Marken Hosts Industry Panel Event in Mexico City


Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, March 28, 2013 — Marken today announced a life sciences panel event which will take place on April 11thto explore the key issues and challenges the industry faces with biologics and biosimilar trials in Latin America. Biosimilars have become increasingly attractive to the pharma industry and many Latin American governments are developing abbreviated regulatory pathways for biosimilars.Invited panelists include experts who will share their knowledge, experience, and real examples of some of the economic, political, and regulatory factors that play a role while conducting clinical trials.

Federico Lerner, Senior Director of Operations, Latin America, PRA International

Sashka Dunkerley, Chief Scientific Officer, Novartis

Francisco Garcia, Regional Clinical Monitoring Manager, Sanofi Pasteur

Arturo Rodriguez Jacob, President, Mexican Association of CRO’s Mexico at ACROM

Dan Bell, Vice President, Regulatory Compliance and Technical Affairs, Marken

Marken hosts panel events as well as workshops and roundtables all around the globe in order to facilitate information-sharing among experts in the clinical trial arena.

The event coincides with Marken’s grand opening for their second GMP-compliant Clinical Supply Center located in Mexico City.  The new 15,000 square foot facility, which replaces the first Clinical Supply Center opened by Marken in 2011, provides secure temperature controlled storage and distribution for pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and diagnostic equipment. The new Clinical Supply Center will supplement Marken’s existing network of global Clinical Supply Centers in Germany, Singapore, the US, Argentina, and China

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