Prof Aleksandra Galetin

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Biography

Dr Aleksandra Galetin is a Professor of Translational Pharmacokinetics in the Division of Pharmacy & Optometry, School of Health Sciences, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Pharmacokinetic Research (CAPKR, https://www.capkr.manchester.ac.uk/), University of Manchester. In 2004 she was appointed as a Pfizer Lecturer at the University of Manchester, following her position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the CAPKR. She is the recipient of the 2012 ISSX European New Investigator Award and 2015 AAPS Meritorious Manuscript Award for outstanding achievements in pharmaceutical sciences. She was a member of the ISSX Council (2017-2021) and in 2022, she has started her term in office as ISSX President-Elect; her role as ISSX President will begin in 2024 (https://www.issx.org/).

Prof. Galetin has long standing leadership positions on the expert panels such as International Transporter Consortium (ITC) and AAPS Drug Transport Focus Group Steering Committee (2014-2018). She co-edited a special issue in Clin Pharmacol Ther Nov 2018 dedicated to Advances in the role of drug transporters in drug development. Since 2013, Dr Galetin led/contributed to 10 ITC position papers, defining best practices for the application of endogenous biomarkers and PBPK modelling of transporter-mediated drug-drug interactions (DDI) among others topics.  In 2016, she had a sabbatical in the US FDA Office of Clinical Pharmacology where she provided expert advice on PBPK modelling and simulation of drug exposure in specific populations and prediction of DDIs in new drug applications.

Prof. Galetin has published more than 110 research papers in highly cited peer reviewed journals (H index 46, >6,000 citations), received numerous invitations to present at international meetings and supervised/mentored over 40 PhD students and postdoctoral research associates.

Qualifications

  • 2001 – PhD, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester
  • 1998 – MSc in Clinical Pharmacokinetics, School of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
  • 1993 – MPharm, School of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

  • Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Pharmacokinetic Research
  • ISSX President Elect
  • Member of the ISSX Council, ISSX Scientific Affairs Commitee and Awards Commitee (https://issx.org)
  • Appointed on the expert panels such as International Transporter Consortium Steering Committee (https://www.itc-transporter.org/) and AAPS Drug Transport Focus Group (2014-2018)
  • Member of AAPS, ISSX, ASPET and ASCPT professional bodies
  • Editorial Board Member of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics journal
  • Editorial Board member of Drug Metabolism and Disposition journal
  • Person Designated for the Human Tissue for the Division of Pharmacy
  • Member of the DPO Teaching Governance Committee

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