Best Science for the most neglected: Where do we stand 10 years on?

[December 4 – 5, 2013]
DNDi Ten Year Anniversary Event
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

 

 

 


4 DECEMBER, 2013

4 DECEMBER CONFERENCE PROGRAMME [PDF]

Session Notes [PDF]

Introduction
Dr Robert Don, Discovery & Pre-Clinical Director, DNDi – Switzerland [Video]

Session One


Moderator
Dr Eric Chatelain, Head of Drug Discovery, DNDi – Switzerland [Video]

Tools and challenges for the next decade of leishmaniasis research [PDF] – Dr Gerald Späth, Head of Laboratory, Molecular Parasitology and Signaling Unit, Institut Pasteur – France [Video] [Interview]

The Next Generation of High-Throughput Screens [PDF] – Dr Manu De Rycker, Team Leader Neglected Diseases, Drugs Discovery Unit, University of Dundee – UK [Video] [Interview]

Tools and challenges for the next decade of Chagas disease research [PDF] – Prof. Lucio Freitas-Junior, LNBio – Brazil [Video] [Interview]

Session Two


Moderator
Dr Charles Mowbray, Head of Drug Discovery, DNDi – Switzerland

Exploring Chemical Space for Neglected Diseases [PDF] – Prof. Jean-Louis Reymond, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Berne – Switzerland [Video]

New ways for accessing new chemical space [PDF] – Dr Tierry Kogej, Associate Principal Scientist, Chemistry Innovation Centre, Astra Zeneca – Sweden [Video]

Selecting compounds to find new leads for kinetoplastids and other NTDs [PDF] – Dr Mark Gardner, Consultant, AMG Consultants – UK [Video]

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr Robert Don, Discovery & Pre-Clinical Director, DNDi, Switzerland

Panel debate with all speakers:
Research challenges and opportunities for the most neglected diseases [Video]