Dr. Alexander A. Vinks

Dr. Alexander A. Vinks, Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center, USA


Alexander A. Vinks, PharmD, PhD is Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. He is director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and served as the principal investigator of the former NICHD Pediatric Pharmacology Research Unit at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is the program director of a T32 training program in Pediatric Clinical and Developmental Pharmacology, co-director of the Genetic Pharmacology Service and interim scientific director of Pharmacy Research at Cincinnati Children’s. He also directs the Laboratory of Applied Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Drug Management and as well as a multidisciplinary Pharmacometrics Core.

Dr. Vinks is the immediate past president of the International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology.

His major research interests include pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) modeling, pharmacogenetics (PG) and the application of genomic, population and simulation approaches (Pharmacometrics) to pediatric and adult clinical trial design and Therapeutic Drug Management.