Drug Discovery Resources
Section 1 - basics of medicinal chemistry Website Contact Email
pION
Molecular properties
http://www.pion-inc.com
Cerep
Side effect profiling CRO
http://www.cerep.fr/Cerep/Users/index.asp
ACD/Labs
Molecular properties/modeling
http://www.acdlabs.com/home/
Schroedinger
Molecular properties/modeling
http://www.schrodinger.com/
ChemAxon
Molecular properties/modeling
http://www.chemaxon.com/
SECTION 3 - FDA Website Contact Email
Drug development and approval process http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/default.htm
Investigational New Drug (IND) application http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/HowDrugsareDevelopedandApproved/ApprovalApplications/InvestigationalNewDrugINDApplication/default.htm
Investigational New Drug (IND) application form http://www.fda.gov/downloads/aboutfda/reportsmanualsforms/forms/ucm083533.pdf
Investigational New Drug (IND) application form http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/Guidances/ucm071597.pdf
FDA Meeting Guidance http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/Guidances/UCM153222.pdf
Structure and content of clinical study reports http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/Guidances/ucm073113.pdf
Guidance for Industry: Bioanalytical Method Validation, FDA CDER, May 2001 http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/Guidances/UCM070107.pdf
SECTION 4 - TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, STARTING A COMPANY Website Contact Email
The Association of University Technology Managers
Member organization of technology transfer professionals
http://www.autm.net/Home.htm
Licensing Executives Society
Organization has 27 member societies globally, all focused on technology transfer and intellectual property rights
http://www.lesi.org/Article/Home.html
New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC)
Provide management consulting and financial planning services for start-up companies
http://www.njsbdc.com
Angel Investor Network
Provides links to Angel Investor networks nationwide
http://www.angel-investor-network.com
BIO – Biotechnology Industry Organization
Largest biotechnology organization - resources for healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology
http://www.nvca.org
PhRMA – The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Membership organization of pharmaceutical research and biotech companies
http://www.phrma.org
SECTION 7 - OTHER RESOURCES / CRO's Website Contact Email
Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening
Directory of academic screening facilities
http://www.slas.org/screeningfacilities/facilitylist.cfm
Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening
Compilation of laboratory technology / equipment
http://www.labautopedia.com/mw/index.php/Main_Page
Lab Man blog
Post questions regarding lab equipment
http://www.slas.org/blog/index.cfm
NIH Chemical Genomics Center
Assay guidance
http://spotlite.nih.gov/assay/index.php/Table_of_Contents
ChanTest
Ion channel studies (e.g. hERG) CRO
http://www.chantest.com
JSW Life Sciences
Preclinical CRO - neuroscience specialized
http://www.jsw-lifesciences.com/preclinic/en/index.php
Covance
Preclinical CRO
http://www.covance.com/
Ricerca Biosciences
Preclinical CRO
http://www.ricerca.com/
Cyprotex
ADME toxicology CRO
http://www.cyprotex.com/home/
SRI Biosciences
Preclinical CRO
http://www.sri.com/biosciences/indexN.html
Absorption Systems
Preclinical CRO
http://www.absorption.com/Site/
Blue Sky BioServices
Protein expression and purification CRO
http://www.blueskybiotech.com/BioServices.aspx
Carna BioSciences
Kinome CROO
http://www.carnabio.com/english/country/
Caliper LifeSciences
Side effect profiling CRO
http://www.caliperls.com/
Aberjona Laboratories
Aberjona Laboratories
http://www.aberjonalabs.com/
Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center
Laboratory for Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration (LDDN)
http://www.neurodiscovery.harvard.edu/about.html
Alzheimer Research Forum
Scientific reports, new updates, a discussion forum, and a database of research data
http://www.alzforum.org
Faster Cures – The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions
Nonprofit think tank
http://www.fastercures.org/index.cfm
Partnering for Cures
Provide partnering opportunities and meetings for people and organizations to connect
http://www.partneringforcures.org
Neuroscience Information Network (NIF)
Gateway to neuroscience resources
http://www.neuinfo.org
New York Academy of Sciences
Provides links to events, publications, and webinars
http://www.nyas.org
Partnership For Cures
Connects funding partners with research partners
http://www.4cures.org
Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
Nonprofit membership organization connects physicians and scientists in the field of neuroscience
http://www.sfn.org
Foundations Website Contact Email
Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation http://www.alzdiscovery.org/ Diana Shineman DShineman@alzdiscovery.org
Alzheimer’s Association http://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/overview.asp
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research http://www.michaeljfox.org/
The Association for Frontotemporal Dementias (AFTD) http://www.ftd-picks.org
ALS Association http://www.alsa.org/
ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) http://www.als.net
Families of SMA http://www.fsma.org/
Cure Huntington’s Disease Initiative (CHDI) http://www.lbda.org
Lewy Body Dementia Association http://www.nationalmssociety.org
Beyond Batten Disease Foundation http://www.beyondbatten.org
The Foundation Center
nonprofit aimed at connecting other nonprofits and grantmakers to valuable resources and educational programs
http://foundationcenter.org
The Wellcome Trust
global charity with a mission to support “the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities”
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk
NIH Website Contact Email
NIH RAID Program http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/raid/ Tony Jackson
Tom Miller
nih-raid@mail.nih.gov
tm208y@nih.gov
NIH Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) http://www.ninds.nih.gov/otr Rebecca Farkas farkasr@ninds.nih.gov
NIH NINDS Office of Translational Research http://trnd.nih.gov/
NIH NINDS Cooperative Program in Translational Research Funding Opportunities http://www.ninds.nih.gov/research/translational/index.htm Tom Miller tm208y@nih.gov
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) http://www.ninds.nih.gov/funding/small-business/index.htm Stephanie Fertig sf260n@nih.gov
Molecular Libraries and Imaging Roadmap Program http://www.ninds.nih.gov/research/molecular_libraries/index.htm Mark Scheideler scheidelerm@ninds.nih.gov
Molecular Libraries Probe Production Centers (MLPCN) http://mli.nih.gov/mli/
Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network http://www.neuroscienceblueprint.nih.gov/bpdrugs Jill Heemskerk
Rebecca Farkas
jh440o@nih.gov
farkasr@ninds.nih.gov
Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network http://www.nia.nih.gov/ Neil Buckholtz
Suzana Petanceska
Lorenzo Refolo
Laurie Ryan
BuckholN@nia.nih.gov
Petanceskas@nia.nih.gov
Refolol@nia.nih.gov
RyanL@mail.nih.gov