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The Rutgers Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Treatment Sciences (PETS) facilitates and performs innovative, multidisciplinary science related to the use and outcomes of therapeutics and diagnostics in large populations. The mission of the Center is to advance pharmacoepidemiology and related fields through world-class research and training. PETS is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the opportunities created by the breadth and scale of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS).

PETS Faculty, Staff, and Trainees attend the 38th International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology from August 24-28, 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Members of PETS are intimately involved at ICPE, where they are involved in the teaching of skills courses, presentation of research through symposiums and workshops, and poster presentations. This year, PETS is pleased to feature many talented faculty and staff at the conference, including Past and Present Presidents of ISPE. Please see below for a list of all courses, posters, and presentations and symposiums presented by PETS at the 2022 ICPE.

For more information on ICPE, please visit the following link to the 38th session.

PETS at ICPE 2022


Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Principles of Pharmacoepidemiology
Tobias Gerhard, Almut Winterstein, Anton Pottegard
(Skills Course. C1M0; 8:30am-12:30pm)

Pharmacoepidemiologist’s Toolbox for Professional Empowerment
Caitlin A. Knox, Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Mary Beth Ritchey, Christopher Rentsch, Yola Moride
(Skills Course. C1M5; 8:30am-12:30pm)

Practical Skills in Protocol Writing and Statistical Analytic Programming Relevant to Pharmacoepidemiology
Christian Hampp, Jessica Jalbert, Mingfeng Zhang, Nicole Pratt, Soko Setoguchi
(Skills Course. Congress Hall D2; 2:00pm-6:00pm)


Thursday, August 25, 2022

Meet PETS Faculty and Staff, including Past and Present Presidents of ISPE, at the Academic Showcase!
(Room: Hall E South; 6:00pm-7:30pm)


Friday, August 26, 2022

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Drug Safety Surveillance: An Analysis of the Canadian Spontaneous Reporting Database [513]
Laurence Paquet, Tiffany Cristarella T, Anne-Marie Castilloux, Yola Moride
(Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-6:00pm)

Aromatase inhibitors and the risk of Parkinson’s disease: Population-based Cohort Study [613]
Farzin Khosrow-Khavar, Laurent Azoulay, Jean-Louis Montastruc, François Montastruc, Christel Renoux (Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-6:00pm)

Neonatal and Maternal Adverse Outcomes Following Use of Buprenorphine and Methadone for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy [539]
Elizabeth A Suarez, Krista F Huybrechts, Loreen Straub, Sonia Hernandez-Diaz, Hendrée Jones, Hilary S Connery, Jonathan M Davis, Kathryn J Gray, Barry Lester, Mishka Terplan, Helen Mogun, Brian T Bateman
(Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-6:00pm; Oral Presentation: 12:00-1:30pm)

Data Sourced Heterogeneity in Multi-Data Base Pharmacoepidemiologic Studies: An ISPE-sponsored Scoping Review [484]
Rosa Gini, Romin Pajouheshina, Gillian Hall, Robert Platt, Soko Setoguchi, Marloes Bazelier, Sigal Kaplan, Xiaofeng Zhou, Stephan Lanes, Kenneth Man, Lin Li, Mehmet Burcu, Giuseppe Roberto, Caitlin Dodd, Carlos Duran, Angelika Wientzek-Fleischmann, Kanaka Soman, Edward Lai, Karine Marinier, Dimitri Bennett, Helga Gardarsdottir
(Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-6:00pm)

Representing and Leveraging Heterogeneity Between Data Sources in Multi-database Pharmacoepidemiologic Studies [28]
Rosa Gini, Romin Pajouheshnia, Gillian Hall, Robert Platt, Soko Setoguchi, Susana Perez-Gutthann, Corinne Willame
(Symposium. Room: C1M0; 10:30am-12:00pm)

Changes in incidence and characteristics of juvenile idiopathic arthritis diagnoses from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM [462]
Lauren E. Parlett, Amanda Neikirk, Cecilia Huang, Stephen Crystal, Amy Davidow, Kevin Haynes, Tobias Gerhard, Carlos Rose, Brian Strom, Daniel B. Horton 
(Poster Presentation. Hall C; 12:00-1:30pm)

Psychostimulant Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children Elizabeth A Suarez 1, Brian T Bateman, Sonia Hernandez-Diaz, Loreen Straub, Yanmin Zhu, Helen Mogun, Krista F Huybrechts [45]
(Oral Presentation. Hall D5; 2:00-2:15pm)

