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  1. 1. 4th Annual BiomarkersFrom characterisation and discovery, through to clinical trials and patient safety – your complete guide to biomarkers 1st - 2nd December 2011, Visiongain Conference Centre, London, UK BOOK NOW! Key Speakers Claudio Carini, Translational Medicine, Pfizer Harsukh Parmar, Global Head of Early Clinical Development, Respiratory & Inflammation Therapy Area, AstraZeneca Laura K. Richman, Vice President, MedImmune Ge Ruigt, Director Experimental Medicine Neuroscience, Merck Ian Hudson, Director of Licensing Division, MHRA David Brooks, Acting Head of the Depart of Clinical Neuroscience, Imperial College London Peter Parker, Professor of Cancer Cell Biology, King’s College, University of London Christian Czech, Group Leader Translational Biomarkers, Roche Theresa Zhang , Research Fellow, Merck Parag Acharya, R&D Manager, Unilever R&D Anna-Christine Bay-Jensen, Group Manager, Cartilage Biology and Biomarkers, Nordic Bioscience Maarten Van Roy, Associate Scientist, Pharmacology, Ablynx Sharmilee Gnanapavan, Neurology Specialist Registrar, Barts and the London NHS Trust Hayley Whitaker, Research Associate, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute Driving the Industry Forward | www.futurepharmaus.comMedia Partners Organised By To Book Call: +44 (0) 20 7336 6100 | www.visiongain.com/biomarkers
  2. 2. Conference Introduction 4th Annual Biomarkers 1st - 2nd December 2011, London, UK Dear Colleague, Media Partners: n 2010, the global biomarkers market was an estimated value of $13.5 billion . I 1 PharmiWeb.com is the leading industry-sponsored portal for Forecasters predict significant growth in the years ahead with estimates of the pharmaceutical sector. Supported by most of the leading $33.3 billion by the end of 2015. This growth will most certainly be driven pharmaceutical corporations, PharmiWeb.com provides dynamic real-time news, features, by the current demand for biomarkers in drug discovery and other areas of events listings and international jobs to industry professionals across Europe and the US. R&D. The use of biomarkers during early stages of a product development is For further information please email: corporate@pharmiweb.com already saving costs and time in the industry by indicating the possibility of BIOTECHNOLOGY EUROPE is owned by BIOTECHNOLOGY failure at an earlier stage in the research process. CROs have now recognised WORLD. It is based and located in Warsaw, Poland. the commercial opportunities of biomarkers and are forming partnerships with Biotechnology World was founded in 2007 to provide the world’s biotech and pharma providers and building in-house capabilities. information and market to make it universally accessible and useful for scientific isiongain’s 4th Biomarkers Conference will provide attendees with an in- V and business processes. Its first step to fulfilling that mission was building the depth understanding of the use of biomarkers in R&D and will explore recent BIOTECHNOLOGY EUROPE platform that will allow a quick spread of information in developments in this fast growing sector. Industry experts will also address unmet different channels. BIOTECHNOLOGY EUROPE offers companies completed internet needs, challenges and discuss practical aspects of biomarker implementation. public relations, publication and marketing solutions. One of the mains goals of Why you should attend this conference BIOTECHNOLOGY EUROPE is to integrate the Biotech and Pharma Sector in Europe to global biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life science activities. • Hear the regulatory perspective – biomarkers in drug development For further information please visit: www.biotechnology-europe.com • Review novel targets in biomarker discovery Future Pharmaceuticals has forged powerful relationships Driving the Industry Forward | www.futurepharmaus.com with key industry leaders to provide a platform for successful • Discuss how biomarkers can accelerate your clinical development brand recognition, and for senior decision-makers to have the means to procure and • ee how improvements in technologies are leading to better efficiency of S plan implementation strategies based on the topics covered. Positioned to be an biomarkers authoritative resource within top pharma companies as well as small, specialty, and biotech, Future Pharmaceuticals magazine is geared to create a deep penetration into • Analyse biomarkers and their role in drug development a highly targeted and responsive audience, bridging the gap between the industries’ • Assess preclinical safety considerations top issues and the solutions top-tier vendors can provide. For further information please visit: www.futurepharmaus.com • Discuss predictive biomarker discovery and development for cancer treatment InPharm is the online platform for exclusive pharmaceutical • Understand the role of EEG as a biomarker in psychiatry news, comment, contracts, services, jobs and events and is • Evaluate biomarkers discovery using non-invasive metabolomics & challenges home to InPharmjobs.com, Pharmafile and Pharmafocus. For further information please visit: www.inpharm.com I look forward to meeting you at the conference Best regards Poster Presentation At a busy conference it is hard to make sure everyone who shares your interests knows what you are doing. Maximise your time at Visiongain’s 4th Annual Biomarkers meeting by Koos Mohammed sharing your results in a poster presentation. With a plethora of key decision makers, take