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3rd Epigenetics in Drug Discovery conference

08 May 2013 - 10 May 2013 - Boston, MA, USA



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GTC’s 3rd Epigenetics in Drug Discovery conference is the only epigenetics conference that brings together a balanced mix of leading experts from the industry and academia to collaborate on the latest cutting edge research on novel epigenetic mechanisms, therapeutics, developments, biomarkers and diagnostics. Venture Capitalists will also join the conference to discuss investment opportunities and what they look for in the epigenetics space.

Some key discussions around epigenetics drug discovery at the conference include: 1) The role of epigenetics in human diseases such as cancer, leukaemia, neurodegenerative conditions, neuropsychiatric disorders, inflammation, etc. 2) Novel mechanisms, biomarkers, technologies and diagnostics for epigenetics drug discovery 3) Cutting edge research from GlaxoSmithKline, Epizyme, Genentech, Constellation, Astex, Cellzome, RaNA Therapeutics, Pfizer, Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, etc.

Conference sessions are:

Epigenetic Mechanisms

Role of Epigenetics in Human Diseases

Drug Discovery in Epigenetics

Preclinical and Clinical Development

Epigenetic Biomarkers and Diagnostics

Panel Discussion: Investment Opportunities in the Epigenetic Space




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