Innovation Cafe - Drug Development Trends - October 9, 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (EDT)
Albert Giovenella, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Drug Development Trends during the 21st Century – Where will they lead?
Join us for the next Innovation Café on Wednesday, October 9with guest speaker Albert Giovenella, Ph.D. adjunct assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine.
Dr. Albert Giovenella has over 26 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in numerous phases of drug research, market support and consulting. He recently developed a drug discovery database that he currently uses to teach concepts to students, network with start-up companies and analyze minute by minute drug development trends.
Dr. Giovenella collects information on a daily basis to get an idea of where the industry is headed. He has tracked every company that has produced a drug in the past 8-10 years totally more than 2,000 companies. These companies vary from therapeutic to mechanisms of action and many categories in between. The data collected reflect positive effects that biotechnology companies had had in the field.