Conference Producer advantage of this senior networking opportunity. Please send your 200 word abstract, in English, to: info@visiongainglobal.com for approval. The deadline for submissions is Monday 14th November, 2011. Please include contact details for the corresponding author(s). Who should attend this conference? Academic institutions will not be charged a fee if booked as full-price delegates. Posters submitted by pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms will be charged a fee of £199. Senior VPs, Chief Scientific Officers, Directors, Managers, Professors, Scientists, and Principal Investigators in: Posters submitted by service providers / vendors are welcome and will be subject to • Biomarker Development Programmes evaluation. Upon approval a fee of £500 will apply. Two delegates from your organisation • Clinical Pharmacology must be booked at full price to present a poster. • Clinical Research Please note that all posters will be displayed at the discretion of Visiongain Ltd and are • Drug Discovery and Development subject to approval. Due to limited space, please register your interest early. • Recombinant DNA technology • Medical imaging • Safety Assessment • Assay Development • Proteomics/ Genomics Programmes • Metabolomics Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities • Epigenomics This event offers a unique opportunity to meet and do business with some of the key • Molecular toxicology • Regulatory Affairs players in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. If you have a service or product • Translational Medicine to promote, you can do so at this event by: • Oncology • CNS • Hosting a networking drinks reception • Inflammation and Immunology • Taking an exhibition space at the conference • Biological Sciences • Diagnostics • Advertising in the delegate documentation pack • Bioanalysis • Providing branded bags, pens, gifts, etc. • Pharmacokinetics & Drug Metabolism • Genomics Business Development If you would like more information on the range of sponsorship or exhibition • Cellular & Molecular Development possibilities for visiongains 4th Annual Biomarkers Conference, please contact us: • Clinical Discovery Technologies • Pharmacogenomics & Human Genetics Piyush Patel, +44 (0)20 7549 9961 • Discovery Research • Bioengineering piyush.patel@visiongainglobal.com Biomarkers: Technologies and Global Markets (BCC Research, March 2011)1
  3. 3. Day 1 4th Annual Biomarkers Thursday1st December 2011 09:00 Registration and refreshments 12:40 Networking lunch 09:30 Opening address from the Chair Claudio Carini 13:40 Biomarker strategy for successful non-clinical to Translational Medicine Pfizer clinical translation • Development of biomarker strategy 09:40 Biomarkers in drug development • Selection of species for safety and efficacy testing CASE STUDY – regulatory perspective • Disposition of drug-target complex as safety marker • Regulatory acceptance of new biomarkers • Translation of PD effect from nonclinical species to man • Strategies for increasing the number of qualified biomarkers Maarten Van Roy • Challenging issues Associate Scientist, Pharmacology Ian Hudson Ablynx Director of Licensing Division MHRA and CHMP Member 10:20 Precision Medicine critically affects innovation in 14:20 EEG as a biomarker in psychiatry clinical development strategy and drug therapy Ge Ruigt Senior Director Translational Medicine Neuroscience • Biomarkers as part of a new paradigm Merck • ew study designs and re-defining the traditional pathway of N drug development • eed for a more collaborative approach between basic and clinical research N 15:00 Afternoon Refreshments • Embracing new innovative technologies Claudio Carini Translational Medicine 15:20 Biomarkers target in validation and discovery in Pfizer early development • Strategies for accelerating development 11:00 Morning refreshments • Reducing the risks of failures at later stages of research Harsukh Parmar 11:20 Predictive biomarker discovery and development Global Head of Early Clinical Development, Respiratory & for cancer treatment Inflammation Therapy Area • iscovery of biomarkers predictive of response to oncology D AstraZeneca drug candidates • evelopment of assays to assess biomarkers in human D tumor specimens 16:00 Selecting the right drug for patients • Use of biomarker assays in oncology clinic trials • Demonstration of cost-effectiveness Theresa Zhang • Adoption of tests in clinical practise Research Fellow Merck • Tests to reduce side effects 12:00 Biomarkers: discovery strategies and technologies 16:40 Closing remarks from the Chair • trategies for providing truly personalised predictive biomarkers and S proximal biomarkers in respect of the current tranche of drugs in use and in development • eview of emerging new technologies for generating sophisticated R readouts directly informative on drug action and the prediction of 16:50 Networking drinks drug responsiveness Peter Parker Take your discussions further and build new Professor of Cancer Cell Biology relationships in a relaxed and informal setting King’s College, University of London Due to unforeseen circumstances the programme may change and visiongain reserves the right to alter the venue and/or speakers c Copyright visiongain Ltd, 2011
