September 27, 2006

Drug Discovery and Development ProgramFaculty Talks SpeakersPoster Presentation
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Global Health and Infectious Disease
Cancer Research

Translational Research: Applying Discovery

Cardiovascular Disease, Obesity & DiabetesInfectious Disease & Pathogens

About Research Days




9:30 - 9:45

Welcoming Remarks

  Lightning Talks on Platform Technologies
9:45 - 10:15

Drug Discovery

10:15 - 10:45

Drug Development

10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:30

Clinical Trials


11:30 - 12:00

Drug Development Economics and Policy

  12:00 - 1:30

Break for Lunch

  Research Presentations
1:30 - 2:30

Identification and Validation of Targets for Anti-Cancer Therapies

Carbohydrate-Based Cancer Therapeutics
Marc D’Alarcao

Avenanthramides of Oats: Their Potential for Preventing Colon Cancer
Mohsen Meydani

Use of Xenograft Models to Identify and Test Breast Cancer Therapeutics
Charlotte Kuperwasser

Functional Proteomic Screens for Protein Targets to Limit Metastasis
Daniel Jay

Moderated by Krishna Kumar

  2:30 - 3:30

Novel Targets and Tools for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Therapeutic Potential of CCN5 (WISP-2) Following Vascular Injury
John Castellot

Insights into Microvascular Remodeling During Development and Disease
Ira Herman

Dissection of a Proinflammatory Signaling Pathway: Potential Implications for Atherosclerosis
John Kyriakis

Pepducins, a Novel Class of GPCR Antagonists for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases
Andrew Leger

Moderated by Martin Beinborn

Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging Auditorium
711 Washington Street, Boston

  3:30 - 5:00

Poster Presentations and Reception

Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging Lobby, Mezzanine and Conference Room
711 Washington Street, Boston


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