Peptides 2016 to feature clinical breakthroughs on oral peptides and novel technologies

Top Quote SMi reports : Ipsen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark and leading industry experts to explore the oral peptide delivery landscape. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 27, 2016 - Following the success of previous events, SMi Group's Peptides Event returns to London on 6th - 7th July. Registration is live on

    As well as being supported by leading scientific experts in the area of pre-clinical peptide formulation and development featuring a panel of senior representatives from international pharmaceutical and biotech organisations, Peptides 2016 will include a dedicated spotlight on the latest clinical breakthroughs with five exclusive presentations on oral peptides and novel technologies.

    1. Oral peptide delivery technology landscape
    Leila Hassani-Beniddir, Senior Scientist, Ipsen

    2. Discovery of novel and orally potent peptide antagonists of the human IL-23 receptor
    Ashok Bhandari, Vice President Chemistry, Protagonist Therapeutics

    3. Using Cupid, a novel cell-penetrating peptide, to carry GFP into cells
    Jonathan Ryves, Director, Cupid Peptides

    4. Design of the theranostic CXCR4 ligand Pentixafor and its application in man
    Oliver Demmer, Innovation Consultant, Ministro of Foreign Affairs Denmark

    5. Vaccination via the oral route
    Roger New, Co-founder and CSO, Proxima Concepts

    The unrivalled speaker panel include experts from Abzena, Albumedix, Bachem, Bicycle Therapeutics, IRBM, MedImmune, Sanofi, and more. The complete conference agenda and speaker list is available for complimentary download at

    The event also offers two pre-conference workshops focusing on the discovery, development and deployment of cyclic peptides, and exploring cell-penetrating peptides as a powerful new tool for cellular research.

    For those interested to attend the event, please visit to register

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    3rd Peptides Event
    6-7 July 2016
    London, UK
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