Press Release

Institut Pasteur Korea & GE Healthcare co-chair ‘Drug Discovery Symposium‘


Pangyo, Gyeonggi, 20 Apr, 2016| On 19 Apr, Institut Pasteur Korea (CEO: Roberto Bruzzone) and GE Healthcare co-chaired the successful ‘Drug Discovery Symposium - See What Others Don’t’ at InterContinental Coex. Over 100 members of the Korean scientific community attended the drug discovery symposium.
During the symposium, GE Healthcare introduced new technologies for drug discovery and speakers from Institut Pasteur Korea and Yonsei University shared their expertise in applying drug discovery technologies in disease related research.  Speakers shared their expertise on diverse topics like - Interrogating Genomic Information into Biomarkers & Therapeutics; Integrative Approach of Drug & Target Discovery; Amplifying the Screening Outcomes Using Diverse Chemical Libraries, Natural Products and Synergetic Studies. And one speaker focused on high content/high throughput screening technology for drug discovery in neglected tropical diseases with a focus on Leishmaniasis and Trypanosomiasis.
The symposium also served as a great opportunity for guests to network, exchange ideas with peers, and strengthen the bonds of the Korean scientific community. Please visit Institut Pasteur Korea website ( to download the presentation materials. 


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About Institut Pasteur Korea
Institut Pasteur Korea, located in Pangyo, was founded in 2004. It is a private institution devoted to discovery biology for infectious diseases. IPK’s unique translational capabilities and small molecule intervention technology make it possible to rapidly address unmet global health needs through diagnostics for detection and prevention. IPK strives to have fostering collaborations, partnerships, and educational outreach to share its knowledge and research know-how. Institut Pasteur Korea is a member of the Institut Pasteur International Network which brings together 33 institutes located in 29 countries, united by the same mission, culture, and values. Leveraging vast human and scientific community, the Network is involved in international research projects, public health, teaching and training programs. By its diversity and global presence, the Institut Pasteur International Network aims to respond, in an innovative way, to international public health issues and priorities.