Trends in prescribing preferences for antidiabetic medications among type 2 diabetes patients in the UK with and without chronic kidney disease, 2006-2020 [84]
Julia Liaw, Meera Harhay, Soko Setoguchi, Tobias Gerhard, Chintan Dave
(Oral Presentation. 5:15 PM – 5:30 PM)

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Claims-Based Algorithm to Define Breast Cancer Recurrence in SEER-Medicare Data [966]
Benjamin A. Bates, Soko Setoguchi
(Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-6:00pm)

Anticoagulation Use for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in the United States: Evolving Patterns from March 2020 to January 2022 [798]
Eileen Lee, Benjamin Bates, Nathaniel Kuhrt, Chang Xu, Aayush Visaria, Soko Setoguchi
(Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-6:00pm)

Real World Prevalence and Use of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Among Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients in a Comprehensive Cancer Center [787]
Garima Mittal, Benjamin Bates, Maribel Salas, Meera Sundarajan, Mackenzie Henderson, Jyoti Malhotra, Haoqian Chen, Soko Setoguchi
(Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-6:00pm)


Sunday, August 28, 2022

Should we worry about flare-ups following vaccination in systematic lupus patients? A nationwide case-crossover study using the French healthcare database [1324]
Lamiae Grimaldi, Philippe Attias, Tom Duchemin, Yann Hamon, Jacques Benichou, Lucien Abenhaim, Yola Moride
(Poster Session. Hall C; 8:00am-1:45pm; Oral Presentation: 9:45am-10:00am)

Vaccination and acute flares in rheumatoid arthritis: a nationwide case-crossover study using the French SNDS health care databases [1041]
Lamiae Grimaldi, Yann Hamon, Tom Duchemin, Philippe Attias, Jacques Benichou, Yola Moride, Lucien Abenhaim
(Poster Session. Hall E South; 8:00am-1:15pm)

Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Who Added Either GLP1 Receptor Agonists or DPP4 Inhibitors to SGLT2 Inhibitor Therapy [231]
Katsaiaryna Bykov, Seoyoung Kim, Chintan Dave, Raisa Levin, Deborah Wexler, Elisabetta Patorno
(Oral Presentation. 8:45am-9:00am)

Does hydroxychloroquine prevent cardiovascular events in systemic lupus erythematosus patients? [229]
Lamiae Grimaldi, Tom Duchemin, Philippe Attias, Yann Hamon, Jacques Benichou, Yola Moride, Lucien Abenhaim
(Oral Presentation. 9:45am-10:00am)

ISPE Board of Directors’ Lunch & Meeting
Chair: Tobias Gerhard (Room: Meeting Room 19; 12:00pm-1:30pm)

Healthcare utilization and treatment among newly diagnosed and prevalent children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis during the first year of COVID-19 pandemic in the US [1233]
Lauren E. Parlett, Yiling Yang, Amanda Neikirk, Cecilia Huang, Stephen Crystal, Amy Davidow, Kevin Haynes, Tobias Gerhard, Carlos Rose, Brian L. Strom, Daniel B. Horton 
(Poster presentation. Hall C; 12:00pm-1:30pm)

Association between antihistamine exposure and newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a nationwide analysis [1022]
Tania J. Atanassova, Cecilia Huang, Joanna Madej, Sarah E. McGuire, Tobias Gerhard, Brian L. Strom, Daniel B. Horton.
(Spotlight poster presentation. Hall E South; 12:15-1:15pm)

Pediatric psychotropic prescriptions dispensed in the US early in the COVID-19 pandemic [1021]
Greta Bushnell, Jenny Sun, Wendy Camelo Castillo, Angela S. Czaja, Susan dosReis, Geneviève Durrieu, Tobias Gerhard, Florentia Kaguelidou, Haeyoung Lee, Sangita Pudasainee-Kapri, Sudha Raman, O’Mareen Spence, Daniel B. Horton
(Spotlight poster presentation. Hall E South; 12:15-1:15pm)

How can we mitigate publication of poorly conducted RWE studies? [288]
Shirley Wang, Tobias Gerhard, John Seeger, Jodi Segal
(ICPE Hot Topic Session on RWE study publication. Congress Hall D4; 3:15-4:45pm)