Christmas Lecture, Chemicals that Cure

4 December 2012, Belfast, Co Antrim,, Ireland

This is a ChemNet event for students aged 16-18. Hear the story of how a development in Chemistry in the 1960s led to a disease-fighting drug that now makes annual sales of $800 million, by Warner Chilcott, a multi Billion $ company founded in Northern Ireland. Dr Jim McIlroy will outline the discovery and development of the compound Mesalamine, and the innovations that turned it into a treatment for a serious health condition.
Odyssey Cinemas

Odyssey Cinemas, Odyssey Arena, 2 Queens Quay, Belfast, Co Antrim,, BT3 9QQ, Ireland

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In association with Northern Ireland Science Park.
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