Small Molecule Drug Development:
Navigating the complex path from concept to IND One-Day Course

October 8, 2018
Southwest Research Institute, Building 279
San Antonio, TX

Course Overview

This one-day course will provide the concept, strategies and tools for understanding chemistry, manufacturing and control (CMC) decisions to support Investigational New Drug (IND) submission. The seminar consists of presentations based on actual experiences, a tour of SwRI’s cGMP manufacturing facility and real-world group interaction exercise to help you practice tackling real drug development issues to support IND submission.

This course has been assembled for the beginner in CMC as well as the intermediate CMC professional who is looking for a refresher course in several aspects of CMC.

Course Level: Beginner/Intermediate

For more information, please contact Varsin Archer.

Course Benefits

This course allows you to understand the complex processes that are vital to successfully bringing a small molecule drug substance/drug product to market. You will also be able to recognize the critical challenges, decisions and consequences along the development path. Interact with experts and colleagues from a wide range of pharmaceutical industry disciplines and meet new colleagues working in drug development.


The course cost is $650 USD per registrant. Registration includes one day of course instruction, training material provided to download, facility tour, lunch, and process demonstrations (tentative). Space is limited to 30 participants.

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No refunds will be made after September 24, 2018. Substitutions for the workshop will be accepted, preferably with advance notice. If SwRI cancels the workshop due to circumstances beyond our control, SwRI shall refund the registrant the previously paid registration fee.