Cultivating the Science and Scientists for 21st Century Drug Discovery and Development

Sunday, February 17, 2013: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Room 207 (Hynes Convention Center)
This symposium will examine some of the reasons that promising lead compounds fail to become drugs and will present novel approaches to address the challenges of developing new pharmaceuticals. Three distinguished speakers will describe how they have developed innovative approaches to identifying the next generation of drugs, developed new models for educating and training the next generation of pharmaceutical scientists, and changed the paradigm for therapeutics discovery by working in partnership across sectors and disciplines. Through this symposium, participants will learn of changing paradigms for both the technical and human resource aspects of pharmaceutical discovery and development and hear perspectives on how best to convert rapidly developing basic biological findings into the medicines of the future.
Alice Clark, University of Mississippi
Alice Clark, University of Mississippi
Kip Guy, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Innovative Approaches to Identifying the Next Generation of Drugs
Bob Blouin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
New Models for Education and Training of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Garret FitzGerald, University of Pennsylvania
A New Paradigm for Therapeutics Discovery
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