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2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition

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American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

WHO: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

WHAT: Scientists from around the world gather to discuss the discovery and development of pharmaceutical products in an effort to enhance global health care.

WHEN: November 8 - 12, 2009

WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

BACKGROUND:

Over 8,500 individuals from the field of pharmaceutical research are expected to attend this year's AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition. During the meeting, scientists from around the world will have the opportunity to present new research, methods and technologies as they relate to the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Not only is the meeting the premiere international event for the industry, it also serves as a forum for presentations and intellectual discussion among representatives from the academia, pharmaceutical, government and scientific worlds.

Topics scheduled for the Los Angeles meeting include:

  • Alternatives to drug delivery options currently on the market;
  • Advances in therapeutic technology for cancer and HIV, and;
  • Progress in the expedition and accuracy in getting more targeted and efficient medications to patients.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Andrew von Eschenbach, Former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Trisha Meili, motivational speaker often described as the "Central Park Jogger"

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ABOUT AAPS:

AAPS is a professional, scientific society of approximately 12,000 members employed in academia, industry, government and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS provides a dynamic international forum for the exchange of knowledge among scientists to enhance their contributions to health. AAPS offers timely scientific programs, ongoing education, information resources, and opportunities for networking and professional development. To learn more about AAPS, please visit www.aapspharmaceutica.com.

ALL PRESS MUST BE PREREGISTERED AND PROVIDE PRESS CREDENTIALS TO ATTEND THIS MEETING. For media registration, contact Stacey May at MayS@aaps.org or (703) 248-4740. For all other media inquiries contact Kerry Kalinski at kkalinski@environics-usa.com or (203) 325-8772 x24.

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