Discovering New Medicines in Arizona: Drug Discovery & Development Summit

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Event Location: 

*The summit will take place virtually via Zoom*

ARIZONA CENTER FOR DRUG DISCOVERY - UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA CANCER CENTER

The Discovering New Medicines in Arizona Summit will highlight key areas of research in discovering effective drug candidates in prevalent diseases in Arizona while establishing collaborations that enable success in these key areas. 

 

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Presenters
 


JOSEPH MIKHAEL, MD
Professor in the Applied Cancer Research and Drug Discovery Division at TGen and Chief Medical Officer of the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)
[Abstract]
 

Chris Glembotski, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Director, Translational Cardiovascular Research Center and Associate Dean, Research, College of Medicine, Phoenix, UA
[Abstract]

Petra Fromme, PhD
Director and Professor, Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery, ASU
[Abstract]
 

Anil Nair, PhD
Vice President, in silico drug discovery at Ligand Pharmaceuticals
[Abstract]
 

 

 

Steffan Nawrocki, PhD
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology – GIDP, and Research Director – Medical Oncology, College of Medicine, Tucson, UA
[Abstract]
 

Michael Kuhns, PhD
Associate Professor, Immunobiology, College of Medicine, Tucson, UA
[Abstract]

Donna Zhang, PhD
Musil Family Endowed Chair in Drug Discovery and Professor Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, Tucson, UA
[Abstract]
 

Program Hosts
 


Rick Schnellmann, PhD
Dean & Professor, College of Pharmacy

Joann Sweasy, PhD
Director, University of Arizona Cancer Center Nancy C. and Craig M. Berge Endowed Chair Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine Professor, Radiation Oncology

 William R. Montfort, PhD
Clinical and Translational Oncology Program Co-Leader, University of Arizona Cancer Center; Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry-Sci, Colleges of Science and Medicine – Tuc

 

Wei Wang, PhD
Co-Director, ACDD, Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, College of Pharmacy

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

 


Schedule

Welcome: 9:30 - 9:35 a.m.
Morning Session: 9:35 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Lunch Break: 12:25 - 1:10 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 1:10 - 3:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks: 2:55 - 3:00 p.m.

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Event Coordinator: 
Liz Mellor
Event Contact Department: 
College of Pharmacy