Agenda

Buffet lunch

12:45 pm
Welcome: The emerging role of pharmacology/ pharmacokinetics to guide management of Crohn’s disease
William J. Sandborn, MD
12:50 pm
TPMT testing, therapeutic drug monitoring, and thiopurine therapy: The state of the science
Marla C. Dubinsky, MD
1:00 pm
How should TDM for thiopurines be included in clinical practice?
Audience/faculty discussion
1:05 pm
Induction anti-TNF therapy: Evaluating the evidence for PK-directed therapy
William J. Sandborn, MD
1:20 pm
Maintenance anti-TNF therapy: Using antibody assays and drug levels to manage loss of response
Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD
1:35 pm
How should TDM for anti-TNF therapy be included in
clinical practice?
Audience/faculty discussion
1:45 pm
Take-home points and closing remarks