Monthly Archives: Oct 2020

Webinar: The pharmacology of drugs for COVID-19

On Wednesday 21 October 2020 the British Pharmacological Society will offer a free webinar dedicated to The pharmacology of drugs for COVID-19.

In this webinar, sponsored by the British Journal of Pharmacology and the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, expert will present their research on pharmacological strategies for the treatment of COVID-19.

15:00-15:10: Opening RemarksProfessor Amrita Ahluwalia, British Journal of Pharmacology, UK

15:10-15:20: A rational roadmap for SARS‐CoV‐2/COVID‐19 pharmacotherapeutic research and development, Dr Steve Alexander, University of Nottingham, UK

15:20-15:30: The hidden role of NLRP3 inflammasome in obesity-related COVID-19 exacerbations: lessons for drug repurposing, Dr Ilaria Bertocchi Università di Torino, Italy

15:30-15:40: A clinical pharmacology roadmap out of future pandemics, Professor Duncan Richards, University of Oxford, UK

15:40-15:50: Dosing will be a key success factor in repurposing antivirals for COVID‐19, Dr Patrick Smith, Certara, USA

15:50-16:00: Harnessing inflammation resolving‐based therapeutic agents to treat pulmonary viral infections: What can the future offer to COVID‐19?Professor Mauro Teixeira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

16:00-16:30: Live Q&A, all speakers

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Novel Therapeutics & Democratization of Access: free virtual event

Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania offers the free virtual event ITMAT 15th International Symposium – Novel Therapeutics & Democratization of Access: Implementation of Translational Science

The main topics of this international symposium will include, among others:

  1. Models of Drug Development
  2. Democratization of access
  3. Novel Therapies
  4. Translational Challenges in Zoonoses
  5. Biomarkers of Disease and Drug Response

Dates: October 12-13, 2020

Link to register