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DIA Latin America Hosts Premiere Regulatory Conference On Drug Development

Mexico City, Mexico — Sep 6, 2012

DIA will host the 4th Latin American Regulatory Conference (LARC) from October 1-2, 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico. LARC is aimed at fostering the integration of global regulators and researchers, industry and academia professionals in the field who wish to develop their potential within the regulatory arena. LARC offers a two-day conference with globally-focused sessions on the regulatory environment and the impact of medicines in Latin America, as well as the future of R&D. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Federico Argüelles Tello, Commissioner of Health Approval of COFEPRIS (Mexico).

Other hot topics at LARC include:

  • Regulatory convergence framework
  • Perspectives and regulation of pediatric studies
  • Ethical issues
  • Post-market research studies
  • Drug safety, marketing surveillance and quality control monitoring
  • Biologics and Biosimilars current regulations
  • Reviewing the progress of the PANDRH Convergence process

“We are excited to be building our programs in this dynamic and fast-growing region of Latin America, one which is a leader in clinical research, innovation, and manufacturing. For DIA, our presence in this region represents a major commitment,” says Paul Pomerantz, DIA Worldwide Executive Director. “Our goal is to provide an integrated set of services ranging from interactive training to energetic conferences in this region, especially with LARC.”





ABOUT DIA: DIA is the global connector in the life sciences product development process. Our association of more than 18,000 members builds productive relationships by bringing together regulators, innovators and influencers to exchange knowledge and collaborate in an impartial setting. DIA’s network creates unparalleled opportunities for the exchange of knowledge and has the interdisciplinary experience to prepare for future developments. The dedicated efforts of DIA staff, members and speakers enable DIA to provide a comprehensive catalogue of conferences, workshops, training courses, scientific publications and educational materials. DIA is a global community representing thousands of stakeholders working together to bring safe and effective products to patients. DIA is an independent, nonprofit organization with its global center in Washington, D.C., USA; regional offices covering North and South America (Horsham, Penn., USA); Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (Basel, Switzerland); and Japan (Tokyo), India (Mumbai) and China (Beijing). For more information, visit www.diahome.org.

Contact: Mike Keller
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