SFL Experts to Present and Chair Sessions at the 2013 Drug Information Association Annual EuroMeeting

Published: Feb 27, 2013

February 27, 2013 -- SFL is pleased to announce its participation at the 25th DIA Annual EuroMeeting in Amsterdam, 4 - 6 March 2013. This year’s meeting will feature over 110 sessions and is expected to attract more than 3,000 professionals involved in the development of medicines from more than 50 countries. As in previous years, SFL’s team is heavily inv olved in the DIA meeting, serving as a Member of the DIA EuroMeeting Program Committee.

On Tuesday 5 March 2013 morning, Shayesteh Fürst - Ladani, SFL’s Managing Director, will be chairing the session “Current Status of Revision of EU Medical Devices Direct ives”. This session will assess key developments and present the positions of stakeholders, including industry, at a time when the proposals are debated by the European Parliament and later the Council of the EU. She will be presenting an overview on the r evision of medical devices and In Vitro Diagnostics Directives.

Amanda Maxwell, Head of the UK office of SFL, will be chairing and speaking in the Tuesday morning session on EU approval of drug/device combinations, the new regulatory structure and how it will impact innovation. Samantha Regenthal, Head Legal Services at SFL, will be chairing and speaking a session on legal compliance for regulatory functions, highlighting learnings from recent legal cases and other enforcement activities. On Wednesday 6 Ma rch, Anna Hallersten, SFL’s Public Affairs Director will present on the role of Ethics Committees in the proposed Clinical Trial Regulation.

Outside the main sessions, attendees can also meet the SFL team at the company’ exhibition booth ( #613 ). The team w ill be happy to answer questions and provide further information on the company’s expertise in Regulatory Affairs, Public Affairs, Legal Services and Medical Communications. If you would like to arrange a meeting in advance, please send us an email at office@sfl - services.com .

About SFL Regulatory Affairs & Scientific Communication Ltd

SFL is dedicated to a holistic approach to lifecycle management of healthcare products from nonclinical and clinical studies through to registration and post - approval activities. The SFL team members have experience in Regulatory Affairs, Public Affairs, Legal Services and Medical Communications, and provide personali zed and comprehensive services. When combined, these services comprise an integral oversight package for products from the bench to the marketplace at one consultancy. SFL also provides specialized training courses where participants can benefit from the t eam’s cross - functional expertise .

For more information, please contact:

Faiz Kermani, PhD

Senior Communication Manager

SFL Regulatory Affairs & Scientific Communication Ltd

Hochstrasse 51 , CH - 4002 Basel, Switzerland

Tel: +41 61 361 9443

Fax: +41 61 361 9442

Email: office@sfl - services.com

Web: www.sfl - services.com

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