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19th Cambridge MedChem Meeting

The 19th RSC / SCI Medicinal Chemistry Symposium (#19thCamMedChem) takes place 10th-13th September 2017 at Churchill College, Cambridge, UK. This biennial meeting is one of the highlights of the drug discover calendar. Each meeting we try to enhance the scientific programme and this time there will be a live webcast of one of the sessions.


New for 2017 - Live Webcast Session on Neglected Tropical Diseases
Tuesday, 12th September Afternoon (13-30pm start).
Session Chair: Chris Swain, Consultant, UK

Introduction to the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) session
Kelly Chibale, University of Capetown, South Africa
PI4K inhibitors that target multiple life cycle stages of the human malaria parasite
Kelly Chibale, University of Capetown, South Africa
Discovery and characterization of ACT-451840: an antimalarial drug with a novel mechanism of action
Christoph Boss, Actelion, Switzerland

Refreshments and short film clips

Rapid discovery of non-covalent inhibitors of DprE1, a novel and exciting target to treat Mycobacterium tuberculosis: impact of medicinal chemistry on an open source collaboration
Rob Young, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
Potent, selective and orally efficacious inhibitors of Plasmodium falciparum Protein Kinase G (PfPKG)
Jon Large, LifeArc, UK
First disclosure of a new oral development candidate for the treatment of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis
Charlie Mowbray, DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative), Switzerland
Closing remarks for NTD session
Charlie Mowbray, DNDi, Switzerland

The meeting is now fully booked but we hope that scientists around the world will be able to watch the presentations live using this link


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