Day One

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

08.00 Registration & Breakfast

09.00 Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Advances in CNS Drug Discovery & Development

09.10 In Vivo CNS markers in Psychiatry: The Implications of Brain Network Dysfunction for Understanding and Treating Disease

09.40 What Can We Do with Data from Failed Trials?

10.10 Aligning Basic Drug Discovery and Translational Research Strategies in a Biotech Environment

10.40 Morning Refreshments and Speed Networking

Increasing the Predictive Value of Preclinical Research

11.40 Biomarker Approaches in Neuroscience

12.10 From Bedside to Bench: Backwards Translation for Improving Therapeutic Development

12.40 The Impact of Chemical Biology in Compound Selection: Case Stories in Allosteric Modulation

1.10 Lunch & Networking

Animal Models: Lost in Translation

2.10 Identifying Predictive Animal Models for Your Disease Indication 

2.40 Lessons Learnt: Models for Epilepsy Translating into Man

3.10 A Model Debate: The Role of Preclinical Models in the Age of Human Biology

3.40 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

4.10 CNS Roundtables

5.10 Chairman’s Closing Remarks

5.15 Close of Day 1