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Arizona Center for Drug Discovery Spring Summit

The  Arizona Center for Drug Discovery Spring Summit will highlight examples of how academic innovation is filling the gaps in the drug discovery ecosystem. Registration is required to attend.

Summit Speakers

  • Rajesh Khanna, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, College of Medicine-Tucson, UArizona; Chief Scientific Officer, Regulonix LLC
  • Brian Blagg, PhD, Director, Warren Family Research Center, Drug Discovery and Development; Charles Huisking Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
  • Stephen Munk, PhD, Deputy Director, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University 
  • A. Stewart Campbell, PhD, Senior Vice President, Research & Development, Axial Therapeutics 
  • Chris Hulme, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, UArizona 
  • Barbara Slusher, PhD, MAS, Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Medicine, Oncology; Director, Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery 
  • Victor Hruby, PhD, MS, BS, Regents' Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, College of Medicine-Tucson, UArizona 
  • Eric Reiman, MD, Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, and CEO, Banner Research
  • Cindy Miranti, PhD, Chair, Cancer Biology – GIDP; Co-Program Leader, Cancer Biology Research Program; Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine-Tucson, UArizona 

Program Schedule

Welcome & ACDD Overview – 8:45am to 9:00am 
Rick Schnellmann, PhD, Dean & Professor, College of Pharmacy
Celina Zerbinatti, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Morning Session – 9:05am to 12:00pm
Moderator: Wei Wang, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, COP, UArizona

Afternoon Session – 12:25pm to 2:45pm
Moderator: Celina Zerbinatti, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Closing Remarks – 2:45pm to 3:00pm
Rick Schnellmann, PhD, Dean & Professor, College of Pharmacy
Wei Wang, PhD, Co-Director, ACDD; Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, COP, UArizona


Learn more: https://www.pharmacy.arizona.edu/event/2021/arizona-center-drug-discovery-spring-summit-2021

Register here: https://arizona.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_q48TWYYJRIWkgdjzft9sLg

Event Details

Event Date:

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 8:45 am to 3:00 pm

Event Location:

Online Event

Contact Information:

Liz Mellor
lmellor@pharmacy.arizona.edu

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