• Accepted abstracts will be published in the journal Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.
  • Abstracts will be accepted for poster or oral presentation.
  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically using the Online Submission Form.

General Requirements:

The deadline for submission is March 31, 2024. Abstracts may be submitted on topics related to therapeutic drug monitoring and clinical toxicology. To be considered, each abstract must follow the required format outlined below. Additionally, each abstract must include sufficient data so that the reader can understand the experimental design, methods, results, and any conclusions that should be drawn from the study.


Abstract Categories:

  • Alternative Matrices in TDM and CT
  • Analytical interferences
  • Analytical tools in TDM and CT
  • Anti-epileptics
  • Anti-infectives – antibiotics and antifungals
  • Anti-infectives – antivirals
  • Biologicals
  • Biomarkers as a tool for drug management
  • Biomarkers of toxicity
  • Decision support tools for TDM and CT
  • Immunosuppression
  • Informatics Applications in TDM/Tox
  • New sampling strategies for TDM and CT
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenetics
  • Pharmacometrics
  • PK/PD models in clinical settings
  • Poisoning, overdose, and toxicity case reports
  • Proteomics and Metabolomics
  • Psychiatry
  • Quality management in TDM and CT
  • Standards of practice in TDM and CT
  • TDM and CT in special patient populations (e.g. CF, obese, etc.)
  • TDM in clinical trials
  • Testing for performing enhancing substances
  • Toxicology and Environmental Health
  • Trends in TDM and CT
  • Other

How to prepare your abstract:

  1. Abstracts should be one page, typed, single space, with one-inch margins. Microsoft Word is preferred. Pdf format cannot be submitted.
  2. The font size should be Times New Roman 10 pt.
  3. Structured Abstract: This should be formatted in the following order – title, author surname followed by initials of first name, affiliations, scientific text only.
  4. The title should appear in bold type.
  5. Immediately following the title, with no line breaks, author(s) with the underlined name of the presenting author.
  6. After the authors’ names list all institutional affiliations.
  7. Beginning with a new line, type the structured text of the abstract. Subheaders: Background/Methods/Results/Conclusions/Key Words (up to 6 max.)
  8. The main text of the abstract should be 350 words or less not including the title, author names or affiliations.

Abstract Submission Form

Best Young Scientist Oral Presentation and Best Young Scientist Poster Presentation

Two prizes are awarded to the Young Scientists at the biennial IATDMCT meetings, one for the best oral presentation and one for the best poster, as follows:

  • The two winners will be awarded the sum of $ 750 each.
  • These prizes are reserved, according to the regulations of the Young Scientists group, to IATDMCT members aged 40 years or younger.
  • The jury will be made up of the chair and at least 2 other members of the Young Scientists committee.
  • Both awards will be presented by the President at the Closing Ceremony of each biennial meeting.

For more information on these awards, click here.

For more information about the IATDMCT Young Scientists group, visit the Young Scientists webpage.