Peptide Therapeutics Forum 2021 (hybride event)

Peptide Therapeutics Forum 2021 (hybride event)

The forum provided an innovative platform to exchange on the various aspects of drug development with a focus on peptides.

Start Date 19.08.2021 - 09:30
Event End 20.08.2021 - 18:00
Location Universität Basel
On-site: University Hospital Basel, Lecture Hall 1, 2. floor Online: via Zoom

Similar to previous events in the framework of Basel Life, presentations highlight important new insights regarding the drug discovery of peptides including examples for successful development candidates. This forum should disseminate information on latest news in the broad field of therapeutic peptides and enable networking of interested parties from academia and industries.

Speakers day 1:

  • Nina Hartrampf, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Steven Trim, Venomtech, UK
  • Helena Safavi-Hemami, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Elisabeth von Guggenberg, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
  • PLENARY LECTURE: Bart Cornelissen, University of Oxford, UK
  • Gerardo Guillen, Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Cuba
  • John Vrettos, Enteris Biopharma, US
  • Manuel Sanchez-Felix, Novartis, US

Speakers, day 2: 

  • Christophe Chambard, Bachem AG, Switzerland
  • Kristian Strømgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Norbert Sewald, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Deborah O'Neil, NovaBiotics, UK
  • Christian Schwarz, Numaferm GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Jean-Louis Reymond, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Sridhar Nimmagadda, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, US
  • Jesse Dong, Biontech, US
  • Dehua Pei, Ohio State University, US

Organizing Committee

Prof. Melpomeni Fani University of Basel, Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry, Clinic of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Prof. Roderich Süssmuth Technische Universität Berlin, Department of Chemistry
Dr. Thomas Vorherr Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Basel