“PHARMACOLOGY HAVANA 2010”

SOCIEDAD CUBANA DE FARMACOLOGIA

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT. “PHARMACOLOGY HAVANA 2010”

Cuban Society of Pharmacology

An Invitation

On behalf of the Cuban Society of Pharmacology, you are invited to the 4th International Congress of Pharmacology and Therapeutic, “Pharmacology Havana 2010”, which will take place from the 13th to the 16th of December, 2010, in Havana, Cuba.

The meeting will be focused on new drug entities and major therapeutic breakthroughs, and will be directed to professionals interested in rational drug therapy, and to those working on basic and clinical pharmacology, drug development and drug safety reporting. Symposia will combine basic and applied pharmacology with therapeutics. The scientific program has been organized to comprise main lectures, symposia, medical alert sessions, plenary sessions on new therapies, and some guided-poster sessions, all divided into different events that will be developed simultaneously: 9th National Congress of Cuban Society of Pharmacology, 6th National Workshop on Pharmacoepidemiology, 5th Workshop on Pharmacovigilance in the 10th Anniversary of Pharmacovigilance Cuban Coordinating Unit, 2nd National Symposium on the Teaching of Pharmacology, 2nd Symposia on Therapeutic Updating in Cancer, Asthma and Endocrinology, 1st International Symposium on Alternative Pharmacology and Toxicology, 1st International Symposium on Pharmacogenetics, Meeting of Iberoamerican Society of Pharmacogenetic and 1st Workshop on Research and Development of Generic Drugs.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided. A commercial exhibition will take place as an important part of the meeting. The venue of the congress will take place at Melia Habana Hotel, located in Havana city.

During your stay in Cuba you can plan to visit different interesting places in Havana and in the provinces of Pinar del Río, Matanzas, Cienfuegos, and Villa Clara, which are close to Havana.

We are inviting you to discover and enjoy the geographical, tourist, historical and cultural treasures of Cuba, in a particularly interesting scientific atmosphere, brought up by the impressive development achieved with pharmacological sciences and other scientific disciplines related to it, in the largest island of the Caribbean.

In our beautiful island, presented nowadays to the world as a reality of highly developed Health System, where conditions have accomplished the commitment of Health for All, you will also find the contagious hospitality and the happiness of our people. We hope to see you in Havana in December 2010….. for Pharmacology Havana 2010!!

Dr. René Delgado Hernández, Ph.D.

Congress Chair “Pharmacology Havana 2010”

President of Cuban Society of Pharmacology

 

Cuban Pharmacology Society invites you to participate in the 4th International Congress of Pharmacology and Therapeutics together with other events: 9th National Congress of the Cuban Society of Pharmacology, 6th National Workshop on Pharmacoepidemiology, 5th Workshop on Pharmacovigilance in the 10th Anniversary of Pharmacovigilance Cuban Coordinating Unit, 2nd National Symposium on the Teaching of Pharmacology, 2nd Symposia on Therapeutic Updating in Cancer, Asthma and Endocrinology, 1st International Symposium on Alternative Pharmacology and Toxicology, 1st International Symposium on Pharmacogenetics, Meeting of Iberoamerican Society of Pharmacogenetics and 1st Workshop on Research and Development of Generic Drugs.

This meeting will be held in the cheerful and charming City of Havana, Cuba, the place where you can find a mixture of modernity and steady development, surrounded by the unforgettable atmosphere of our historical center, declared Heritage of Mankind by UNESCO.

The beauty of the beaches, the predominant green color of our countryside, the kindness of our tropical weather, and the contagious happiness of Cuban people will remain as endless memories in your heart.

Take an advantage of this unique opportunity to combine pharmacological sciences and other disciplines related to them with the cultural, historical and social treasures of Cuba, in a particular venue: Melia Habana Hotel.

We hope to see you in Havana in December 13th -17th, 2010.

SPONSORS

Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Ministry of Basic Industry, Ministry of High Education, National Council of Health Scientific Societies, Cuban Society of Pharmacology, Latin American School of Medicine, Drug Research and Development Center, Clinical Trial National Coordination Center, National Center for State Quality Control of Drugs, Scientific Research National Center, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, Pharmacy and Food Institute, Molecular Immunology Center, “Finlay” Vaccine Institute, LABIOFAM Laboratory, Center for the Production of Laboratory Animals (CENPALAB), Center of Animal Health (CENSA), Neurological Restoration International Center, University of Havana, Cuban Medical Universities, Pan-American and World of Health Organizations (PAHO/WHO), Los Portales SA and some foreign laboratories and agencies represented in Cuba.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE.

