Neil Bodick, COO of Chorus – Eli Lilly & Co. to Give Plenary Keynote Address at 3rd Modern Drug Discovery & Development Summit

October 13, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
MONROVIA, CA – Neil Bodick, Chief Operating Officer, Chorus, Lilly Research Laboratories at
Eli Lilly and Company is one of four plenary keynote presenters at GTCbio’s 3rd Modern Drug Discovery and Development Summit (M3D) on November 28-30, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport.

At M3D, Bodick will discuss one of Eli Lilly’s business units, Chorus, and its experience in early phase drug development. Chorus, a part of Lilly Research Laboratories, develops new chemical entities from candidate selection to clinical Proof of Concept (PoC), conducting minimal amount of work to demonstrate clinical viability and deferring scale-up of operations until completion of PoC.

The unit relies on external networks of experts and service providers, and work is coordinated through proprietary software systems. Bodick’s presentation will review the numerous positive and negative PoCs that have been achieved in the first three years of operation as well as productivity gains relative to industry standard.

The 3rd Modern Drug Discovery & Development Summit features over 150 speakers participating in 6 concurrent conferences, 6 study sessions and 3 pre-conference workshops. Tracks include Biological Therapeutics, Drug Delivery Technology, Translational Medicine, Drug Design and Lead Optimization, Emerging Targets, and Pharmaco – Kinetics, Dynamics, Genomics and Genetics. For more information, visit


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