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DIA heads to the capitol: plus CRS event covers the latest in science and technology.

THE 46TH ANNUAL DIA MEETING will be held June 13-17, 2010 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The meeting caters to global industry professionals, academia, and regulatory agencies involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and related products, and addresses topics from preclinical research through postmarketing safety and surveillance. Join more than 8,000 attendees from 80 countries, 20 global regulatory agencies, and visit more than 550 exhibiting companies.

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There will be more than 350 sessions and 20 tutorials broken down into three megatracks designed to address the challenges faced by industry professionals today. They include: Advertising/Marketing/Medical Communications, Clinical Research, and Information Technology. Some of the special topics include: Advanced Therapies, Best Practices for Sponsors and CROs, Biosimilars, Comparative Effectiveness, Emerging Markets, Ethics, Healthcare Reform, Innovation in Technology and Process, Innovation Through Collaboration, Personalized Medicines and Companion Diagnostics, Phase I, Quality by design, Risk Management-REMS, Vaccine Development.

Session Highlights

Multitrack Plenary Session: Implications of Comparative Effectiveness Research for Health Care Innovation, Tuesday, June 15, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.; Executive Policy Forum Parts 1 and 2: The New Landscape for Industry-Profession Relations--From Policy to Practice, June 15, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Comparative Effectiveness Research - Where Is It Headed in the U.S., Tuesday, June 14, 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Event Highlights

The DIA Annual Networking Reception will be held Sunday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Newseum, where you can go behind the scenes to experience how/why news is made.

Also, on Monday, June 14 from 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. speaker John Crowley, president and chief executive officer of Amicus Therapeutics, will discuss families seeking life-saving therapies and what clinical trials can mean to them when facing fatal diseases. His children, Patrick and Megan, suffer from Pompe Disease, a rare and fatal neuromuscular disorder. Mr. Crowley will tell the story of how he and his family navigated the challenging clinical trial process, pointing out how clinical research volunteers are the real medical heroes in the advancement of medicine. His story is chronicled in the new movie Extraordinary Measures.

Keynote Speakers

Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Monday, June 14 at 8:30 a.m. Dr. Hamburg was nominated by President Barack Obama for the FDA Commissioner on March 25, 2009 and became the 21st Food and Drug Commissioner on May 18, 2009 by Senate vote. Dr. Hamburg has training and experience as a medical doctor, scientist and public health executive.

Jeff Goldsmith, Ph.D., Tuesday, June 15 at 8:00 a.m. Dr. Goldsmith is president of Health Futures, Inc. as well as associate professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia. He was also a lecturer on health services management and policy in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Exhibition Hours

Monday, June 14: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

A reception will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 15: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 16: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

