McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Drug Discovery
Innovating Healthcare Beyond the Molecule

  • Seminar Information


Monday, November 10, 2014


4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


MDCL 3020


  • Dr. Steve Gyorffy, Director of Oncology, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd
  • Dr. Ted Witek, Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, Clinical and Medical Affairs, Theravance, Inc.; Past President and Chief Executive Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim in Canada Ltd.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain understanding of drug development from preclinical to Phase III registration
  • What are the current and future challenges in bringing new medicines for unmet medical needs?
  • How are new agents funded and made accessible to patients?
  • Become familiar with challenges beyond drug registration and bridging the "second valley of death" for the pharmaceutical industry

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

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