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FIP and AAPS host successful meeting

FIP and its partners in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) successfully hosted the fourth Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress, this year in conjunction with the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Thousands of pharmaceutical scientists from all over the world convened upon New Orleans, USA for this global event, focusing on the theme "Cultures Cross, Minds Meet".

During the Opening Ceremony, the CEO's of both organisations spoke of the visionary work that has come forth from their collaboration, resulting in a joint meeting that brought in the world's leading speakers and poster presenters on a wide array of the most current and relevant issues within the pharmaceutical sciences.

The content of the meeting and information presented was nothing less than the most cutting edge research that global pharmaceutical sciences has to offer. An abstract describing a new dry powder, inhalable treatment for tuberculosis was picked up by such online news journals such as Bioscience Technology, Science Daily and Infection Control Today, to name just a few of the many who ran the story.

In related research presented at the meeting, a new needle-free HPV vaccine is bringing new hope to the developing world, as reported by FIP/AAPS during the meeting and further released by PharmaLive. The same technology is on the rise as a non-invasive treatment for lung cancer, with this particular topic reported by numerous online magazines such as Red Orbit and Drugs.com.

FIP and AAPS also honoured many award recipients, all of whom have displayed exemplary work in their fields of research; the awardees have also been showcased in many online magazines such as FirstScience.com.