DIA 9th LACCR Meeting Tops Region's Forum on Clinical Research

DIA, the premier organization dedicated to knowledge exchange that fosters innovation to raise the level of health and well-being worldwide will host the 9th Latin American Congress of Clinical Research (LACCR) on October 24-26 in Mexico City.

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This year’s DIA program in Mexico City features the richest content of all LACCRs with the participation of many Latin American countries, USA, and European speakers with the largest topics span on Clinical Research.

Horsham, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012

DIA, the premier organization dedicated to knowledge exchange that fosters innovation to raise the level of health and well-being worldwide will host the 9th Latin American Congress of Clinical Research (LACCR) on October 24-26 in Mexico City. LACCR is the top regional academic forum on Clinical Research in Latin America.

Aimed at fostering the integration of global clinical researchers, industry and academia professionals in the field who wish to develop their potential in global clinical research, this conference offers two pre-conference tutorial courses 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. DIA is partnering with The Association of CROs in Mexico (ACROM) for this exciting meeting.

Session topics will include:

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

Pre-Conference Tutorials include:

  •     Tutorial 1: Who’s Monitoring the Monitor?
  •     Tutorial 2: Structure & Development of BEC and CR Sites

“This year’s DIA program in Mexico City features the richest content of all LACCRs with the participation of many Latin American countries, USA, and European speakers with the largest topics span on Clinical Research. We are very excited about how much this conference will contribute for the industry’s improvement in the region,” said Dr. Sergio Guerrero, Chair for both DIA’s Regional Advisory Council and LACCR’s Scientific Committee.

President Arturo Rodriguez-Jacob, ACROM, partnered with DIA for this meeting, 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.”

Register for 9th Latin American Congress of Clinical Research conference here or go to http://www.diahome.org/LACCR2012.

ABOUT DIA
DIA is a neutral, global, professional, member-driven association of nearly 18,000 professionals involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and related medical products. Through our international educational offerings and myriad networking opportunities, DIA provides a global forum for knowledge exchange that fosters the innovation of products, technologies and services to improve health and well being worldwide. Headquarters are in Horsham, PA, USA, with offices in Basel, Switzerland; Tokyo, Japan; Mumbai, India; and Beijing, China (diahome.org). Follow DIA on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Stay updated on hot topic news at #druginfoassn on Twitter.

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.

Please contact Alejandro Bermudez-Del-Villar, MA/IBBD, Latin American and Global Development Coordinator at Alejandro(dot)Bermudez(at)diahome(dot)org or Constance Burnett, Program Developer at 1.215.293.5800 or Constance(dot)Burnett(at)diahome(dot)org with any LACCR questions.

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