The Organizing Committee cordially invites you to attend the 19th Hellenic Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (HSMC-19) which will be held on March 9-11, 2023, in the University of Patras, Conference and Cultural Centre.

The Symposium is organized by the Hellenic Society of Medicinal Chemistry (HSMC) and the Section of Medicinal Chemistry-Pharmacognosy of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras.

HSMC-19 continues the tradition of biannual meetings established since 30 years in Greece as a forum for the discussion of recent advances in the field of Medicinal Chemistry. The topics of the Symposium include Drug Design and lead identification and optimization, ADME/Tox properties in drug discovery, Advances in Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products, Chemical Biology, Pharmacology, Computational Chemistry, Chemoinformatics/Pharmaco-informatics, Pharmaceutical Analysis and –omics in Pharmaceutical Sciences are integrated to create the environment for fruitful interchange of ideas between scientists involved in Medicinal Chemistry related areas.

The official language of the Symposium is English.

The venue of the symposium is in the Conference and Cultural Centre of the University of Patras (http://www.confer.upatras.gr/indexen.php) a pole for international conferences and the main tool for the development of the cultural life of the region. Patras, the capital city of the Prefecture of Achaia and of the Region of Western Greece, is located in the NW Peloponnese near Olympia and several other archeological sites; it has a population of a quarter of a million and is linked with all the major cities of Greece and Europe via land, sea and air. It is an interesting and attractive city where the archaeological sites are blended harmoniously with the contemporary and lively rhythms.

Looking forward to your active participation

Prof Emmanuel Mikros, President of HSMC

Associate Prof. Manolis Fousteris, Department of Pharmacy University of Patras

Symposium Chairs