July 11 PSTP focused on Drug Discovery and Development

July 11 PSTP focused on Drug Discovery and Development

Eventbrite - July PSTP - Drug Discovery and Development

July 11, 2013 8-9:30 in West Pavilion, Room E

Where do new drugs come from? An Introduction to Drug Discovery and Development
 
Maaike Everts, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Associate Director for Basic Science & Drug Development
-UAB Center for Emerging Drug Discovery
Associate Director, Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance
Disclosures: NIH
 
Goal: To describe of the various general steps of the drug discovery and development pathway, with a focus on high throughput screening.

Objectives:
  1. Introduce the drug discovery and development pipeline
  2. Explain target identification and validation
  3. Touch upon high-throughput screening
  4. Describe medicinal chemistry and lead optimization
  5. Give examples of each of the topics mentioned above by describing projects ongoing in the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance
 
The PSTP is designed to provide practical assistance in the areas of scientific writing (such as the development of grants and scientific manuscripts), scientific presentations, career development, and leadership. Sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, the target audience of the PSTP is all faculty, staff, trainees and students interested in expanding their professional skills in the stated areas.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates the seminar for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identify and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
 
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