The lecture Applications of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling in anesthesiology inaugurated the Academic Year 1995-1996 of the Catalan Society of Pharmacology. Held at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands on November 8, 1995, the lecture was imparted by Dr. Pedro L. Gambas, from the Department of Anesthesia of the Stanford University School of Medicine and the IMIM-Hospital Universitario del Mar of Barcelona.