President: René Delgado Hernández

Vice Presidents:

Diadelis Remirez Figueredo

María Cristina Lara Bastanzuri

Maria Acelia Marrero Miragaya

Miguel David Fernández

Julián Pérez Peña

Maria Amparo Pascual

Yolanda Valdés Rodríguez

Ernesto Groning Roque

Eva Marrero Faz

Other members:

Dulce Ma. Calvo Barbado

Mayra Levy Rodríguez

Teresa Romero Pérez

Rodolfo López Pérez

Ivones Hernández Balmaseda

Doris Perdomo Leyva (Santiago de Cuba)

Hector Ruiz Calabuch (Sancti Spíritus)

Elizabeth Pereira Relis (Guantánamo)

Kenia Ramos Guevara (Granma)

Norma Montes de Oca (Las Tunas)

Luisa Ma. Boisant Crombet (Ciego de Avila)

Alfredo Abuín Landín (Matanzas)

Maikel Pérez (Villa Clara)

Roselia Sánchez Gómez (Pinar del Río)

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

President: Mario Landys Chovel Cuervo

Members:

Idania Rodeiro Guerra

Nancy Yodú Ferral

Octavio Fernández Limia

Roberto Menéndez Soto del Valle

Juan A Furones Mourelles

Giset Jiménez López

Alberto Hernández Rodríguez

Marian Hernández Colina

Odalys Blanco Hidalgo

Gilberto L. Pardo Andreu

Santa Deybi Orta

Greta Garrido

Ana Lara Sterling

Rolando Felipe Ochoa

Silvio Perea Rodríguez

Celia A. Alonso Rodríguez

Beatriz Garrido Suarez

Yanier Núñez Figueredo

Comité Científico Internacional

Adrian Llerena (España)

Maria Jose Gómez Lechón (España)

Tomas Montang-Lessing (Germany)

Marisol Fernández (España)

Jose Vicente Castel (España)

Elisabet Vila (España)

Ed Okello (UK)

Pilar Vinardell (España)

Elisabetta Dejana (Italy)

Others important pharmacologist of the word will be included in the next days.

MAIN TOPICS.

Preclinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology

Pharmacoepidemiology

Pharmacovigilance

Pharmacoenconomics.

Pharmacology of Natural Products

Pharmacokinetics

Immunopharmacology

Neuropharmacology

Chronopharmacology

Ethnopharmacology

Pharmacogenetics

Oxidative stress

Inflammation Mediators

Endothelial Dysfunctions

Stem cells

Infectious Diseases

Bioinformatics

Biomodels

Promotion and rational use of drugs

Teaching of Pharmacology

Molecular Modeling

Generic drugs

Discovering new drugs

Research Bioethics

Intellectual Property

Pharmacological Basis on Traditional and Natural Medicine

Alternative Methods for Vaccine Evaluation

Pharmacogenomic and Pharmacoproteomic

Other topics related to pharmacological sciences will be included according to the abstract received. We are waiting for your participation!

REGISTRATIONS FEE In Euros (€) or equivalent in CUC Before July, 30th, 2010 After August 1st, 2010
Foreign Delegates 250 320 CUC 350 450 CUC
Accompanist and not graduated students 150 200 CUC 200 250 CUC
American Dollars are not accepted. Payment should be preferably by credit card, please see instructions on the web site.

Payment should be preferably by credit card, please see instructions at the web site. Send your REGISTRATIONS FEE before July 30th of 2010.

Alternatively, a money transfer might be addressed to account “Pharmacology Havana 2010”, Account number: 0300000004061820 at International Financial Bank (BFI). Address: BFI Office, 5th Ave. and 92nd Street, Miramar, Havana, SWIFT Code: BFICCUHH.

Please, it is very important to carry a proper identification with the name (or the names) of the delegate, the carried out transfer and the country from where it was executed.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Deadline for Abstract Submission: June 15th, 2010.

• Organizers count on a scientific program including Keynote Address of a well-known invited specialist and some topics from the selected submitted abstracts.

• When sending the abstract, please indicate the Topic you will develop.

Oral and Poster presentations should be clearly indicated.

• The Organizing Committee will have the right to choose oral presentations.

• Spanish and English are the official languages of the Symposia. All abstract should be written in ENGLISH. If you send your abstract in Spanish, you are requested to send the corresponding translation into English, because many participants do not speak Spanish, and it is essential to make sure every participant understands all the information from the works.

• The Organizing Committee of the Congress will inform authors via e-mail about the inclusion of presentations within one month after the reception of the abstract. JULY 15, 2010.

• The program will be printed. For this reason, we encourage participants to provide a 300-word abstract, as soon as possible.

Instructions: ABSTRACTS should be written in accordance to the instructions on the Congress official web site: http://www.pharmacologyhavana.com and they should be sent ON LINE before June 15th, 2010. A copy should also be sent to Dr. Mario Landys Chovel Cuervo, mlandys@finlay.edu.cu

Authors should provide their abstracts in Word format (Arial, 12 pt, Single space). Title: Black and capital letter, Abstract in Arial 10. Authors: Last name and first letter of name using comas to separate authors (in black). The name of the author who will present the work should be underlined. Institutions, Addresses, e-mail. Work Abstracts should be correctly prepared and structured. They should be written in English, in a brief and precise way.

