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18:00 - 20:00 13 November 2014

British Pharmacological Society President’s Lecture: New Medicines: A vital, but risky, business

Location

Royal Society (link Map)
6-9 Carlton House Terrace | London | SW1Y 5AG | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student
Admission: £5.00
Ticketing: Ticketed

Speaker information: Dr Patrick Vallance, President of Pharmaceutical R&D at GlaxoSmithKline. Host: British Pharmacological Society. Summary: Medicines change medicine. History shows us that the biggest improvements in healthcare are thanks to new medicines and vaccines: HIV infection changed rapidly from a death sentence to become a chronic but manageable disease for those able to access medicines; the development of increasingly effective chemotherapy means the outlook for many people diagnosed with cancer is dramatically different now from what it was even ten years ago; and the advent of new medicines is improving the care offered to people with dementia. Tickets are £5 per person, including tea/coffee on arrival and a reception for attendees following the lecture. http://www.bps.ac.uk/meetings/President_Lecture


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BPS office
(0) 20 7239 0171 | info@bps.ac.uk


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