Step into the future of healthcare

The 14th Summer School on Medicines will engage students, teachers, and entrepreneurs from all over the world in an intensive week that covers the process of research, development, and innovation in medicines, from target discovery to market.

Ribeirão Preto Medical School University of São Paulo Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil

June 29 - July 05, 2024

14th summer school on medicines


The program is addressed to:

  • Graduate Students & Young Researchers in Life Sciences

    PhD students, Postdocs, Young Independent Scientist

  • Professionals

    Group leaders, members of the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and regulatory agencies , senior researchers (public and private)

  • Others

    Science journalists or other professionals working in related fields, investors, etc.

Obs: Fluency in english is necessary for the full benefit of the program


We have the pleasure of hosting the 14th edition of the Summer School on Medicines (SSM14), for the second time at the Ribeirão Preto Medical School at the University of São Paulo Campus. In this edition, the students will emerge themselves in very in-depth content, participating in interactive lectures, case studies and opportunity to network with experts.

event locations

Ribeirão Preto Medical School

Campus University of São Paulo in Ribeirão Preto Central Building - Helios Migliorini Amphitheater

Ribeirão Preto Blood Center

Av. Tenente Catão Roxo, 2501

Red Amphitheater

First 4 days of event

Last 3 days of event


Day 1 - June 29th
  • Drug Discovery Overview

  • Drug Development Overview

  • Target Identification Lectures

  • Poster Session

Day 2 - June 30th
  • Drug Discovery Lectures

  • Lead Development Lectures

Day 3 - July 1st
  • Registration

  • Opening Ceremony

  • Keynote lecture: “From Target to Market”

  • Opening Reception

Day 4 - July 2nd
  • Preclinical Studies Lectures

  • First Studies in Human Lectures

Day 5 - July 3rd
  • Clinical Development Lectures

  • Precision Medicine Overview

  • Intellectual Property Overview

  • Case Study I

Day 6 - July 4th
  • Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology Lectures

  • Case Study II

Day 7 - July 5th
  • Market Access and Business Development

  • Career Development

  • Overture Towards SSM15 in Montréal

SSM14 offers a unique 50-hour training program on drug discovery, development and market access under a multicultural sponsorship. Make plans now for one full week of lively presentations and direct interactions with the Instructors covering the whole value chain of medicines, from “idea to market”. The Instructors are aculty members are leaders in their field and contribute to create one of the most innovative and focused programs in drug discovery and development currently offered.


Adriano Sebollela - FMRP - University of São Paulo

Leandro Colli - FMRP - University of São Paulo

Lucas Tabajara - FCFRP - University of São Paulo

Marcelo Damario - FMRP - University of São Paulo

Vitor Faça - FMRP - University of São Paulo


Anick Bérard, University of Montreal, CAMCCO-L, Canada

Bruno Ségui, Paul Sabatier University and Inserm, Toulouse, France

Denis de Blois, University of Montreal, Canada

Jordi Quintana, Chemotargets, Barcelona, Spain

Marçal Pastor-Anglada, University of Barcelona, Spain

Pierre Cordelier, Inserm, Toulouse, France

Rémy Poupot, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France

ORGANIZING committee


As this is an in-person event, tickets are limited. Therefore, you need to act quickly if you want to secure your place.

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