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ICDD Press Release

The 10th Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium

March 29, 2011

PPXRD-10

Radisson BLU Hotel, Lyon, France
16-19 May 2011
Sponsored by the International Centre for Diffraction Data

The ICDD is pleased to present this unique symposium focusing on cutting-edge topics surrounding the combined fields of Pharmaceuticals and X-ray Powder Diffraction.  The symposium includes an optional one-day workshop, and two and a half days of sessions. Abstracts are still being accepted for both oral and poster sessions. Also available is an optional off-site tour of the ESRF in Grenoble, France on Thursday, 19 May.

Visit our web site: WWW.ICDD.COM/PPXRD to submit an abstract and view all details regarding the symposium. 

Special Sessions 17-19 May 2011

Patent and Regulatory Issues
Chair: Dr. Jeremy K. Cockcroft, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University College London, London, U.K.
                                                           
Formulation & Product Development
Chair: Dr. Shawn Yin, Principal Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A.

Polymorph & Salt Screening
Chair: Dr. Gregory A. Stephenson, Research Advisor, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A.
Invited speaker: Dr. Ann Newman, Pharmaceutical Consultant, Seventh Street Development Group, Lafayette, IN, U.S.A.

Complementary Techniques
Chair: Dr. Julien Giovannini, AstraZeneca, Nottingham, U.K.
Invited Speaker: Dr. Ivo B. Rietveld, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France

Amorphous, Activated and Nanomaterials
Chair and Invited Speaker: Dr. Simon Billinge, Prof. of Materials Science and of Applied Physics & Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY, U.S.A.
                                                                                      
New Frontiers in XRD in Pharmaceutical R&D
Chair: Dr. Cyrus Crowder, Principal Scientist, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, U.S.A.
Invited Speaker: Prakash Sundaramurthi, Scientific Affairs, Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc., Irvine, CA, U.S.A.

XRPD Structural Techniques (Acquisition and Use of XRPD Data, Indexing, Structure Determination, Rietveld Refinement)
Chair: Dr. Hideo Toraya, Rigaku Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Invited Speaker: Dr. Gregory A. Stephenson, Research Advisor, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A.

Crystal Structure Prediction
Chair: Dr. Jamshed Anwar, Professor of Computational Pharmaceutical Science & Director of Research, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, U.K.
Invited Speakers: Dr. Graeme M. Day, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University, U.K.
Dr. Frank J.J. Leusen, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, U.K.

Optional Workshop 16 May 2011

Understanding Amorphous Pharmaceutical Materials
Organizer & Instructors: Dr. Shawn Yin, Principal Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A.
Dr. Ann Newman, Seventh Street Development Group, Lafayette, IN, U.S.A.
Dr. Valeri Petkov, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, U.S.A.
Dr. Loren Schieber, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, U.S.A.

Workshop topics will include:

  • An Introduction to Amorphous Materials and Pharmaceutical Applications
  • Amorphous Basics
  • How to Prepare Amorphous API
  • Using PXRD for Amorphous Materials
  • Using ssNMR and Other Techniques for Amorphous Materials
  • Using Thermal Techniques for Amorphous Materials
  • Optional Panel Discussion

Poster Session 17 May 2011

An evening reception and poster session of submitted papers will be held in the exhibit hall.

 

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