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Pharmacy staff profile

Abdallah Derbalah

PositionPhD Student
QualificationsMSc in Clinical Pharmacy
Research summaryOptimising paediatric anticoagulant therapy through dose individualisation


The overarching aim of my research is to develop and evaluate pharmacometric tools for individualising treatment targets, monitoring parameters and frequency, and dose adjustment for paediatric patients receiving heparins.


Derbalah, A., Al-Sallami, H. S., & Duffull, S. B. (2021). Reduction of quantitative systems pharmacology models using artificial neural networks. Journal of Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10928-021-09742-3

Derbalah, A., Duffull, S., Moynihan, K., & Al-Sallami, H. (2020). The influence of haemostatic system maturation on the dose-response relationship of unfractionated heparin. Clinical Pharmacokinetics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40262-020-00949-0

Derbalah, A., Al-Sallami, H., Hasegawa, C., Gulati, A., & Duffull, S. B. (2020). A framework for simplification of quantitative systems pharmacology models in clinical pharmacology. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/bcp.14451

Derbalah, A., Duffull, S., Newall, F., Moynihan, K., & Al-Sallami, H. (2019). Revisiting the pharmacology of unfractionated heparin. Clinical Pharmacokinetics, 58(8), 1015-1028. doi: 10.1007/s40262-019-00751-7