- A Free GUI for
(BOOMER:- an Excellent Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) Modeling Computer Program);
JGuiB is distributed as
(v3.1.b012714); Files updated on
For Boomer v3.3.1 or later version (gFortran ver.) of Mac OS X, please find the executive
at the folder of '/usr/bin' from JGuiB after you install Boomer.
& maintained by
Ying-hao (Hero) Lu and Yung-jin Lee,
Program Description JGuiB is a graphic front-end (GUI) written in Java
SE (used to be called "J2SE"; designed and implemented to work with Boomer which is an
excellent PK/PD modeling program.
One does not
eventually need JGuiB at all to run Boomer if he or she is familiar
with Boomer under MS-DOS or Terminal mode (Mac OS X).
JGuiB turns interactive
(menu-driven) mode of Boomer into a GUI-based (window) application using
command-line mode of Boomer.
JGuiB includes three most commonly used functions of Boomer in
PK/PD modeling: normal fitting, simulation and Bayesian estimation.
JGuiB can process more than one
PK/PD model (max. 4 models in one project file) with various weighting
schemes simultaneously using one data set. Meanwhile, Bayesian estimation can
also be applied to the field of clinical pharmacokinetic services with only
one single data point Cp at steady-state.
Thanks to Dr. Bourne – the developer of
Boomer, for his sincere assistance through the whole project.
Currently, JGuiB supports both PC
(WinXP/Win7/Win8.x), linux distros (such as ubuntu) and iMac (Mac OS X) computers.
Boomer of Macintosh version (MacOS) (not
Boomer of Mac OS X) does not support the command-line mode, JGuiB
will not work with this version. For
more information, please refer to Boomer Online Manual at its website (http://www.boomer.org).
Future Works JGuiB has not included all Boomer’s functions yet, such
calculations (non-compartmental analysis), Monte-Carlo simulation, and many
Yung-jin Lee, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Graduate Institute of Clinical Pharmacy,
College of Pharmacy,
Kaohsiung Medical University,
Kaohsiung, TAIWAN 807