Biotech China 2014
7thANNUAL DRUG DISCOVERY FOR NEURODEGENERATION CONFERENCE: An Intensive Course on Translating Research into Drugs
Taylor
Jones Streets
San Francisco, CA
http://www.worldeventsforum.com/addf/drugdiscovery/index.html
7thANNUAL DRUG DISCOVERY FOR NEURODEGENERATION CONFERENCE: An Intensive Course on Translating Research into Drugs
ALZHEIMER'S DRUG DISCOVERY FOUNDATION
Taylor
Jones Streets
San Francisco
CA
http://www.worldeventsforum.com/addf/drugdiscovery/index.html


Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, February 10, 2013
16:00:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks: Challenges and Opportunities in Academic Drug Discovery
16:20:00 Plenary: Transforming Drug Discovery for Complex Diseases: A Systems Biology Approac Piet Van Der Graaf
17:05:00 Q&A
17:15:00 Closing Remarks Howard Fillit
17:20:00 Welcome Reception and Poster Reception
Monday, February 11, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation Edward (Ted) Spack
08:00:00 Continental Breakfast & Registration
08:30:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
08:35:00 Preclinical Therapeutics Development for Neurological Disorders: Funding and Resources Lorenzo M. Refolo
08:50:00 Overview: Medicinal Chemistry Rules of Thumb, Myths and Realities in CNS Drug Discovery D Martin Watterson
09:25:00 Q&A
09:35:00 Synthetic Chemistry Essentials for Biologists
10:10:00 Q&A
10:20:00 Natural Products as Drug Starting Points Frank E. Koehn
10:40:00 Q&A
10:50:00 Break
11:20:00 Session Overview Kelly Bales
11:25:00 Improving Clinical Success Through Optimal Target Validation Kalpana Merchant
11:45:00 Q&A
11:55:00 New Trends in High Throughput Screening (HTS) Michelle Arkin
12:15:00 Q&A
12:25:00 Lunch and Poster Session
13:30:00 Compound Optimization after HTS: From Hit to Lead Kurt R. Brunden
13:50:00 Q&A
14:00:00 Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion and Toxicology (ADME-Tox) in Compound Refinement Katya Tsaioun
14:20:00 Q&A
14:30:00 Designing a Therapeutic Animal Study Kelly Bales
14:50:00 Q&A
15:00:00 Break
15:20:00 The Importance of Using Translatable Biomarkers in Preclinical Development
15:40:00 Q&A
16:10:00 Q&A
16:20:00 Drug Discovery Services for Preclinical Drug Discovery: Centers & CROs Marcie Glicksman
16:40:00 Q&A
16:50:00 ADDF ACCESS Program and Closing Remarks Rachel Lane
17:00:00 Networking Reception and Poster Session
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
08:00:00 Continental Breakfast
09:00:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks Diana Shineman
09:05:00 Plenary: Repurposing Compounds for CNS Targets: Utilizing Translational Bioinformatics Pankaj Agarwal
09:35:00 Q&A
09:45:00 Session Overview Marcie Glicksman
09:50:00 Targeting Protein-Protein Interaction: A Growing Trend Towards Feasibility Jim Wells
10:10:00 Q&A
10:20:00 Utility of Stem Cells for Preclinical Drug Discovery
10:50:00 Break
11:10:00 Peptide Therapeutics and Mechanisms for Intranasal Delivery Bruce H. Morimoto
11:30:00 Q&A
11:40:00 Antibodies and Immunotherapy for Neurodegeneration Ryan J. Watts
12:00:00 Q&A
12:10:00 Lunch and Poster Session
12:15:00 Partnerships and Collaboration: Translating Early Space Innovation into Therapeutics Steven Bartz
13:10:00 Session Overview Frank M. Longo
13:15:00 Creative Pharma-Academia Partnership Models for Accelerating Drug Discovery Teri Melese
13:30:00 Landscape of Funding Opportunities for Biotechnology Companies Melinda Richter
13:45:00 Starting Your Own Biotech: Challenges and Pitfalls Frank M. Longo
14:00:00 How Foundations Can Bridge the Funding and Resources Gap Kuldip Dave
14:30:00 Open Discussion
15:00:00 Closing Remarks Howard Fillit
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