Clinical pharmacy is the area of pharmacy concerned with patient care and the optimisation of medicine use in order to promote health and wellness, and prevent disease. Research in this area includes biopharmaceutical, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic strategies to optimise drug therapy in patients; consideration of adverse or toxic events to minimise harm; the study of special populations; and optimal use of medicines.
This research strength includes the pharmacometric discipline that provides the quantitative basis for understanding the time course of drug effects. This research area is supported by high performance computing.
Clinical pharmacy researchers
- Dr Hesham Al-Sallami
- Professor Stephen Duffull
- Professor Carlo Marra
- Dr Ailsa McGregor
- Associate Professor Natalie Medlicott
- Associate Professor Bruce Russell
- Dr Alesha Smith
- Dr June Tordoff
- Dr Dan Wright