Press Release

International Society of Pharmacometrics Names Pumas-AI Co-Founder Dr. Vijay Ivaturi as President-Elect

December 01, 2022 | Press Release

Washington, DC (December 1, 2022) - Pumas-AI, a science-first organization that turns data into life-saving decisions faster, announced today that Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Vijay Ivaturi, PhD, has been elected as the next President of the International Society of Pharmacometrics (ISoP). Dr. Ivaturi will serve a one-year term as President-Elect effective immediately and will assume the ISoP presidency in January 2024, for a two-year term.

As President-Elect, Dr. Ivaturi will oversee the development of ISoP’s three-year strategic plan to advance ISoP’s mission for the promotion and advancement of the discipline of pharmacometrics.

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We are excited for Vijay and the future of ISoP as he transitions to the role of President-Elect on our Executive Board,” said Cynthia (CJ) Musante, ISoP President. “Dr. Ivaturi has contributed to advancing our society’s initiatives and the field of pharmacometrics for many years. I look forward to his continued leadership as ISoP transitions to a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and we advance our shared vision for the society.

In addition to his work at Pumas-AI, Dr. Ivaturi is a clinical pharmacologist and pharmacometrician by training, a modeling and simulation platform visionary, and Assistant Professor in the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy at Baltimore. His primary research interest is in developing tools and methods to bridge the gap between decision-makers and scientists, with a special focus on clinical therapeutics in pediatrics, and Dr. Ivaturi’s dosing algorithms are currently being used in pediatric hospitals around the USA.

On behalf of all of the scientists at Pumas-AI, I want to congratulate Vijay for this impressive designation with the International Society of Pharmacometrics,” said Dr. Joga Gobburu, Co-Founder and CEO at Pumas-AI, and former U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director, Division of Pharmacometrics. “The sum of Vijay’s accomplishments are hard to organize into such few words. He is an entrepreneur, a developer, a professor, and he gives back to our community and the field of pharmacometrics. His leadership is nothing short of remarkable and I am proud to be a witness to Vijay’s success.

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About Pumas-AI

Pumas-AI was established by University of Maryland School of Pharmacy faculty members Vijay Ivaturi, PhD, and Dr. Gobburu. At PUMAS-AI, we engineer solutions that empower those on the frontlines of healthcare, from discovery to delivery. With a range of software tools and consultancy expertise, we help scientists, healthcare providers, biotechnology and pharmaceutical businesses as well as regulatory bodies make better decisions. For more information, visit

About ISoP

The mission of the International Society of Pharmacometrics (ISoP) is the promotion and advancement of the discipline of pharmacometrics, through Integration, Innovation, and Impact: quantitative integration of multisource data and knowledge of clinical, biomedical, biological, engineering, statistical, and mathematical concepts, resulting in continuous methodological and technological innovation enhancing scientific understanding and knowledge, which in turn has an impact on discovery, research, development, approval, and utilization of new therapies and vaccines. For more information, visit

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