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Pharmaceutical Sciences Experts Present Cutting-Edge Research at International Meeting in New Orleans, Nov. 14-18

Improving Global Health Through Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Renowned international experts and scientists will present new research ranging from inhalable vaccines for human papillomavirus and tuberculosis to a non-invasive treatment for lung cancer at the 2010 FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress (PSWC) in association with the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, La., Nov. 14-18.

For the first time, the International Pharmaceutical Federation's (FIP) PSWC and AAPS will join forces and hold the world's largest pharmaceutical sciences meeting to share perspectives, ideas and research to improve global health through advances in pharmaceutical sciences. An estimated 10,000 scientists from more than 60 countries will participate in more than 100 sessions, including 40 symposia and roundtables.
Other meeting highlights include:

  • A keynote address by Dr. Tadataka "Tachi" Yamada, president of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program, who will discuss the future of global health;
  • A three-part symposium, "Pharmaceuticals without Borders" that focuses on delivering medicines to underserved populations, regulatory and supply chain challenges, and ensuring integrity and quality of medicines;
  • Symposia on current anti-counterfeiting strategies; and
  • Symposia on bridging the gap between traditional medicine and the Western approach to natural products.

Learn more about the meeting and global health from leading scientists in this webisode series and follow the tweet hashtag #PSWC2010 for meeting updates or visit the PSWC website at www.pswc2010.org

Editor's Note: All press must register and provide press credentials to attend this meeting. For media registration, please contact Joseph Catapano at CatapanoJ@aaps.org or +1-703-248-4772. For all other press inquiries, please contact Hillarie Turner at hbt@ecius.net or 202-296-2002 x113