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DIA Hosts 9th Latin American Conference on Clinical Research (LACCR)

Mexico City, Mexico — Sep 11, 2012

DIA, in partnership with The Association of CROs in Mexico (ACROM), will host the 9th Latin American Congress of Clinical Research (LACCR) from October 24-26 in Mexico City. This conference offers two pre-conference tutorials and a two-day conference. Globally focused clinical research presentations and other issues in the Latin American region such as pharmaco-economy topics, clinical site’s infrastructure and components of clinical research will be reviewed and discussed.

“This year’s DIA program in Mexico City will feature participants from Latin America, North America, and Europe to discuss the most pressing issues related to clinical research in the region," explains Program Chair Dr. Sergio Guerrero. 

Session topics will include:

  • Clinical research ethics
  • Scientific issues
  • Health information technology 
  • Patients and innovation
  • Economic impacts on the region

ACROM President Arturo Rodriguez-Jacob explains, “The 9th LACCR Program was carefully designed to provide both the most advanced knowledge in clinical research at the global level, as well as the right mix of information tools that the Latin American industry needs.”




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.

ABOUT ACROM: Alianza de CROs de México is conceptualized as the association representing the companies conducting contracted clinical research services. As such ACROM collaborates with the Official Mexican authorities and agencies to find the best solutions to the situation of clinical research in Mexico; Foster and promote Clinical research nationally; represent all members before the Mexican Government in issues related to Clinical Research.

Contact: Mike Keller
Phone: +1 215.442.6173