Randwick Precinct Cancer Roundtable - Drug Development [July 31st 2018]

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Event date :
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30
Event Type :
In Conversation
Location :
Edmund Blacket Functions Room, Prince of Wales Hospital
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Topic: Drug Development

Invited speaker: Prof Peter Gunning

Facilitator: Prof Michael Friedlander

Interactive discussion facilitated by Prof Michael Friedlander

Conjoint Professor of Medicine , UNSW Sydney

Michael Friedlander is a medical oncologist at Prince of Wales and Royal Hospital for Women with a particular interest in breast and ovarian cancers.

Invited speaker – Prof Peter Gunning

Head of the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney

Professor Peter Gunning is a cell biologist who has discovered new principles of cell architecture and applied this knowledge to the development of anti-cancer drugs. He has also served as a member of the Boards of both the NSW Cancer Council and the Cancer Institute NSW (current) and has been the Chair of the Research Committees of both institutions.

Topics for discussion

1. First identify your target

2. Make a new type of drug

3. Does it improve current therapy?

4. What’s the indication?

5. The path to the clinic


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