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Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society

2014 Annual Meeting

  Drug Discovery Innovations

Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, October 28, 2014



Online registration for the 2014 MAPS Annual Meeting on October 28, 2014 has ended. You may register on-site the day of the event. See the event flyer for on-site registration fees.

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Morning Session

8:00–8:30                   Check-in and poster set up for presenters and judges
8:30–9:30                   Research poster viewing and judging, registration

MAPS and Host Institution Welcomes Diane W. Morel, PhD, 2013-2014 President, MAPS and Walter Koch, PhD, Temple University, Chair, Department of Pharmacology


John Pascal, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University, Kimmel Cancer Center:
"A Structural Biology-guided Search for Specific Inhibitors of PARP-1 Function in DNA Damage" 


Salim Merali, PhD, Temple University School of Pharmacy, Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research:
“Pulling the Plug on Glycolysis in Prostate Cancer: the Role of Polyamines” 


Beverly L. Davidson, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics:
"Childhood Neurodegenerative Diseases—an Old Drug Finds a New Target?” 


Invited Trainee Talk #1 (TBA)


George B. Koelle Award Presentation by Ron Tallarida, PhD, MAPS


Lunch, Poster Viewing, Networking


Afternoon Session


Keynote Address
Introduction by Mike Holinstat and Marlene Jacobson, MAPS
P. Jeffrey Conn, PhD, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery
“Allosteric Modulators of GPCRs as a Novel Treatment of CNS Disorders” 

2:15–2:50                    Jim Barrett, PhD, Drexel University
"Addressing the PAIN in Drug Discovery and Development" 
                   Invited Trainee Talk #2 (TBA)

                  Panel Discussion
Bioadventure Approaches to Drug Discovery"
Kyle Palmer, PhD, Moderator, Opertech Bio, MAPS
Panelists: Modrigel, Novira, UPharm
                  Closing Remarks
                  Student/Trainee Award* Ceremony/Networking Reception
* MUST BE PRESENT to receive award 


Both sessions are in the Medical Education and Research Building (MERB), Temple University Health Sciences Center, 3500 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.
Morning session: 217 MERB
Afternoon session: Luo Auditorium, 105 MERB

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