5th Meet the Experts Transporter Meeting – Preliminary Program

February 08, 2016

Early Bird registration fee and deadline: EUR 250 until 29 February!

The 5th Meet the Experts meeting will host three keynote lectures:

  • M Zamek-Gliszczynszki (GSK): Keynote lecture on ITC recommendations, including a summary of the main conclusions of the AAPS/ITC 2016 workshop
  • M Ullah (Roche): Keynote lecture on refinement of in vitro assays, IVIVE, modelling
  • B Sarkadi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences): Keynote lecture on Chemoimmunity and stem cells The main program will be organized around four topics, detailed in four sessions with three talks each: Topic 1: New Tools for Old Barriers
  • C Bosquillon (U. of Notthingham) on tools to study pulmonary drug permeability
  • J McGeehan (Ascendance) on use of Micropatterned Co-cultured hepatocytes
  • C Brown (Newcastle U.) on in vitro tools to study renal drug transport and toxicity Topic 2: Tools for translational transporter science
  • EM de Lange (Leiden U.) on BBB, BCSFB, modelling
  • L Badolo (Lundbeck) on methods and models to study induction – prediction of clinical relevance
  • L Salphati (Genentech) on transporter humanized preclinical models Topic 3: Transporters as biomarkers, mediators of resistance and toxicity
  • G Jansen (VU U. Medical Center) on inflammation, resistance
  • A Calcagno (U. Torino) on PGx, antivirals, biomarkers
  • Third speaker tbd Topic 4: Transporters as therapeutic targets
  • S Krishna (U. London) on strategies to overcome resistance in Malaria
  • S Urban (U. Heidelberg) on strategies to inhibit entry of HBV, HDV into hepatocytes
  • SD Kramer (ETH Zurich) on uptake transporters in cancer, imaging

Please click here for the preliminary program on the website.

Poster session: You can still submit abstracts for presenting posters. We are offering up to 15 FREE REGISTRATIONS to poster presenters from academic institutions. Moreover, we will select 5 posters for oral poster presentations during the plenary session of the conference.

To apply for free registration, submit your abstract before 29 February, 2016.

Hands-On Training Event: In addition to the main conference, SOLVO will be hosting a Hands-On Lab Training Day on May 11 at its R&D facilities in Budaörs. SOLVO scientists will provide practical training on running different transporter assay formats as well as data interpretation: Vesicular Transporter Assay, Uptake Transporter Assay, Monolayer Assay, Sandwich cultured hepatocytes, HepatoPac tox. The event will take place in the Continental Hotel Budapest.

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