Arizona Center for Drug Discovery Spring Summit

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 30 Mar 2021 until 30 Mar 2021
8:45 AM - 3:00 PM

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Presented by the ARIZONA CENTER FOR DRUG DISCOVERY

 

The event will highlight examples of how academic innovation is filling the gaps in the drug discovery ecosystem. Registration is required to attend.

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Summit Speakers

  • Rajesh Kahna, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, College of Medicine-Tucson, UArizona; Chief Scientific Officer, Regulonix LLC 
  • Brian Blagg, PhD, Director, Warren Family Research Center, Drug Discovery and Development; Charles Huisking Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
  • Stephen Munk, PhD, Deputy Director, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University 
  • A. Stewart Campbell, PhD, Senior Vice President, Research & Development, Axial Therapeutics 
  • Chris Hulme, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, UArizona 
  • Barbara Lynn Stauch Slusher, PhD, MAS, Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Medicine, Oncology; Director, Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery 
  • Victor Hruby, PhD, MS, BS, Regents’ Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, College of Medicine-Tucson, UArizona 
  • Eric Reiman, MD, Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, and CEO, Banner Research
  • Cindy Miranti, PhD, Chair, Cancer Biology – GIDP; Co-Program Leader, Cancer Biology Research Program; Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine-Tucson, UArizona 

 

Program Schedule

Welcome & ACDD Overview 
Rick Schnellmann, PhD
, Dean & Professor, College of Pharmacy
Celina Zerbinatti, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

 

Morning Session

Moderator: Wei Wang, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, COP, UArizona

9:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Celina Zerbinatti, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

12:25 – 2:45 p.m.

 

Closing Remarks

Rick Schnellmann, PhD, Dean & Professor, College of Pharmacy
Wei Wang, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, COP, UArizona

2:45 – 3:00 PM