“Accelerating the commercialization of transformative biomedical technologies with a focus on Rare Genetic Diseases” – West Loop-Lakeside Joint Information Session

Date / Time

November 11, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


West Loop Innovations and Lakeside Discovery are hosting a Joint Virtual Information Session on Wednesday, November 11, at 1:00 PM CT / 2:00 PM ET.  Please see the registration details below.

This information session will focus on Deerfield’s expanding drug discovery capabilities. The program will explore project characteristics for a successful therapeutic program focused on the treatment and potential cure of monogenic rare diseases.

Speakers for this virtual event include William Slattery and Matthew Nelson of Deerfield Management, Melissa Maderia from West Loop Innovations and Eric Schiffhauer from Lakeside Discovery.

To register for this Information Session, please click here.

West Loop Innovations is a collaboration between The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Deerfield Management to support UIC’s innovative translational research and leverage Deerfield’s expertise in accelerating state-of-the-art drug development.  For more information, please visit www.westloopinnovations.com.


Lakeside Discovery is an innovative drug discovery collaboration leveraging Northwestern’s most promising biomedical research and Deerfield’s strategic expertise to develop life changing medicines.  For more information, please visit www.lakesidediscovery.com.


Deerfield is an investment management firm committed to advancing healthcare through investment, information and philanthropy. For more information, please visit www.deerfield.com.


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