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The DNDi/BrazMedChem Lead Optimization Workshop

The BrazMedChem2010 together with DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative) are pleased to offer the workshop "The DNDi / BrazMedChem Lead Optimization Workshop”. Experts in tropical diseases will meet on November 06, 2010 in a special session to discuss the process of hit-to-lead-to-drugs and how to optimize lead compounds to drugs. DNDi representatives in Brazil and from Switzerland and FIOCRUZ will bring their views to the audience of this important event. Key issues such as the inclusion of ravuconazole in clinical tests for the treatment of Chagas disease will be discussed.

Invited Speakers

1. Tânia Araújo Jorge, Oswaldo Cruz Institute

2. Eric Chatelain, Chair, DNDi Senior Project Manager, Geneva, Switzerland

3. Glaucius Oliva, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

4. Maria Terezinha Bahia, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil

5. Martine Keenan, Epichem, Australia. DNDi Chagas Disease Consortium

6. Lucio Freitas-Junior, Center for Neglected Diseases Drug Discovery-CND3. Institut Pasteur Korea

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