North Jersey Section
American Chemical Society

Sep 12, 2019 – DMDG Fall Symposium and Vendor Exhibition

NJ-DMDG

Sponsored by the

North Jersey ACS Drug Metabolism Discussion Group

“Molecular Targeting Approaches for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics”

Date:   September 12, 2019

Time:   8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Venue:  The Palace at Somerset Park,
        333 Davidson Avenue,
        Somerset, NJ 08873     [ directions ]

2019 Fall DMDG Symposium

Speakers & Organizers at the Fall 2019 Symposium: [Bottom, L to R] Marissa Vavrek, Gautam Shenoy, Claudia Gravekamp, Dallas Bednarczyk, Fan Wu, Naiyu Zheng, [Top, L to R] Cody Smith, Carlo Sensenhauser, Imad Hanna, Philip Low, Matthew Hoffman

Registration Information:

  • Pre-registration fee is $125 (pre-register by September 5, 2019).
  • Registration fee at the door is $150 (Checks only)
  • Registration fee is $10 for students and postdocs and $50 for faculty
  • Registration is free for unemployed

Please plan to pre-register as a group, as coordinated by a member of the NJACS DMDG Steering Committee List, below, from your organization.

  • If you have no DMDG member at your company, please contact Elizabeth Joshi (elizabeth.joshi@merck.com) for registration.
  • Payments by personal or company checks. Sorry, credit cards are not accepted.
  • Checks should be made payable to: NJ Drug Metabolism Discussion Group.

Exhibitors:

Program

“Molecular Targeting Approaches for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics”

 8:00 a.m.

                        Registration / Continental Breakfast / Vendor Exhibit

 9:00 a.m.

Introductory Remarks

Imad Hanna, Chair, NJ DMDG

 9:15 a.m.

Ligand-targeted drug delivery approaches

Philip Low, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University College of Pharmacy

 10:00 a.m.

Bacterial-derived antitumor drug delivery platform

Claudia Gravekamp, PhD,  Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 10:45 a.m.

            Vendor Exhibit & Coffee Break

 11:15 a.m.

Novel use of quantitative imaging approaches and its impact on safety de-risking, compound progression, and establishing PK/PD relationships

Marissa Vavrek, Principal Scientist- Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Drug Metabolism, Merck & Co., Inc.

 12:00 p.m.

            Lunch & Vendor Exhibit

 1:15 p.m.

Oral delivery of colon-targeting macromolecules

Sathy Balu-Iyer, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy

 2:00 p.m.

Bioinformatics approaches to investigate mechanisms of pulmonary toxicity

Cody Smith, PhD - Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers the State University of NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

 2:45 p.m.

               Vendor Exhibit & Coffee Break

 3:00 p.m.

 

3:45 p.m.

Drug Transporter-mediated tissue targeting challenges and strategies

Dallas Bednarczyk, PhD – Investigator, Pharmacokinetic Sciences, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA.

 

                          Program closure


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NJ-DMDG Steering Committee 2019-2020
Name Company E-mail address Responsibility
Imad Hanna Novartis imad.hanna@novartis.com Chair (2019-2020)
Beth Joshi Merck elizabeth.joshi@merck.com Past Chair (2018-2019)
Manthena Varma Pfizer Manthena.V.Varma@pfizer.com Past Chair, 2017-18
Matthew Hoffmann Celgene mjhoffman@celgene.com Treasurer
Naiyu Zheng BMS naiyu.zheng@bms.com Vendor Liaison (2018-2020)
Anima Ghosal Kean University ghosala@aol.com Vendor Liaison
Bo Wen GSK bo.1.wen@gsk.com Past Chair, 2016-17
Lauren Aleksunes Rutgers University aleksunes@eohsi.rutgers.edu Past Chair, 2015-16
Carlo Sensenhauser Janssen R&D CSensenh@its.JnJ.com Member
Allen Jones Students 2 Science allen.n.jones@verizon.net Member
Ron Kong PTC Therapeutics rkong@ptcbio.com Member
Lei Tang Sanofi Lei.Tang@sanofi.com Member
Li Yu Roche li.yu.ly1@roche.com Member
Maria Markowska Mmaryla5@yahoo.com Member
Fan Wu Celgene fwu@celgene.com Member
Hong Shen BMS hong.shen1@bms.com Member

 

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Directions to the Palace at Somerset Park

    333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873
    Phone: 732-302-9922
    [ website ]

From the New Jersey Turnpike:

    Exit 10 to Interstate 287 North.
    Follow 10 miles to Exit 10 (527 New Brunswick -- South Bound Brook).
    Take Easton Ave towards South Bound Brook to first light,
    make left (Davidson Ave.)

From New York City:

    Lincoln Tunnel to N.J. Turnpike South.
    Follow N.J. Turnpike directions mentioned above.

From Route 287:

    If traveling north:

      Exit 10 (527 New Brunswick -- South Bound Brook)
      Follow sign towards Bound Brook, to light
      make left (Davidson Ave.)

    If traveling south:

      Exit 10 (527 New Brunswick).
      Left on Easton Ave., to light,
      make left (Davidson Ave).

From Newark Airport:

    Take NJ Turnpike South to Exit 10
    I-287 North to Exit 10 (Easton Ave)
    At first light, go left on Davidson Ave.
    Hotel immediately on left.

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