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Metrion Biosciences and Concept Life Sciences would like to invite you to their USA Integrated Discovery spotlight session focussing on overcoming challenges in ion channel drug discovery and safety.

This event takes place on 26 October 2017 at: MassBio Conference Room, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge MA 02134.

The event will provide insight into strategies and methods for addressing the challenges associated with identifying and developing safe and effective ion channel therapeutics.

The day will include presentations and discussions, bringing together influential members from across the drug discovery landscape. With a wide range of guest speakers we can ensure a varied mix of views throughout the day from academic, CROs and Pharma. Please contact Jennifer Joubert to register your interest here.


10.00 am Welcome and registration.

11.00 am Martin Slater PhD, Cresset Computational ‘Computational approaches to Ion Channel Discovery’.

11.45 am Ajay Mandal PhD, Concept Life Sciences ‘Ion Channels as Therapeutic Targets’.

12.30 pm Lunch and networking.

1.30 pm Said El Haou PhD, Senior Scientist, Metrion Biosciences ‘Redefining the cardiac safety screening paradigm; an introduction to CiPA’.

2.15 pm Bruce Bean PhD, Harvard University ‘Voltage-dependent ion channels as drug targets’.

3.15 pm Q&A and networking.

4.30 pm Finish.