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Dr. Jeremiah Momper

Clinical Pharmacology

Jeremiah D. Momper

Jeremiah D. Momper, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email
jmomper@ucsd.edu

Phone
(858) 822-0913


Research Summary: Clinical Pharmacology

Dr. Momper’s research is focused on mechanistically understanding alterations in drug disposition and response in special populations. Current research directions include the application of novel clinical pharmacology tools, such as physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling, to support scientific decision making during pediatric drug development. In addition, Dr. Momper directs the Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) research core lab which provides screening tools for in vitro ADME and in vivo pharmacokinetics.

Academic Achievements

Education:

Pharm.D. (2006) University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2011) University of Pittsburgh; Commissioner’s Fellowship (2011-2013) Office of Clinical Pharmacology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration 

Teaching

  • Course Director, Clinical Pharmacokinetics (SPPS 226)
  • Biopharmaceutics (SPPS 224)
  • Dosage Forms and Delivery Systems (SPPS 225)
  • Renal System I (SOMC 225)

Key Contributions to Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Characterized the population pharmacokinetics and dosing requirements of fluconazole for prophylaxis of invasive candidiasis in premature infants.
  • Described the pharmacokinetics of cidofovir in kidney transplant patients with BK virus infection.
  • Established the role of allometric scaling during drug development for the prediction of clearance and associated variability in pediatric populations.

Selected Recent Publications (view more)

Potential Collaborative Programs with the Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Model based pediatric drug development and simulation
  • Clinical pharmacology protocol design and data analysis
  • Pharmacokinetic studies in renal impairment and transplantation