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Pharmacy to hold symposium

Nine international leaders in the field of modern drug development will speak at the College of Pharmacy’s inaugural Symposium on Pharmaceutical Development. The daylong event April 19 at the Classic Center will begin with registration at 8 a.m. Registration is $50, $25 for UGA students.

The symposium is an opportunity for scientists involved in pharmaceutical sciences, life sciences, biotechnology and translational medicine to discuss ever-increasing challenges and opportunities found in the development of modern therapeutic agents. The program is intended for members of industry, government and academia as well as students and post-doctoral researchers.

Key speakers include Jack Henion of Advion BioSciences, Peter Bryan of the Celgene Corporation, Karthick Vishwanathan of AstraZeneca, H. Thomas Karnes of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Pharmacy, Karthik Srinivasan of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Charles Craig of Georgia Bio, Christopher McCurdy of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Nirdosh Jagota of Genentech Inc. and PingPing Wang of Johnson & Johnson.