Abstract should clearly consist of: Brief Introduction, main Materials and Methods used, Results and Discussion achieved in the research with an essential discussion, and Conclusions. Some reference of interest may be written if considered necessary.

Abstract word top: 300.

Publication of the abstract and a short communication about the work: A brief communication (6 pages top) about the work should be written according to Author’s Guidelines of PharmacologyOnLine to be published in this Journal or in other international journals.

The Symposium program will also be distributed in place.

• Participants should provide their full name, institution address, e-mail, fax and telephone numbers.

• Facilities will be available in the Congress sessions for computer-assisted presentations. You need to bring your presentation in a floppy disk (3.5 “/1.44 MB, no ZIP disk), in a CD, or in a flash memory using the USB port. Participants presenting a Macintosh presentation are requested to use their own laptops, making sure the laptop has a VGA socket in order to send images to the projector (external feed).

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Monday, December 13th.

09:00-14:00 Registration

15:00-19:00 Opening Ceremony and Lectures

19:30-22:30 Welcome Cocktail.

Tuesday December 14th

09:00-11:00 Lectures

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-15:00 Workshops and Symposia

Room 1: Teaching of Pharmacology

Room 2: Pharmacoepidemiology

Room 3: Therapeutic Updating: Oncology

Room 4: New therapeutic targets

15:00-16:00 Lunch

16:00-17:00 Poster Session.

17:00-21:00 Visit to interesting scientific and cultural places

Wednesday, December 15th.

09:00-11:00 Lectures

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-14:00 Workshops and Symposia

Room 1: Teaching of Pharmacology

Room 2: Workshop on Generic Drugs

Room 3: Therapeutic Updating: Asthma

Room 4: Symposium on Pharmacovigilance

14:00-16:00 Lunch

16:00-17:00 Poster Session.

17:00-21:00 Visit to interesting scientific and cultural places

Thursday, December 16th

09:00-11:00 Lectures

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-14:00 Workshops and Symposia

Room 1: Symposium on Pharmacovigilance

Room 2: Alternative methods in Pharmacology

Room 3: Therapeutic Updating: Endocrinology

Room 4: Cuban biotechnological products and their therapeutic impact.

14:00-16:00 Lunch

16:00-17:00 Closing Ceremony.

Presentation of winners of the Fourth Edition of Pharmacology National Prizes

17:00-21:00 Farewell party

HOW CAN YOU ORGANIZE YOUR TRAVEL TO OUR CONGRESS?

Please, Contact Travel Agency EasyViajes

Professional Organizer of the Congress: Julio Gomez Villalonga

E-mail: reserva@cubandhealth.com / reserva@easyviajes.com.ec

TOURIST PACKAGE (For 5 nights, CP + 4 lunches at Malia Habana Hotel)

  • Reception at Havana Airport.
  • Transfers Airport / Selected Hotel / Airport
  • Lodging 5 nights in Plan CP (12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 of December).
HOTEL CATEGORY PLAN TYPE OF ROOM (CUC)
DOUBLE (&) Price for two persons SINGLE
Neptuno-Tritón 3*** CP 512.00 321.00
Kohly-Bosque 3*** CP 432.00 292.00
Panorama 4**** CP 556.00 374.00
Meliá Habana 5***** CP 748.00 579.00
           

The Organizing Committee especially suggests the Hotel “Melia Habana” for lodging, for it will be the Headquarters of the Congress. It is a comfortable Hotel run by the Spanish company Melia that has offered special prices for the delegates to this event.

CONTACT FOR GENERAL INFORMATION:

DrC. René Delgado Hernández

President of the Organizing Committee.

Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, Drug Research and Development Center (CIDEM) Ave 26, No. 1605 Boyeros y Puentes Grandes CP 10600, Plaza de la Revolución, Ciudad Habana, Cuba Tel: +537 810818 / 810830 Pizarra +537 8811944 / 8811902 / 881 0892 Extensión 143. Email: rdelgado@infomed.sld.cu / rdelgado@cidem.sld.cu / rdelgado1959@yahoo.com

SOCIEDAD CUBANA DE FARMACOLOGIA

REGISTRATION FORM “PHARMACOLOGY HAVANA 2010”

4th International Congress of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

13-16, DECEMBER 2010, REGISTRATION FORM FOR FOREIGN DELEGATES Send to: rdelgado@infomed.sld.cu

Web site: http://www.pharmacologyhavana.com

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Dates of Arrival and Departure to Cuba:
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In case you use another tourist package and you stay at a hotel different from those suggested, please specify name of the hotel.
                           

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