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Event preview: Drug Discovery Week Europe

Posted: 3 October 2014 | GTCbio | No comments yet

From 7-10 October 2014, GTCbio will proudly present its Drug Discovery Week Europe event in the beautiful city of Dublin, Ireland…

From 7-10 October 2014, GTCbio will proudly present its Drug Discovery Week Europe event in the beautiful city of Dublin, Ireland. First founded as a Viking colony as the Kingdom of Dublin, the city has become known worldwide for its culture, education, arts, industry and perhaps now, its status as the host city of GTCbio’s Drug Discovery Week Europe.

Home to more than 1.8 million residents, GTCbio’s conference will introduce a number of topics from a host of expert speakers that will enlighten attendees to a variety of amazing topics. Scheduled to speak at the conference include such notables as:

  • Robert F. Murphy, Ray and Stephanie Lane Professor, Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Vasilis Ntziachristos, Professor and Chair, Biological Imaging, Technische Universität München and Helmholtz Zentrum München
  • Kurt Anderson, Professor, Cell Migration, University of Glasgow
  • Klaas Nicolay, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Markus Aswendt, In-Vivo-NMR Laboratory, Max-Planck-Institute for Metabolism Research
  • Sarah Nietzer, Chair, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, University Hospital Wuerzburg
  • Florence Colliez, PhD Student, Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Research Group, Université Catholique de Louvain

With many other speakers taking part in this event, attendees can look forward to hearing the latest news and information on dozens of topics including:

Summits

On 7-8 October 2014, the Technologies in Drug Discovery Summit will include the conference sessions ‘7th Imaging in Drug Discovery’ and ‘9th Cell Based Assays & Screening Technologies’. On 9-10 October 2014, the Biomarker Europe Summit will include the conference sessions ‘7th Biomarkers in Drug Discovery & Development’ and ‘3rd Biomarkers in Diagnostics’.

7th Imaging in Drug Discovery Conference

On 7-8 October 2014, the 7th Imaging in Drug Discovery Conference will include:

  • High-Content Imaging & Data Analysis (joint session with the parallel Cell Based Assay & Screening Technologies Conference)
  • Developing Novel Approaches for Biomarkers
  • Imaging in Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Novel Imaging Technologies, Software, and Applications
  • Imaging in Drug Distribution, DMPK and Safety 

9th Cell Based Assays & Screening Technologies Conference

On 7-8 October 2014, the 9th Cell Based Assays & Screening Technologies Conference will include:

  • High-Content Imaging & Data Analysis (joint session with concurrent Imaging in Drug Discovery conference)
  • Phenotypic Screening and Chemical Biology
  • Functional Genomics and Genome-Editing Technologies for Next-Generation Screens
  • Cellular Models and Image Analysis of 3D Drug Screens
  • Patient-Derived iPS Cells for Disease Modeling and Drug Safety Assessment.

3rd Biomarkers in Diagnostics Conference

On 9-10 October 2014, the 3rd Biomarkers in Diagnostics Conference will include:

  • New Diagnostic Biomarkers & Their Development
  • Novel Diagnostic Technologies
  • Next Generation Sequencing in the Clinic
  • Predictive VS Prognostic Biomarkers in Personalised Medicine
  • Joint Session: Health Economic Value of Biomarkers & Reimbursement Environment
  • Joint Session: Companion Diagnostics Development & Partnering 

8th Biomarkers in Drug Discovery & Development Conference

On 9-10 October 2014, the 8th Biomarkers in Drug Discovery & Development Conference will include:

  • Biomarker Discovery & Identification Strategies
  • Applications of Imaging Biomarkers
  • Safety, Efficacy and PK/PD Biomarkers in Drug Development
  • Prospects of Systems Medicine in Personalised Medicine
  • Overcoming Challenges of Clinical Translation – Case Studies
  • Joint Session: Health Economic Value of Biomarkers & Reimbursement Environment
  • Joint Session: Companion Diagnostics Development & Partnering 

Set to take place at the beautiful Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin, this event will be one of GTCbio’s most interesting and innovative events of the year. For more information on how you can take part in this historic event, please visit www.GTCbio.com or call +1 (626) 256 6405.

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