  4. 4. Day 2 4th Annual Biomarkers Friday 2nd December 201109:00 Registration and refreshments 13:40 Neurofilament heavy chain in multiple sclerosis: from bench to bedside • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – what we know and the role for biomarkers09:30 Opening address from the Chair Hayley Whitaker • The stages of biomarker validation towards a viable surrogate end-point Research Associate • eurodegeneration and evaluation of axonal pathology using N Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute neurofilament heavy chain • eurofilaments in clinical trial: cannabiniods in CREAE and Lamotrigine in N09:40 Rational biomarker strategies in drug development Secondary Progressive MS • Use of biomarkers in early stages of drug development • The future: BioMS-eu consortium for biomarker research Sharmilee Gnanapavan • Maximising utility of pharmacodynamic markers in drug development Neurology Specialist Registrar • Examples of biomarker strategies in drug development Barts and the London NHS Trust Laura K. Richman Vice President MedImmune 14:20 The role of molecular imaging for drug development in CNS disorders • MI can:10:20 Biochemical markers of ongoing joint damage in arthritis - current and future biomarkers of - Support clinical diagnosis and aid screening for trials prognosis and efficacy measurements - Follow disease progression • Targeting pathology specific markers - Help understand disease mechanisms • xamples of novel biochemical markers of extracellular matrix E - Help understand drug mechanisms remodelling, Neo-Epitopes - llow dose-receptor / enzyme occupancy profiles to be generated for A • se of a pathological relevant biochemical markers for prognosis and U novel therapeutics treatment efficacy in rheumatoid and joint degenerative diseases David Brooks Anna-Christine Bay-Jensen Acting Head of the Depart of Clinical Neuroscience Group Manager, Cartilage Biology and Biomarkers Imperial College London Nordic Bioscience 15:00 Afternoon refreshments11:00 Morning refreshments 15:20 Biomarkers for CNS diseases: Of Mice and Men11:20 Biomarkers discovery using non-invasive metabolomics & challenges • Challenge of Identifying CNS biomarkers • Metabolomics - what’s new? • Technologies for biomarker identification and their application • Non-invasive metabolomics - why, where & how • Examples for new CNS biomarkers and how they have been identified • etabolomics based biomarker discovery - current status, emerging scope M Christian Czech & future challenges Group Leader Translational Biomarkers Roche Parag Acharya R&D Manager Unilever R&D 16:00 Biomarker data management and analysis • ew technologies around biomarkers and their interplay with N12:00 Sponsor Spotlight Session drug development T ake this unique opportunity to be a part of the conference • Minimising risks: emerging technologies and their implications theme, network, share ideas and provide an overview of your product/services to the audience. For more information please contact piyush.patel@visiongainglobal.com 16:40 Chair’s closing remarks12:40 Networking lunch 16:50 End of Conference
  5. 5. Registration Form 4th Annual Biomarkers 1st - 2nd December 2011, London, UK Angel Conf. code PP Pentonville Road 4th Annual Biomarkers CiStandard Prices ty Ro adConference only Fee: £1299 VAT: £259.80 Total: £1558.80 1st - 2nd December 2011 Old Street Location: Visiongain Conference CentreNumber of bookings: Total cost: Old Street Address: 230 City Road LondonPromotional Literature Distribution City Road EC1V 2TTDistribution of your company’s promotional literature to all conference attendees UK Fee: £999 VAT: £199.80 Total: £1198.80Details How to bookForename: Surname: Email: piyush.patel@visiongain.com Web: http://www.visiongain.com/biomarkers Job Title: Company: UK Office: Tel: +44(0) 20 7549 9961 Fax: +44(0) 20 7549 9932 Main Switchboard Number: Visiongain Ltd BSG HouseAddress: 226-236 City Road London EC1V 2QY UKCountry: Postcode: General information Venue: Visiongain Conference Centre 230 City Road, London, EC1V 2TT. United Kingdom. Closest tube Phone: Fax: station is Old Street (Northern Line). Accommodation: Thistle City Barbican, Central Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 8DS, Phone: 0871 376 9004 / +44 845 305 8304, Fax: 0871 376 9104 / +44 845 305 8343Email: http://www.thistle.com/en/hotels/united_kingdom/london/thistle_city_barbican/index.html Travelodge London City Road Hotel, 7-12 City Road, London, EC1Y 1AE, Tel: 0871 984 6333, Fax: 0207 Signature: 628 2503, http://www.travelodge.co.uk/search_and_book/hotel_overview.php?hotel_id=340 Payment terms: Visiongain require the full amount to be paid before the conference. Visiongain I confirm that I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of booking Ltd may refuse entry to delegates who have not paid their invoice in full. A credit card guarantee may be requested if payment has not been received in full before the event. 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Delegates may be able to recover VAT Security number (last 3 digits on back of credit card): incurred by contacting Eurocash Corporation plc +44 (0) 1273 325000, eurocash@eurocashvat.com. Eurocash specialise in recovering cross-border VAT.Signature: How we will contact you: Visiongain Ltd’s preferred method of communication is by email and phone. Please ensure that you complete the registration form in full so that we can contact you.Cardholder’s name: Unable to attend Obviously nothing compares to being there but you need not miss out. Simply tick the box and send News updates with your payment. You will receive speaker talks in PDFs two weeks after the event.Please tick if you do not want to receive email news updates in the future Yes, please send me speaker talks Price£550 VAT:£110 Total:£660 www.visiongain.com/biomarkers