More info: www.diahome.org
DIA 2010 EXHIBITORS

Exhibitor                                              Booth

Abbott                                                  2036
Accel Clinical Services, LLC                            1026
Accelovance                                             1830
Accovion                                                1021
ACM Global Central Laboratory                           1304
ACR Image Metrix                                        1403
ACRONET Corporation                                     2016
Acurian, Inc.                                           1145
Advanced Clinical Research Institute                    1040
Aerotek, Inc.                                           1611
Aesculape Pte Ltd                                       2429
Akaza Research                                          1944
Akos Ltd.                                               2044
Alliance Tech Medical, Inc.                             1344
Almac                                                   1011
Alpha IRB                                                204
APCER Pharma Solutions, Inc.                            2239
Applied Clinical Trials                                  329
Aptuit                                                  1102
Ariana Pharmaceuticals SA                               2045
Aris Global                                             2027
Arrowhead Electronic Healthcare                          530
Ashuren Health Sciences                                 2241
Asia Global Research Co., Ltd.                          1544
ASKLEP Inc.                                             1326
Aspire IRB                                              1038
Averion International Corp                              2021
Axis Clinical Trials                                    1034
B&H Consulting Services                                 1100
B. McLaughlin Associates, Inc                           1434
BARC Global Central Laboratory                           337
Baxter Healthcare Corporation                           2236
BBK Worldwide                                           1317
Beardsworth                                             1640
Beckloff Associates, Inc.                                226
BioClinica Inc.                                          111
Bio-Kinetic Europe Ltd.                                 1745
Biomedical Systems                                       339
BioPharm Insight                                        1631
BioResearch Monitors, Inc.                               416
bioskin GmbH                                            1713
BioSoteria                                              2217
BioStorage Technologies Inc.                            1539
Biotec Services International                           1634
Bostwick Scientific                                      245
Brand Institute, inc.                                   1718
Brecon                                                  1630
C&R Research Inc.                                        107
C3i, Inc.                                                830
Camargo Pharmaceutical Services                          207
Canon IMM Inc.                                           327
Cardio Analytics Ltd.                                    117
Cardiocore                                               511
CareFusion Research Services                            1411
Catalent                                                 745
CCBR-SYNARC                                             1036
CDISC                                                    821
CEDRA Corporation                                        839
Cellular Technology Limited                                *
Center for Drug Evaluation, Taiwan                       506
CenterWatch                                             1626
Cerner Corporation                                      2211
Cetera Research                                          611
Charles River Clinical Services                         1217
Chesapeake Research Review Inc.                         1244
Chiltern                                                 200
Christiana Care Research Institute                      2504
Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation               1227
CIRION Clinical Trial Services Inc.                     1203
Clarity Technical Communications                         105
ClearTrial, LLC                                         1229
ClinAudits LLC                                          1806
ClinDatrix, Inc.                                        1420
ClinForce, Inc.                                          727
Clinical Financial Services                              718
Clinical Ink                                            2329
Clinical Reference Laboratory                            418
Clinical Research Advantage                              716
Clinical Research Services Andernach                    1819
Clinical Resource Network, LLC                          1334
Clinical Site Services                                  1118
Clinical Trial Media                                    1617
Clinilabs Inc.                                          1927
clinlT AG                                               1644
Clinlogix                                                203
ClinOps, LLC                                            1623
ClinResearch GmbH & ADDPLAN                             2207
ClinStar                                                 205
Clinsys Clinical Research, Inc.                         1901
Clin Tec International Ltd.                             2216
CMIC Co., Ltd.                                          1421
Cognizant                                               2235
Community Research                                      1122
Compass IRB                                             1311
CompleWare Corporation                                   427
Compliance Implementation Services (CIS)                2327
COMSYS Life Sciences                                    1627
Contract Pharma                                         2234
Copernicus Group IRB                                     531
Corporate Translations                                   828
CORRONA                                                 1906
Court Square Group, Inc.                                2006
Covance Inc.                                             527
CRF Health                                               810
CRI Worldwide                                            110
Criterium, Inc.                                          216
CROM Sri                                                2026
CROS                                                    2028
CSC                                                     2004
CTI Clinical Trial & Consulting Services                1329
Cu-Tech, LLC                                            1711
Cytel Inc.                                              1727
D. Anderson & Company                                   2405
DataCeutics, Inc.                                        422
Datafarm, Inc.                                          1801
Datapharm Australia                                     1207
DATATRAK International                                  2435
Datatrial Limited                                       2423
DaVita Clinical Research                                 627
DDN Medical Affairs                                     2336
Deloitte Recap LLC                                      1305
Delta Pharma, Inc.                                       402
DELVE                                                   2306
Drug Safety Alliance, Inc.                               301
DrugLogic Inc.                                          2334
DSG, Inc.                                                521
DUCK FLATS Pharma                                       1918
Duke Center For Health Informatics                      1010
Duke Clinical Research Institute                        1012
DZS Software Solutions, Inc.                             927
EastHORN Clinical Services in CEE                       1335
eClinical Solutions                                      619
ECLINSO                                                 2106
Ecron Acunova                                           2307
EDETEK, Inc.                                            2105
EGeen                                                   2344
Elite Research Institute                                2139
Elite Research Network, LLC                              526
Elsevier Rapid Publications                             2402
EMB Statistical Solutions, LLC                          2245
Endpoint                                                2117
ENNOV - CLINSIGHT                                       1726
Enthalpy Analytical, Inc.                                313
entimo AG                                               2430
ePharmaSolutions                                        1900
EPS Co., Ltd.                                           1239
