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Drug Discovery 2018 Workshop

The Society's workshops are usually suitable for Masters level and above, and can be taken as part of the Diploma in Advanced Pharmacology. Basic pharmacological knowledge is expected.

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08–09 Mar 2018

Abstracts deadline:

Registration deadline: 01 Mar 2018

  • Overview
  • Event programme
  • Social programme
  • Registration
  • Venue

Overview

This workshop will deliver a broad overview of the process of drug discovery, for small molecules & biologicals, and the role of pharmacology at all stages. It discusses the causes of drug attrition and the R&D approaches most commonly adopted by the industry to improve the likelihood of efficacy, safety & market approval. The course includes both presentations and two interactive breakout sessions, where presenters lead small groups of delegates through published examples of drug discovery issues.
 

Learning Objectives

  • To review the process of drug discovery for small molecules and biologicals, and the role of pharmacology at all stages

  • To understand the causes of drug attrition and the R&D approaches most commonly adopted by the industry to improve the likelihood of efficacy, safety and market approval

  • To understand the value inflexion points within the drug discovery process and some of the approaches and business models and that are in place to deliver drugs to man.

Workshop dinner:

A workshop dinner for speakers and delegates will be held on Thursday 8th March 2018. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and network with both the speakers and other delegates in an informal setting.

Dinner cost: £25

Venue: TBC

Registration fees include attendance to the workshop and refreshments.
 
Early bird rates expire: Thursday 8th February 2018
 
   Early-bird rates   Standard rate  
 BPS Member Registration  £150 £200
Non-Member Registration £200 £250
Delegate dinner  N/A £25

 

The venue is still to be confirmed however please note that it will be in central London. For further information please contact meetings@bps.ac.uk