Save the Date! Next Year's Event will take Place at the San Diego Convention Center from April 8-12, 2019

2019 Plenary Keynotes

Jack Taunton

Chemical Biology of Proteostasis

Jack Taunton, PhD, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco

Frank McCormick

New Ways of Targeting K-Ras

Frank McCormick, PhD, Professor, HDF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco

About the Event

Cambridge Healthtech Institute's 13th Annual Drug Discovery Chemistry is a dynamic conference for medicinal chemists working in pharma and biotech. Focused on discovery and optimization challenges of small molecule drug candidates, this event provides many exciting opportunities for scientists to create a unique program to hear presentations most suited to one's personal interests by going back and forth among concurrent meeting tracks.

New for 2018 is expanded coverage of Small Molecules for Cancer Immunotherapy, plus new coverage of Ubiquitin Proteasome System Inhibitors, Targeting Complex Membrane Proteins, as well as Lead Optimization for Drug Safety.

Event Features

  • More than 150 presentations
  • 750+ high-level participants
  • 70+ posters
  • Interactive roundtable, breakout & panel discussions
  • “Track-hop” between concurrent meetings
  • Exclusive exhibit & poster viewing hours
  • Dedicated networking opportunities

Contact Us


Anjani Shah, Ph.D.
Conference Director and Team Lead
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Phone: (+1) 781-247-6252


Carolyn Benton
Business Development Manager
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Phone: (+1) 781-972-5412
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Dave Mello
Director of Product Marketing
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Phone: (+1) 781-972-5485