(HpP-8) Ion Channel Retreat 2013

(HpP-8) Ion Channel Retreat 2013


June 24 – 26, 2013 | Vancouver BC, Canada

Location: Sheraton Wall Center, Vancouver

In June 2013, Aurora Biomed will be hosting the 11th Annual Ion Channel Retreat in Vancouver, Canada. Each year, researchers use this forum to discuss and debate a spectrum of topics from ion channel research and technology to drug discovery and safety. Topics at this year’s Retreat will include Ion Channels as Disease Targets, Ion Channel Structure and Function, Ion Channel Screening Technologies and Cardiac Function and Pharmacology – just to name a few.

Meeting Format: The Ion Channel Retreat is a 3-day meeting encompassing several diverse areas of ion channel research. Poster presentations will be available for viewing during all session breaks.

Scientific Advisory Board:


Dr. Stuart Dryer (University of Houston)

John and Rebecca Moores Distinguished Professor

Dr. Bernard Fermini (Pfizer)

Associate Research Fellow

Dr. Chris Mathes (Chantest)

Chief Commercial Officer

Dr. David Hackos (Genentech)

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Dr. Joseph McGivern (Amgen)

Director of Research

Dr. Zhiyuan Li, Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health

Principal Investigator

Dr. Daniel Minor, Cardiovascular Research Institute, UCSF


Program Topics

Our program topics will cover cutting edge research and technologies, including but not limited to:

  • Ion Channels as Disease Targets
  • Ion Channels as Pain Targets
  • TRP Channels as Pain & Disease Targets
  • Ion Channel Screening Technologies
  • Cardiac Function and Pharmacology
  • Cardiac Safety and Toxicology
  • Structure & Function of Ion Channels

Call for Papers

Please contact the submissions board directly at retreat(at)aurorabiomed.com for further information regarding speaking opportunities. Upon submission, authors give Aurora Biomed the right to publish abstracts in any format before, during, and after the meeting.

Abstracts must be between 100 and 300 words and must be submitted in an editable text format (.doc, docx or .txt). Please state which program session(s) you feel your presentation is applicable to.

Submission Information Deadline:

Deadline Extended to March 15 2013 for Oral / Poster Presentation Abstracts

2013 Registration Information

Early bird deadline: March 15th 2013

Registration for ICR 2013 is now closed.

Contact us at retreat(at)aurorabiomed.com for more information regarding registration and hotel accommodations.



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