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Innovative Drug Discovery and Development

Formerly the John S. Dunn Gulf Coast Consortium for Chemical Genomics (GCC CG) which was formed in 2003, the Consortium for Innovative Drug Discovery and Development (GCC IDDD) is a research consortium focused on providing support for Houston/Galveston scientists in advancing their therapeutics discoveries through development to the clinic. IDDD support includes collaborative networking and joint funding opportunities, shared core resources, and educational programs.

New! The Cancer Therapeutics Training Program (CTTP)

The Cancer Therapeutics Training Program (CTTP) is a multi-institutional post-doctoral training program designed to prepare post-doctoral trainees for future careers in academic and/or commercial cancer therapeutics research and development (R&D). The goal of the program is to recruit and train scientists equipped with the essential skills and knowledge necessary to translate basic cancer research discoveries into commercially viable cancer therapeutics. For more information, visit the CTTP Website.

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Registration Now Open for NCI Drug Development Workshop
How to Advance a Therapeutic Candidate from Bench to Bedside will be held as a webinar each Friday from July 23 to December 10. The goal of this workshop is to provide researchers with an interactive setting in which they will gain an understanding of product development considerations for anti-cancer therapeutics, to facilitate successful translation from preclinical to clinical studies. Flyer

Texas is “Going Big” in Biopharma
The Lone Star State is a rapidly emerging biopharma hub, with more than just a lone focus on oncology. Houston and Austin are home to some of the top up-and-coming biopharma companies, and real estate powerhouses like Hines are anchoring major new developments with them.

A COVID-19 Collaboration as Big as Texas
Drug discovery researchers from El Paso to Galveston join forces to find new therapeutics to combat the pandemic.

Artificial Intelligence Shakes Up Drug Discovery
The pharmaceutical industry is looking to machine learning to overcome complex challenges in drug development.

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