27 September - 28 September 2021

What medicinal chemists need to know about biology II

Organised by:

SCI’s Young Chemists’ Panel

Online Webinar: 13:00 – 16.15 BST (consecutive afternoons)

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Synopsis

“What Medicinal Chemists Need to Know about Biology II” returns as an exciting and informative series of lectures aimed at bridging the gap between medicinal chemistry and biology. This series is designed to aid chemists in understanding the features and challenges of the biological aspects of pharmaceutical research and will focus on the in vivo aspects of drug discovery biology, including topics such as: 

Animal disease models
Biomarkers
Toxicology in Drug Development
PK models for new modalities

Experienced speakers from leading pharmaceutical companies will deliver informative lectures with emphasis on Q&A and other interactive elements to maximise learning opportunities.


Attendees
This conference is best suited to early career medicinal chemists and academics interested in understanding the relevant biology for the field.
Programme

27 September 2021

13.00
Introduction
13.10
An introduction to in vivo pharmacology in drug discovery
Alex Vugler, UCB
14.05
Title TBC. Topic: New modalities pharmacokinetics
Beth Williamson, AstraZeneca
15.00
Preclinical and clinical utilisation of biomarkers in oncology drug discovery
Chris Morrow, AstraZeneca
15.50
Extended Q&A
16.10
Closing Comments

28 September 2021

13.00
Introduction
13.10
In vivo principles: Relating unbound drug to target engagement, pharmacodynamics and disease phenotype
Simon Peace, GSK
14.05
Toxicology in Drug Development
Paul Walker, Cyprotex
15.00
Tissue distribution case study: "The Discovery and Chemical Development of PF-06273340: A Potent, Selective, and Peripherally Restricted Pan-Trk Inhibitor for Pain"
Sarah Skerratt, MSD
15.50
Extended Q&A
16.10
Closing Comments

Booking Process/Deadlines

Booking terms and conditions


Sponsors

Organising Committee
  • Timothy Gorman, Evotec
  • Emma Grant, GSK
  • Jennifer Nelson, AstraZeneca
  • Adam Smalley, UCB
Sponsorship

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Contact

Conference Team

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Email: conferences@soci.org