Multidrug Resistance and ABC Transporters Conference

Venue: Best Western Hotel & Conference Center

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 05, 2008
Early Registration Date: Sep 05, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 05, 2008
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Abcam is delighted to announce Dr Suresh V. Ambudkar (National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, US) has agreed to chair a conference on Multidrug Resistance and ABC Transporters in Baltimore, Maryland on the 5 November 2008.

Topics will include:
- multidrug resistance in cancer
- ABC transporters: basic, clinical, regulation and drug-drug interaction aspects

Keynote speaker:
- Dr Michael M. Gottesman (National Cancer Institute, NIH)
Current status of multidrug resistance and ABC transporters

Invited speakers:
- Dr Suresh V. Ambudkar (National Cancer Institute)
Mechanism of action of multidrug resistance-linked ABC drug transporters
- Dr David S. Miller (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH)
Regulation of P-glycoprotein and other ABC drug transporters at the blood-brain barrier
- Dr Robert B. Innis (National Institute of Mental Health, NIH)
Positron emission tomographic imaging of drug efflux transporters
- Dr Gilbert J. Burckart (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
Drug-drug interactions and regulatory implications for membrane transporter substrates in drug development
- Dr Maria R. Baer (University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center)
Clinical and therapeutic implications of multidrug resistance-associated ABC drug transporters

Abstracts for oral and poster presentation are invited. Those which most closely fit within the topics of the meeting will be selected. Posters will be judged. The winner will receive up to $150 off their registration for a future Abcam conference or an antibody from the Abcam catalog.
- Oral abstract deadline: August 5, 2008
- Poster abstract deadline: October 5, 2008

The registration fee is fully inclusive of:
- attendance at sessions (plenary & poster)
- lunch and refreshments
- drinks reception
- conference materials, including book of abstracts

Early bird and student registration fees are available for this meeting.
- Early bird deadline: September 5, 2008

For futher information and to register please visit the Multidrug Resistance and ABC Transporters Conference website (


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