Welcome to the Induced Proximity-Based Drug Discovery Summit

What is induced proximity?

Induced proximity is a novel approach to tackle difficult to drug targets and diseases through the development of medicines that act like a molecular matchmaker by bringing two things together.

Instead of trying to grapple with difficult targets on their own, induced proximity medicines mobilize biological mechanisms (effectors) to do the heavy lifting. These biological mechanisms have a specific purpose in the body that can be co-opted to alter a disease-causing protein (target). While induced proximity medicines can be complex and may pose new development challenges, they have important advantages over their conventional medicine counterparts.

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While PROTACs or more drug-like molecular glues for targeted protein degradation are leading the way for induced proximity medicines, there are many additional mechanisms one could envision which makes the future potential of these drugs staggering.

As the community strives to unlock the vast potential of induced proximity drug discovery, this is the specific online scientific and networking forum set to provide you with actionable insights to allow you to stay ahead of the curve, and develop novel therapies for paradigm-changing multispecific drugs of the future.


Top Session Highlights you wont want to miss:

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Get up to speed with the most recent advancements in the induced proximity space from both a scientific and investor perspective.

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Revealing a spotlight on emerging technologies from genomics, proteomics and chemoproteomics to enable scalable discovery on large scale

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Dive into the key challenges that are holding back discovery including assay development and target identification

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Uncover the translational challenges from in-vitro to in-vivo by optimizing the structure based design of degraders and diving into the in-vivo pharmacology.

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Understand novel chemical approaches to better determine the chemical matter of proximity targets that promotes the proximity mechanism of action.