The Expanding Toolbox of Medicinal Chemistry:

From Chemical Biology to Clinical Applications

Jointly organised by the SCT and the DMCCB of the Swiss Chemical Society

 Dijon, France    October 16, 2015

Programme


09:00

Welcome coffee and registration

Session Chair

Prof. Karl-Heinz ALTMANN
ETH ZÜRICH, Zürich, Switzerland

10:00

Introduction and Opening remarks

Dr Yves P. AUBERSON
NOVARTIS INSTITUTES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, Basel, Switzerland
Prof. Janos SAPI
SCT & UNIVERSITY OF REIMS-CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE, Reims, France

10:10

New Therapeutic Modalities to Unleash Pharma Drug Discovery

Dr Christian VISKOV
SANOFI, France

10:55

Using Aged Drugs in New Ways, the Concept of Boosting Antibiotics

Prof. Nicolas WILLAND
UNIVERSITY OF LILLE, Lille, France

11:40

Learning New Things About Old Drugs: Sulfa Drugs and Tetrahydrobiopterin Biosynthesis

Prof. Kai JOHNSSON
SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY IN LAUSANNE (EPFL), Heidelberg, Germany

12:25

Lunch

Session Chair

Dr Luc VAN HIJFTE
SCT & NOVALIX, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

14:00

Uncovering and Mitigating Clearance in Early Discovery: New Technologies, New Opportunities, New Mindset

Dr Alfred ZIMMERLIN
NOVARTIS INSTITUTES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, Basel, Switzerland

14:45

Streamlining the Medchem Selection Process of PET Tracers

Prof Guy BORMANS
KULEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Radiotracer Development in the Era of Personalized Medicine: When MedChem meets Nuclear Medicine

Prof. Roger SCHIBLI
SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland

16:45

Conclusions and End of Conference