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AstraZeneca CEO David Brennan on Panel at DIA EuroMeeting

Basel, Switzerland — Mar 19, 2012

David Brennan, CEO of Astra Zeneca, will take part in the plenary session panel discussion on “Ethical Practices in the Pharmaceutical Sector” at the EuroMeeting 2012 in Copenhagen on Monday 26 March. Mr Brennan will join fellow panel members representing the pharma industry, patient groups, patients, regulatory authorities and academia. The discussion forms part of the afternoon plenary session, which runs from 1400 – 1730, and will be opened by Morten Østergaard, Danish Minister of Science, Innovation and Higher Education.


  • Nicola Bedlington, Director European Patients Forum
  • Hazel Biggs, Professor of Health Care Law and Bioethics, University of Southampton
  • David Brennan, CEO AstraZeneca
  • Nikos Dedes, HIV-patient
  • Liselotte Højgaard, Professor Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen
  • Guido Rasi, Executive Director, European Medicines Agency
  • Lars Rebien Sørensen, CEO Novo Nordisk





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Contact: Robin Gallon
DIA Europe
Phone: +41 61 225 51 47