Opening Gates: New Methods and Approaches for Effective Contraception in Both Sexes
KEYNOTE AND PLENARY SPEAKERS
Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Lonny R. Levin,
Presentation Title: On-demand nonhormonal male contraception via ADCY10 inhibition
Description: Fast-acting sAC inhibitors with slow off-rates can provide safe, pre-coital, on-demand contraception for men which is nonhormonal, orally available, easily tolerated, fast-acting, and readily reversible.
Associate Professor of OBGYN, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Dr. Celia Santi
Presentation Title: Targeting the sperm-specific K+ channel SLO3 for non-hormonal contraception.
Description: Identification of inhibitors of the sperm specific SLO3 K+ channel that can be developed into a non-hormonal class of female contraceptives that act by targeting sperm capacitation.