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2008 ITMAT International Symposium
April 8, 2008, Volume 54, No. 28

The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) will hold its third annual International Symposium, Academic Medicine In Drug Discovery and Development, on Monday and Tuesday, April 14 and 15, at the School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Building Auditorium. This meeting will consider the emerging role of the academic sector in drug discovery and development while offering different perspectives on the key issue of the calculation of benefit and risk. Accordingly, the program features speakers drawn from academia, the biotech, pharmaceuticals and venture industries. In addition to those from a conventional background in the hard or applied sciences, there will be participants from economics, politics and finance. Registration is required. See www.itmat.upenn.edu/symposium.shtml.




Almanac - April 8, 2008, Volume 54, No. 28