cefazolin, and ceftazidime in therapeutic drug monitoring: a structured review.
    Mortensen, Janni S.; Jensen, Berit P.; Doogue, Matthew.
  • Acute Intoxications and Fatalities Associated with Benzimidazole Opioid (Nitazene Analog) Use: A Systematic Review.
    Montanari, Eva; Madeo, Graziella; Pichini, Simona; Busardò, Francesco Paolo; Carlier, Jeremy.

Original Articles:

  • Therapeutic drug monitoring for rufinamide in Japanese patients with epilepsy: Focus on drug interactions, tolerability, and clinical effectiveness.
    Yamamoto, Yoshiaki; Inoue, Yushi; Usui, Naotaka; Imai, Katsumi; Kagawa, Yoshiyuki; Takahashi, Yukitoshi.
  • Comparison of Ustekinumab Trough Concentrations Measured by Two ELISA Kits and Evaluation of Clinical Response in Crohn’s Disease.
    Kwon, Yiyoung; Kang, Ben; Kim, Eun Sil; Choe, Yon Ho; Kim, Mi Jin.

Short Communication:

  • Development and Validation of an LC-MS/MS Method to Quantify Gilteritinib and Its Clinical Application in Patients with FLT3 Mutation-Positive Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.
    Zhang, Mengyu; Tajima, Soichiro; Suetsugu, Kimitaka; Hirota, Takeshi; Tsuchiya, Yuichi; Yamauchi, Takuji; Yoshimoto, Goichi; Miyamoto, Toshihiro; Egashira, Nobuaki; Akashi, Koichi; Ieiri, Ichiro.

Case Reports:

  • Meropenem to Treat Valproic Acid Intoxication.
    Smolders, Elise J.; ter Heine, Rob; Natsch, Stephanie; Kramers, Kees
    Sylvain, Couderc; Mondher, Chouchane; Franck, Saint-Marcoux.
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News from the Communication Committee

communicationsThe Communication Committee would like to inform the membership that advertisements for professional positions (Ph.D. and Post-Doc job opportunities) in the field of TDM/CT, will be published in the E-news instead of on the IATDMCT website. Please e-mail the office with the advertisement for the position and it will be published in an upcoming monthly E-news. (IATDMCT office email:

Below please find informative links about the current situation, which specifically addresses the rapid identification of COVID-19 cases as well as adverse reactions due to interaction of drugs:

IATDMCT Events Calendar
  Are you aware of additional events of potential interest for the IATDMCT society? Share this information with your IATDMCT colleagues by posting it on our Events Calendar.

» Click here to Post an Event on our Online Events Calendar today!

Visit the IATDMCT Events Calendar and stay informed about the upcoming TDM and CT Meetings. By doing this you can comfortably and directly reach all related online resources.

  2022 II International Workshop on Pharmacometric Techniques

IWPT 2022


II International Workshop on Pharmacometric Techniques for Modelling of Anti-Infective Agents (in Spanish) is going to be held on 4-5 April 2022. This workshop aims to establish a practical space in which beginners and experienced practitioners can upskill in the use of population pharmacokinetic modelling tools based on non-parametric techniques. We will be joined by Prof. Michael Neely. Click here to learn more!

45th Annual Research Society on Biological Research on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting

RSOAThe annual Charles Lieber Satellite Symposium will take place June 23.

RSA-2022 Meeting, June 24-29, Orlando, Florida, USA

The Research Society on Alcoholism© serves as a meeting ground for scientists in the broad areas of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The Society promotes research and the acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge.

The Future of Immunosuppressive Drug Therapy in Solid Organ Transplantation

IATDMCT and The French Society for Pharmacology will organize, in June 2022, an onsite symposium and virtual meeting at Rennes University Hospital in France. This will be an international symposium.

The registration is free!

To register: download this pdf and link with the QR code, or click here for the online registration form.

For more information please e-mail:

The Canadian Society for Clinical Chemists 2022 Annual Conference @ Niagara Falls (Canada Side)

CSCC 2022


The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) will take place June 5-8 in Niagara Falls, Canada.

Earlybird registration deadline April 30, 2022. Click here to learn more!

  XVIth International Congress of Toxicology

ICT 2022


Registration and Abstract submission are now open for the XVI International Congress of Toxicology in Maastricht, The Netherlands, September 18-21, 2022. Click here for details!

This congress is jointly organized with the International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX) and the European Society of Toxicology (EUROTOX), and unites the best of toxicological scientists worldwide in the historical city of Maastricht.

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  IATDMCT 2022
  2022 ACCP Annual Meeting

ACCP 2022


ACCP is now accepting abstracts for the 2022 ACCP Annual Meeting! "Transforming Global Health through Clinical Pharmacology", Sept 25 - 27, 2022 in Bethesda, MD.

Visit today for more information!

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Communications Committee LogoCo-editor: Manuela Neuman
Co-editor: Ryuji Kato
Co-editor: Miao Yan

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