CHI is delighted to announce a new and improved Oligonucleotide & Precision Therapeutics (OPT) Congress for 2019. To complement our 4th annual Oligonucleotide Discovery and Delivery conference we are introducing a 2 day program dedicated to Oligonucleotide CMC and Regulatory Strategies. In addition, we deliver two in-depth symposiums focusing on Drug Discovery for Rare Diseases and New Frontiers in Gene Editing and Repair. Bringing together leading discovery scientists, developers, CMC experts, regulatory specialists and technology providers, OPT Congress provides a unique opportunity to discuss advances in next-generation oligonucleotide therapies throughout the drug development process. Attend in 2019 to optimize your drug design, delivery and performance, accelerate time to market and achieve commercial success.

Keynote Speakers

Philip John (P.J.) Brooks, PhD, Program Director, Office of Rare Diseases Research, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Richard S. Geary, PhD
Senior Vice President (SVP), Development, Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Troels Koch, PhD
Vice President & Head of Research
RNA Therapeutics, Roche

Ekkehard Leberer, PhD
Senior Director, R&D Alliance Management, Sanofi

David Horn Solomon, PhD, CEO, Silence Therapeutics

With thanks to our Executive Advisory Board
  • Arthur Levin, PhD, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, Avidity Biosciences
  • Muthiah (Mano) Manoharan, PhD, Senior Vice President, Drug Discovery, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Lubo Nechev, PhD, Vice President Process and Analytical Sciences, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Dmitry Samarsky, PhD, CTO, Sirnaomics