ERT                                                      811
Esoterix Clinical Trials                                 438
Eurofins Medinet                                         206
European Medicines Agency                                401
Eurotrials                                              2223
Exco InTouch                                             838
ExecuPharm, Inc.                                         303
Extedo, Inc.                                            2000
Falcon Consulting Group                                 1823
Fast4wD Ogilvy                                          1917
FDA/CBER                                                 502
FDA/CDER                                                 500
FDA/CDER/Office of New Drugs                             510
FGK Clinical Research GmbH                              1005
Firecrest Clinical                                      2205
Foresight Group, LLC                                    2427
Forest Research Institute                               2144
Formedix                                                 446
Fountain Medical Development                            1905
GE Healthcare                                           2145
Gentris Corporation                                     1436
George Clinical                                          344
GFA                                                     1338
Global Clinical Trials                                  1916
Global Language Solutions                               1537
Global Languages & Cultures, Inc.                       2244
GlobalSubmit, Inc.                                      2516
Goodwyn IRB                                             1341
Greenphire                                              2220
Greenway Medical Technologies                              *
GroupNet Research Sites                                 2101
GRSworldwide                                            2441
H&J CRO International, Inc.                              231
Harrison Clinical Research                              1330
Hays Pharma                                             2428
Health Decisions Inc                                     929
Healthcare Communications Group                         1221
HHS Supply Service Center                               1438
Hibernia College                                        1945
HRP Associates                                          1746
Hurley Consulting Associates Ltd.                       2518
i3 CanReg                                               2201
i4i Inc.                                                2141
iCardiac Technologies, Inc.                             1728
ICON                                                    2011
Idem Translations, Inc.                                 1645
Imaging Endpoints                                          *
IMIC - Mexican Institute of Clinical Research              *
Imperial Clinical Research Services, Inc.               1428
INAMED Research GmbH & Co KG                            1716
INC Research                                             221
Inclinix                                                1337
IndiPharm                                               1636
Integrated Clinical Systems, Inc.                       1402
IntegReview Ethical Review Board                         317
Integrium                                                228
International Dermatology Research, Inc.                1817
Intertek QTI                                            1418
IntraLinks, Inc.                                        1703
inVentiv Clinical Solutions                             1111
InveSci                                                 2540
Investigator Support Services                            722
invivodata                                              1600
IRB Company                                             2119
IRB Services                                            2206
ISI                                                      326
Italian Medicines Agency                                 403
J&S Studies, Inc.                                        412
JANIX                                                   1907
Johnson & Johnson                                       2240
Joule Clinical Staffing Solutions                        307
Kansas Bioscience Authority                             2340
Kansas City U of Medicine & Biosciences                  444
Karmic Labs Pvt. Ltd.                                   2237
Kayentis                                                2331
Kelly Scientific Resources                               240
Kendle                                                   211
Kforce Clinical Research                                2411
Kika Clinical Solutions                                 2419
Klein Hersh International                               1902
KoNECT                                                   407
LabConnect, LLC                                         2121
Laboratorio Hidalgo                                      928
Lernia Training Solutions                               1340
Lifetree Clinical Research                              1710
Lionbridge Life Sciences                                1821
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - WKH                     2107
Liquent                                                 1935
Logos Technologies Inc.                                    *
LORENZ Life Sciences Group                              2010
Lovelace Scientific Resources                            323
Mahindra Satyam                                         1844
MAJARO InfoSystems, Inc.                                 617
MakroCare                                               2530
Malvern Consulting Group, Inc.                          2003
Marken                                                  1501
MaxisIT Inc.                                             430
McGuire Research Institute                              1926
MedAvante, Inc.                                         1445
MedDRA MSSO                                             1807
MedFocus, LLC                                           1210
Medical Research Network Ltd.                           2403
Medicines Evaluation Unit                                116
Medidata Solutions Worldwide                            1517
Medifacts International, Inc.                            829
MedNet Solutions, Inc.                                  1427
Medpace                                                  739
MedPoint Communications, Inc.                            547
MedQIA                                                  1440
MedSource                                               1316
MEDTOX Laboratories                                      935
MedTrials, Inc.                                         1017
Merge eClinical                                         2311
META Solutions, Inc.                                    1535
Metroplex Clinical Research Center                      1928
Microsoft Corporation                                    711
Microsystems                                             335
Mid * Lands IRB                                         1920
MMG, Inc.                                               1931
MNX Global LifeSciences Logistics                        744
Monitorforhire.com                                      1307
Mortara Instrument, Inc.                                1730
MPI Research                                            1545
National Death Index                                    1929
NeuroTrials Research, Inc.                              2345
New England Institutional Review Board                   726
New Orleans Center for Clinical Research                 631
NewCardio, Inc.                                          630
NextDocs                                                1439
Nextrials, Inc.                                         1320
Norwich Clinical Research Associates                     234
Novella Clinical                                        1139
Novotech                                                1829
nSpire Health, Inc.                                     1805
OCASA Logistics Solutions                               1044
OCT                                                      844
Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.                        1103
Odyssey Research                                         311
Omnicare Clinical Research                        1720, 1721
OmniComm Systems, Inc.                                  2111
Omnilingua Worldwide, LLC                               1444
On Assignment Clinical Research                         2219
Online Business Applications                            1045
Oracle                                                  2127
Orlando Clinical Research Center                         629
Outcome                                                  404
Oxford Outcomes Ltd.                                    2038
Pacific Biomarkers, Inc.                                1531
