Drug Targets

Conferences & Courses
Targeting Ocular Disorders Targeting Ocular Disorders
October 6-7, 2014 | Boston, MA
Targeting Ocular Disorders will address targeting of ophthalmic medications and treatments and will provide the latest results in the field, along with novel and emerging targets that hold promise in treating these crippling conditions.

Next-Generation Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Next-Generation Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
October 7, 2014 | Boston, MA
Next Generation Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Symposium, part of Discovery on Target 2014 in Boston, presents the progress in HDAC chemistry, biology, screening and in bringing new inhibitors to the clinic.

Discovery on Target Discovery on Target
October 8-10, 2014 | Boston, MA
Cambridge Healthtech Institute will host its 12th Annual Discovery on Target event showcasing current and emerging “hot” targets for the pharmaceutical industry, October 8 – 10, 2014 in Boston, MA.




Life Science Media Library
Introduction to Adoptive T Cell Therapies DVD Introduction to Adoptive T Cell Therapies DVD
May 5, 2014 |
This digital course will aim to guide the researcher in designing studies for accelerated stability testing of biologics. The course will begin with basic underlying concepts governing protein drug product stability, and focus on design principles for meaning stress and accelerated stability testing of not only the protein of interest but also of excipients and primary packaging components. Strategies to handle complexities arising from their interactions will also be discussed.
Allosteric Modulators of GPCRs Allosteric Modulators of GPCRs
September 23, 2013 |
Allosteric modulators represent a novel paradigm to therapeutically target G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). However, identification and characterization of allosteric modulators using standard functional assays remain elusive due to the ‘context-dependent phenomena’. This course will discuss important aspects of hit identification and validation of allosteric modulators in GPCR research activity.
First Principles in Binding Kinetics First Principles in Binding Kinetics
June 6, 2012 |
This course will address the questions on “why should I care about kinetics?” and “how can I understand and predict Structure-Kinetics relationships?” We will first review the role of binding kinetics in drug action and then focus on the particular case of protein-ligand non-covalent complexes, reviewing what is known so far about the structural determinants of binding kinetics. This course will help you with a better understanding and increased awareness of current state of the chemistry and pharmacology of binding kinetics.




Publications, Reports, & Whitepapers
Biomarkers: Neurobiomarkers and Neurodiagnostics
Biomarkers: Discovery and Development for a Diagnostic Approach to Neurodegenerative Disorders, published by Insight Pharma Reports has a focus in biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases and diagnostic applications in development.
MicroRNA: An Insight to miRNA-based microarrays, diagnostics and therapeutics
This report analyzes recent trends in medicinal chemistry and evaluates their significance for advancing R&D productivity. We consider technological modalities and market dynamics, with an emphasis on outsourcing and user views on the implications of current practices.