2013-12-19 03:40:10 - Investments and Collaborations Panel at the 6th Ocular Diseases & Drug Discovery Conference on March 20-21, 2014 in San Diego, CA
GTC’s 6th Annual Ocular Diseases & Drug Discovery Conference held on March 20-21, 2014 in San Diego, CA will feature a panel discussion on Business Development, Investments and Potential for Collaborations.
The panelists include Ken Mandel, President & CEO at LayerBio; Ali Behbahani, Principal at New Enterprise Associates; Emmett Cunningham, Partner at Clarus Ventures and Patrick Johnson, Director of Business Development at Allergan.
The panel will discuss the current state of ophthalmology development and how collaborative relationships are designed. Further discussion will include topics on venture financing, environment for startups and later stage ophthalmology companies, corporate venture appetite in the ophthalmology space, areas of investment interest, IPO markets and drugs vs device investments.
The Ocular Diseases & Drug Discovery Conference continues to
promote the discovery of ocular disease by offering presentations on novel and innovative therapeutics in ocular drug development and discovery. The conference brings together leading scientists, researchers and experts to discuss and collaborate on the latest research, safety assessment, and regulatory issues. Highlights include drugs in development for combating and curing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, DME, uveitis and other ocular diseases.
For more information, please visit www.gtcbio.com/ocular