Pacific Bridge Medical                                   720
Palm Beach CRO                                          1922
Paragon Biomedical Inc                                  1121
PAREXEL International                                    917
PDR Network, LLC                                        2221
Pegasystems Inc.                                         939
Penn Pharma                                              729
Perceptive Informatics                                   921
Pharmaceutical Executive                                 331
Pharmaceutical Outsourcing                              1547
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency               504
PharmaNet Development Group, Inc.                        445
PharmaSeek, LLC                                         1406
PharmaSys, Inc.                                         1116
PharmaVigilant                                          2321
PharmaVOICE                                              400
Pharm-Olam International                                1144
Phase Forward                                            717
Philips Respironics                                     1826
Phlexglobal Limited                                     2502
PHT                                                 644, 645
Pierrel Research USA                                    1237
Playaway                                                2137
PleaseTech Ltd.                                         1606
POPSICUBE                                               2300
PPD                                                     1744
PRA International                                        901
Precept Life Sciences                                   2316
Premier Research Group                                  1811
Priority Solutions International                        2544
Prism Ideas                                              122
PRL Central Laboratory Services                         1911
Progressive Impressions International                   2406
Proherant                                                103
Prologue - The Oncology CRO                              330
PROMETRIKA, LLC                                          101
PROSAR                                                  1426
ProTrials Research, Inc.                                1321
PSI                                                     2320
PSI International, Inc.                                 2526
QPharma                                                 2238
QPS LLC                                                  944
Qualitix Clinical Research Co., Ltd.                    1328
Quality and Compliance Consulting, Inc.                 1106
Quality Associates, Inc.                                 100
Quanticate Inc.                                         1503
Queensland Clinical Trials Network                      1327
Quest Diagnostics Clinical Trials                        623
Quintiles                                               1035
Qumas                                                   1400
Quorum Review IRB                                        227
Radiant Research, Inc                                    319
RadPharm, Inc.                                           827
RCRC Independent Review Board                            238
Reed Technology                                         2522
REGISTRAT-MAPI                                           121
Research Across America                                  306
ResearchPoint                                            834
Rho, Inc.                                                426
Roche                                                   1619
Rose Clinical Research                                   937
RPS, Inc.                                                417
Rx Trials Inc.                                          1120
Saf-t-Pak, Inc.                                         2040
SAS Institute                                           1601
Schlafender Hase GmbH                                   2310
Schulman Associates IRB                                 1023
Sciformix Corporation                                   2222
S-Clinica                                               2528
SDL                                                     1828
Sentrx                                                  2039
SGS Life Science Services                               1511
SIRO ClinpharmUSA                                        302
Small Planet Meetings                                   1245
Smith Hanley Consulting Group                           1212
SNBL-CPC                                                1939
Sonic Clinical Trials                                   2030
Sparta Systems, Inc.                                    2200
Spectra Clinical Research                                735
Springfire Lab Network                                  2407
SRA Global Clinical Development                         1303
STATKING Consulting, Inc.                               1604
Stat-Tech Services, LLC                                 2426
StatWorks, Inc.                                         1301
SterlingBio                                             2322
Sticares InterACT                                        436
Stiris Research Inc.                                    1007
Strata Companies                                        1030
Streck, Inc.                                            1919
Symbio, LLC                                             1345
Symfo                                                   1416
Synchron Research Services Pvt. Ltd.                     244
Synergy Research Group, LLC                                *
Synteract Inc                                           1001
TAKE Solutions                                          2338
Target Health Inc.                                      2534
Tarius A/S                                              1707
TecHorizon S.r.l.                                       1422
TechTeam Global                                         2417
TFS Trial Form Support                                     *
The Cambridge Group, Ltd.                                545
The Clinical Resource Network, LLC                      1201
The Clinical Trial Company                              1104
The Judge Group                                            *
The Patient Recruiting Agency                           1921
the Uppsala Monitoring Centre                            911
Therapak Corporation                                     429
Thomson Reuters                                         1845
TIBCO Spotfire                                           218
TKL Research, Inc.                                      1930
Total Root Concepts, Inc.                                305
TrainingCampus.com                                      1731
Transenda International LLC                             2005
TransPerfect Translations                               1027
Triangle Biostatistics                                  2102
Trianz Solutions                                        1146
Trident Clinical Research                               1628
Trifecta Multimedical                                    239
Trio Clinical Research                                  2020
TTC,llc                                                  845
UHCT Alliance                                            127
United BioSource Corporation                            1127
unithink nv                                             2303
U of Florida Center for Clinical Trials Research         826
U of Iowa Pharmaceuticals                               1235
U of the Sciences in Philadelphia                       1336
VA Cooperative Studies Program                          2135
Velos Inc                                               1904
Verdacom                                                1638
Veristat, Inc.                                           930
Vince and Associates Clinical Research                   434
Virtify, Inc.                                           1527
Virtual Clinical Solutions                               431
VirtualScopics Inc.                                     1300
Vitalograph                                              410
WCI Consulting Limited                                  2034
WebbWrites, LLC                                         1941
WebtrialZ by APT                                        2318
WebWise Learning, Inc.                                   945
West Coast Clinical Trials                               345
WIRB                                                    2339
Woodley Equipment Company                               1827
World Courier                                           1211
Worldwide Clinical Research Inc.                        1410
Worldwide Clinical Trials                                938
XCIinical GmbH                                           926
Xerimis Inc.                                             728

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