Program Schedule

Impact of the MIC vs. Resistance Mechanisms

Session: Interactive Session: Which One is Best? Antibiotic Choice and Delivery Method in Unique Patients and Settings
Saturday, October 11, 2014: 8:50 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: Terrace Ballroom-I, II, III, IV
Brian Tsuji, PharmD, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Dr. Tsuji is currently an Associate Professor and the Director of Research in the Department of Pharmacy Practice School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Brian graduated with his B.S 2003 and Doctor of Pharmacy in 2005 from Wayne State University. He then completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Detroit Medical Center in Dr. Michael Rybakís laboratory and worked as a clinical pharmacist at Detroit Receiving Hospital with a focus on stewardship. Brian started as a Clinical Assistant Professor the University at Buffalo in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in 2005, Assistant Professor in 2008, and is currently an Associate Professor and the Director of Clinical Research. Dr. Tsujiís lab is focused on clinical and translational approaches to combat multi-drug resistant bacteria and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling of antimicrobials to suppress resistance. Dr. Tsuji is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed papers and over 100 peer-review abstracts at national or international symposia. He has received funding from industry, foundations, and NIH. He is currently PI with Jian Li, of an R01 from NIAID/NIH which seeks to find novel approaches to combat superbugs.

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