Two-day event to take place 30th June - 1st July 2014 in London
March 31, 2014 (Newswire.com) - The SMi Group has announced its first event covering the ever increasing importance of assessing analytical developments, peptide formulation and delivery to enhance therapeutic development in this market expected to reach over $25 billion by 2018.
Peptides 2014 event is already attracting industry thought leaders from across Europe to include:
• Nuno Madeira do O, Medimmune, talking "PHYSICAL AND CONFORMATIONAL STABILITY: UNDERSTANDING, CHARACTERISING AND FORMULATING PEPTIDES"
• Joel Richard, IPSEN S.A.S, discussing "MANUFACTURABILITY - UNDERSTANDING THE CRITERIA TO FORM A PEPTIDE SEQUENCE"
• Christian Luber, Novo Nordisk covering "ACCURATE QUANTITATION OF PROTEOTYPIC PEPTIDES"
• Ved Srivastava, GSK reviewing "PEPTIDE ENGINEERING FOR THE OPTIMISATION OF DRUG LIKE PROPERTIES"
A few more of the 15 great speakers attending:
• Thomas Vorherr, Director Peptide Discovery, Novartis Pharma AG
• David Price, Senior Director, Pfizer
• Vincenzo Abbate, Research Associate, Kings College London
• Dinesh V. Patel, President and CEO, Protagonist Therapeutics Inc.
• Annette Friebe, Head, Late Discovery, Nexigen GmbH
• Christophe Bonny, CSO, Bicycle Therapeutics
• Doug Treco, President and CEO, Ra Pharmaceuitcals
Plus exclusive half-day workshop - Wednesday 2nd July 2014: Extending the half-life of Peptides
Covering the key advantages of peptide conjugation vs SR formulations for half-life extension, this workshop will encourage open discussion and cover essential issues to include PK Assessment of Peptides, comparing the PK Profile of various systems and much more.
Full event information can be found at www.peptidesevent.com or early-bird places can be booked via Fateja Begum: +44(0) 20 7827 6184.
Notes to editor
Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event, please contact Alia Malick on +44(0) 20 7827 6168.
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