International Science Symposium

IARS 2018 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium
Improving Health Through Discovery and Education
April 28 – May 1, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

Sunday, April 29, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
International Science Symposium: Designing Drugs: Transforming Anesthesiology Practice
with Drs. Laura M. Bohn, Alex S. Evers, Aashish Manglik, and Eugene R. Viscusi

The concept of specific ligands acting on receptor subtypes (full or partial agonists or antagonists) to modulate a second messenger signaling system is a fundamental principle of traditional pharmacology. It is now known that some ligands can bind to a specific site on a single receptor isoform to activate two different signaling pathways; various ligands for these sites can be biased signaling agents because they activate one signaling pathway in preference to the other. During this symposium, participants will explore this novel but fundamental concept in pharmacology with an emphasis on opioids and implications for the future clinical use of narcotic agents.

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