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Synteract Executives Emphasize Clinical Research Expertise by Presenting and Attending June Conferences

SAN DIEGO – May 31, 2017 –Synteract, a full-service, international contract research organization (CRO), will attend and exhibit at various biotech and pharma conferences around the globe in June. The conferences include The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2017 Annual Meeting on June 2 – 6, the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Group (PCMG) Annual Conference 2017 on June 7 – 9, the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2017 53rd Annual Meeting on June 18 – 22, the BIO 2017 International Convention on June 19 – 22, The Development of Medicines: Comparing Research on Young and Older People on June 26, and Outsourcing in Clinical Trials (OCT) U.K & Ireland on June 28 – 29.

ASCO 2017 brings together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss the latest technologies and therapies in the field of cancer. Synteract’s Vice President, Strategic Development Etienne Drouet, will be attending the five-day event in Chicago to discuss the latest treatments and the company’s experience in oncology and immunotherapy drug development.

The Synteract team will then head to Denmark to attend the PCMG Annual Conference, the premier event for clinical development outsourcing professionals.

At DIA 2017 in Chicago, Synteract will exhibit in booth #2022. As the longest running event in the life sciences industry, DIA 2017 hosts more than 8,000 professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device communities. Synteract operational leadership and recruitment specialists will be available to discuss the capabilities the CRO brings to the industry and global career opportunities within the company.

Mathew Lampshere, senior director of contract services, will present, “Best Practice Indemnification Provisions” on Monday June 19, at 2:30 p.m. at the BIO 2017 International Convention in San Diego. More than 16,000 biotech and pharma professionals are expected to attend the convention, organized by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO).

Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer, global vice president of medical and regulatory affairs, will co-chair the opening session of The Development of Medicines: Comparing Research on Young and Older People on “Ethical & Regulatory Considerations” on Monday, June 26 at 9:05 a.m. The day-long workshop, organized by European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP) Children’s Medicines & Geriatric Medicines Working Parties, will be held at University College London.

Synteract will wrap up its June conference schedule at OCT U.K & Ireland in London. On Wednesday, June 28 at 9:45 a.m., Synteract Director Regulatory Affairs, Dr. Ludwig Baumann will present, “The New EU Clinical Trials Regulation: As it Becomes the Law in 2018, Are You Prepared for its Impact to Drug Development in the EU?” He will discuss the advantages of the new EU clinical trial regulation and the impact that this will have on sponsors. Synteract will also exhibit during the conference at booth #19.

Attendees interested in meeting with the Synteract team at these events may contact Chief Commercial Officer Matt Smith at 760-268-8200 or    

Visit Synteract's full schedule of events and follow its social channels on LinkedIn and Twitter for live updates during all conferences.

About Synteract
Synteract is a full-service contract research organization with a successful two-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies in all phases of clinical development. Synteract has conducted Phase I-IV studies on six continents and 60 countries, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas, with notable depth in oncology, immunotherapy, CNS, infectious disease, endocrinology, cardiovascular and respiratory, among other indications. With its “Shared Work – Shared Vision” philosophy, Synteract provides customized services collaboratively and cost effectively, ensuring on-time delivery of quality data to help bring tomorrow’s treatments to patients.

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Nikki Sachman


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