Sebastian Polak

Professor; Laboratory of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacy Department, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland and Certara UK,


Dr. Sebastian Polak holds a tenured position at the Faculty of Pharmacy Jagiellonian University Medical College, Cracow, Poland (Professor in Biopharmacy) where he leads a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers working on applying various modelling and simulation approaches in drug development. Dr. Polak is also a Senior Scientific Advisor in Certara UK, part of an international Certara company. He led the development of the cardiac safety modelling and simulation system based on the biophysically detailed models of human cardiac myocytes operating at the population level (CSS – Cardiac Safety Simulator).  Dr. Polak joined Simcyp (now Certara UK) in 2007 where he is a member of the Modelling & Simulation group involved in further development and improvement of the absorption and bioavailability model of the Simcyp Population-based Simulator. Among others, he leads dermal absorption module development. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and has given invited

presentations at national and international scientific meetings. He earned an MSc in pharmacy from the Faculty of Pharmacy at Jagiellonian University where he also received his PhD and DSc (biopharmacy).

Sebastian Polak – Senior Principal Scientist – Certara UK | LinkedIn,