The 3<sup>rd</sup> International Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy: Dubai, February 7 - 11, 2011

Bentham Science Publishers, a major STM journal publisher of 116 titles and more than 240 open access journals, answers the information needs of the pharmaceutical, bio ,medical, engineering and technology research community. Leading journals include Current Molecular Medicine (Impact Factor 5.212) and Current Medicinal Chemistry (Impact Factor 4.63) :

Eureka Science is an innovative and dedicated event management and international publishing specialist based in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone in United Arab Emirates. We offer a unique range of services to our clients varying from individuals to large multinational corporations, strengthened by our core values of quality, efficiency and knowledge in client service. Equipped with a full- fledged Event Management Division, Eureka Science offers a complete solution for the management and marketing of conferences and symposia from lining up resource persons and participants in any discipline of science, social science and humanities etc. to promotional activities and managing funds catering to Development of the Idea, Management of the Full/Partial Event & Following up Post-Event Matters.

Also,Our experience and expertise in Publishing and related ancillary Information Technology fields ideally place us to convert concepts and ideas into reality.

Publishing services include but are not limited to:

  • Pre-Publishing (Editing, Proofreading, etc.)

  • Desktop Publishing (Composing, Graphics, Printing, Online Publishing, etc.)

  • Post-Publishing (Indexing, Distribution etc.)

  • E-Publication (Web site Designing, Data Conversion, CD ROM Publishing, etc.)

Founded in 1988 by Federal Decree the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) is the largest higher educational institution in the UAE, having a well-respected reputation for innovative learning. Over 19,000 students attend 17 modern men’s and women’s campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Fujairah and Madinat Zayed/Ruwais. HCT offers over 90 different, English-taught programs in Applied Communications, Business, Engineering, Information Technology (IT), Health Sciences and Education at various levels.  All programs are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure the students’ skills are job-relevant and to the highest standards. Students learn in a technologically sophisticated, e-learning environment that encourages development of independent and life-long learning skills. HCT graduates are eagerly sought by employers as they are capable of operating effectively in today’s global business environment. Over 48,000 academic credentials have been awarded to its graduates. The HCT has established dynamic relationships with UAE companies and organizations and the world’s leading universities and organizations.

The Higher Colleges of Technology were founded in 1988 to provide post-secondary education to citizens of the UAE. The education provided is of international standard and is designed to prepare students for professional and technological careers in the private and government sectors of the UAE's rapidly developing economy and society. Dubai Men's College was opened in 1989 as part of the Higher Colleges of Technology. The college is committed to providing a high quality, career-oriented education for UAE Nationals in a dynamic and positive atmosphere that encourages creative and constructive thought. Currently there are more than 1800 enrolled students. The number of HCT graduates has dramatically increased from 64 in 1992 to 4375 in 2006. As for DMC the number of graduates increased from 21 in 1993 to 532 in 2006. To date DMC has awarded around 5781 graduation credentials. Many of those graduates have received more than one credential and they are employed and participating in the national workforce of the country. Dubai Men's College offers more than 35 programs in different fields. Each program lasts between three to four years which leads to Diplomas and Higher Diplomas in the schools of Applied Communications, Engineering, Business and Information Technology. There is also Bachelor in Applied Science degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Engineering Management, Construction Engineering and Applied Communications. These programs are geared to the needs of local business and industry and are benchmarked against international standards.

Dubai Women’s College (DWC) recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in the company of students, faculty, staff, partners, alumnae, and friends. Founded in 1989, DWC began its legacy with only 145 students taking classes in a converted Dubai car showroom. The first batch of brave young ladies lead the way for women in the UAE not only by getting an education, but by making pioneering steps to join the predominantly male workforce after graduating. Today, 22 years later, DWC has a state of the art campus spread over 350,000m2 of cultivated land, with 2,200 students enrolled, and offering Bachelors degrees in five academic programs.

Integrated Gulf Biosystems (IGB) is a complete solutions provider for Life and Analytical Sciences Instrumentation. Founded in 1999 in UAE, the Company is a leading supplier for analytical instruments in the Middle East and North African region. The experience, expertise and commitment demonstrated by the Company have laid a strong foundation of growth and performance that have helped it expand its footprint significantly across the globe with presence in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen and Libya. The Company aims at improving health and environment for the future by representing the best product manufacturers of the world such as Life Technologies-Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, AB Sciex, Dionex, Hamilton, Molecular Devices etc, to offer quality products and equipments. Its service, processes and application support are benchmarked against globally recognized quality standards. IGB supports scientists specializing in Molecular Biology research, Genetics, Forensic science, Food, Water & Beverages safety, Environmental science, Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Virology, Plant Science, Animal Science, Veterinary, Cosmetics, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Basic Research, Pharmaceutical Research, Protein Research, Biotechnology.

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HANA MEDICAL SUPPLIES L.L.C, “HMS” is a reputed,dynamic,service oriented company in the field of “LABORATORY”, “MEDICAL” & "INDUSTRIAL" supplies. We have good experience to cater to the exact needs of our "LOCAL & GULF" customers . Our Technical sales team can procure QUALITY products for our clients at very competitive prices with the shortest lead time (Delivery).

