UK College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery & Development Symposium

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 2015
Bio Pharm Complex - Room 234

Registration at

8:00am Continental Breakfast (2nd Floor outside of BPC 234)
8:45am Welcome Interim Dean Kelly Smith
9:00am - 10:00am IDarren Toh, ScD, Associate Professor of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute - Post-market medical product safety surveillance in the FDA-funded Sentinel system
10:00am - 10:30am Invited Trainee Presentations
10:30am - 10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am - 11:10am Dr. Dan Wermeling, College of Pharmacy - A Response to the Opioid Epidemic: Development and Commercialization of Naloxone Nasal Spray
11:10am - 11:35am Dr. Linda Dwoskin, College of Pharmacy - Discovery of a Small Molecule Therapeutic Candidate for Methamphetamine Abuse
11:35am - 12:00am Dr. Chang-Guo Zhan, College of Pharmacy Publication of the Year Recipient - Highly Efficient Cocaine-metabolizing Enzymes as Drug Overdose and Addiction Therapies
12:00pm Lunch & Poster Session
Lunch: Service on 1st or 2nd floor near center staircase
Posters: BPC 3rd floor Corridor
12:45pm 1:45pm Poster Judging
01:00pm Dr. Chang-Guo Zhan Media Event
Biopharm Atrium
02:00pm 02:15pm Elevator Competition Finals
02:15pm 02:45pm Invited Trainee Presentations
02:45pm 3:00pm Coffee break
02:00pm 02:15pm Elevator Competition Finals
03:00pm 04:00pm Anil Sood, MD, Professor and Vice-Chair Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center - Promises and Challenges of RNAi Therapeutics
4:00pm Concluding Remarks Dr. Linda Dwoskin, Associate Dean for Research
04:00pm 06:00pm Awards Reception at Bio Pharm Atrium
Elevator Competition Awards Presented by Dr. Penni Black
Poster Session Awards Presented by Dr. Linda Dwoskin

Questions? Contact Amber Bowling at or 859-218-1305.

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