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Delivered as Hybrid Event from September 20-30, 2021
Live In-Person Experience Delivered September 20-23Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Punit Seth, PhD
Vice President, Medicinal Chemistry at Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Profile

Dr. Punit P. Seth heads medicinal chemistry and targeted delivery at Ionis Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Seth is co-inventor of Ionis’ Gen 2.5 platform which employs high affinity nucleoside modifications to enhance the affinity, stability and potency of ASOs in the liver and in extra-hepatic tissues. He is also the co-inventor of Ionis’ LICA (ligand conjugated antisense oligonucleotides) platform which enhances ASO potency by targeted delivery to cells and tissues of interest. He has extensive experience with using medicinal chemistry strategies to modulate the activity, pharmacokinetic and toxicological properties of oligonucleotide drugs. Dr. Seth is listed as co-author/co-inventor on close to 200 peer-reviewed publications, issued patents and patent applications. He has a Ph.D in organic chemistry from The Ohio State University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Chairman’s Remarks

    1:55pm
  • Redefining the Chemical Space for Antisense Therapeutics

    4:15pm
  • Targeted Delivery of ASO Therapeutics

    2:30pm