WELCOME NOTE

18th Hellenic Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (HSMC-18) is organized (5-7 November 2020, War Museum, Athens, Greece) by the Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry (HSMC)

It continues the tradition of biannual meetings established since 35 years in Greece as a forum for the discussion of recent advances in medicinal chemistry.

The topics include drug design and lead identification and optimization, protein-protein interactions and protein degradation, ADME/Tox properties, advances in Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products, Pharmacology as well as the impact of artificial intelligence in the integration of data- intensive practices to Drug Discovery.

Under this multidisciplinary research umbrella the  major therapeutic areas, such as treatment of inflammatory diseases, infectious diseases, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and oncology will be discussed. Sections on Pharmaceutical Analysis will be integrated in the symposium program.

The official language of the Symposium is English.We look forward to welcoming you to Athens next May.

The Symposium Chair

Prof. Emmanuel Mikros,

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

President of the Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry

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