World Drug Discovery & Development Summit 2007 (WDD 2007)

Venue: Germany

Location: Germany, Germany

Event Date/Time: Dec 04, 2007 End Date/Time: Dec 05, 2007
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The World Drug Discovery & Development Summit 2007 brings together leading pharmaceutical and biotech professionals to discuss the key scientific and strategic challenges faced by the industry today.

Hot topics for 2007 include:
Target Vs. functional based screening
Breaking down the barriers between R&D: Reorganising the organisation for leaner and smarter working - increasing cost effectiveness and innovation
Predictive toxicity screening prior to development: Omics tools for predictive and mechanistic studies
Academic and industry partnerships: building on common strengths
Biomarker validation: Validating biomarkers with regulators and consequences for current ways of working
Outsourcing research: India, China and beyond – cost implications, opportunities and threats
Case study: Early development strategies in central nervous system disorders – streamlining discovery to development
Discovering and developing the next wave of biotherapeutics: SiRNA – opportunities for a new class of therapeutics