We have our own sourcing offices in GERMANY, USA, & INDIA, above all, our service Engineers will provide you with all support & expertise during Installation, Onsite Training & After Sales Service.. "HANA" is one of the few companies in the Gulf which focuses in the fields of “SCIENTIFIC (LAB) “ ,“MEDICAL” & "INDUSTRIAL" supplies. We at “HANA” are specialized in the supply of ANALYTICAL, CLINICAL, MATERIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, BIO TECHNOLOGICAL, MEDICAL & BEAUTY products.

In our showroom & warehouse located at Dubai & Ajman ,we hold stock of many "LAB, MEDICAL & INDUSTRIAL, products from our various reputed "MANUFACTURER'S & SUPPLIERS" around the World.

Our most productive investment remains our experience & team. It is through the dedication, skills and initiative of our team that “HANA” has prospered and will continue to move ahead. Our philosophy is that life is all about learning and growing, which paves the path for “Happiness & Prosperity”.

To have a better idea & to get more informations, please visit our " OFFICE " OR CALL US ANYTIME " @ 00971 50 6517683 ".

“ Think Science & Medical --- Think HMS”

Cfm Oskar Tropitzsch e.K. is specialised in the field of fermentation, plant extraction, chemical specialities and metals. We have specific know-how and production capabilities to supply products from the following areas from Grams to Multi-Ton Lots:
  • Products made by Fermentation like 17-AAG, Aflatoxins, Geldanamycin, K-252a, Rapamycin, LL-Z-1640-2 – more than 600 substances available.

  • Natural Toxins; either from animals directly (snakes, bees, spiders, scorpions, amphibians) or natural toxins produced by Peptide Synthesis.

  • Phytochemicals (Plant extracts, standard reference materials).

  • Pharmaceutical raw materials like Dithiothreitol (DTT), 1,4-Dithioerythrit (DTE) or Thimerosal

  • >800 Medicinal Plants/Herbs (Roots, Barks, Seeds, Leaves (dried or fresh))

  • Chemical specialities like Curare, Pix Panacae, G-Strophantin including all documentation needed for registration of API`s.

  • Customized contract manufacturing projects reliable, fast (mg, g, kg)

  • We offer our world-wide Net-Work to you! – Test us.

Our portfolio today is a modern composition of chemicals for Drug Discovery, Drug Delivery, and Biocatalysis including services for modern biotechnological, industrial productions.

We supply from Gram quantities for research to Multi-Ton Lots for commercial productions chemicals of the following sections:

  1. Starting Materials for Peptide Synthesis and Solid Phase Chemistry.

  2. Reagents for PEGylation, a modern conjugation technique improving solubility and pharmacokinetic properties of peptides, proteins, biopharmaceuticals, and organic molecules.

  3. Immobilised Enzymes and Enzyme Carriers for modern biocatalytical industrial productions.

  4. Life Sciences: Dyes and Fluorescence Labels as biomarkers, Enzyme Substrates as Diagnostic and Biochemistry Tools, Natural Products with biological and pharmacological activity and Carbohydrates as building blocks and chiral pool for modern organic synthesis of chiral compounds.
We are carrying out many Contract Manufacturing projects in these areas our strong points are unusual derivatives with one or several chiral centers.

Pharm Research MD is a Saudi based company focusing on supplying innovative state of the art equipment, consumables and service and support primarily for the medical and life science market.

The divisions we operate in  are:

Division 1: Radiotherapy, X-ray Diagnostics, Dosimetry, Nuclear Medicine, Stem-cell Research & Therapy.

Division 2: Life and Material Science

We at Pharm Research MD do not believe in just selling state-of-the-art products. We believe in and are proud of the long term relationships with our customers and improving patient's lives. This is a result of an unrivaled level of support we can offer  to our customers, customers come first, simply because we do things differently.

Science Alert is a leading international scientific publisher dedicated to publish peer-reviewed significant research work, delivering quality content through innovative information products and services. Our business is to manage the knowledge and disseminate the new discoveries globally. Science Alert publishes close to 160 academic and professional journals.

The idea to build the Arabian Gulf University was based on the belief in the importance of university and higher level education in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) society. This would be the start of satisfying the needs of GCC countries in terms of specialists and experts in various occupational fields connected to society.

After studying the cultural, social, and economic situation in the GCC region, the challenges it faces, the shared historical background was also examined. It was found that united aspirations towards a brighter future, one of which was to create a melded co-existence, of mentality and of advancement in knowledge for members of the society at large to promote the area and growth in its various sectors.

With this in mind, the General Convention of Arab Education for the GCC at its fourth meeting was held in Bahrain on the 4th of Jumada al-Oola, 1399 A.H, corresponding to the 3rd and 4th of April, 1979, the convention and it was decided to establish the Arabian Gulf University to be located in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

MIND - EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN NEUROSCIENCE AND MEDICINE is an Italian company active in the field of Psychiatry and other Neuroscience and Medical disciplines.  Its main goal is to create initiatives dedicated to research and development in all medical areas related to neurosciences. The Congress Secretariat organizes national and international scientific and educational meetings for psychiatrists, neurologists and other medical doctors, aimed at increasing opportunities of exchange and personal growth. The E.learning Secretariat provides web-based programs and activities for scientific as well clinical up-dating and education. The Research, Development  and Therapy Department contributes to the study of new web-based instruments aimed at increasing the level of scientific advancement and therapeutic skill of people working in research and clinical fields of neurosciences.  The overt collaboration with University institutions enlarges the educational potential in frontier areas of research, while the active cooperation with pharmaceutical companies is aimed at responding to new challenges and needs in the professional education of human resources.

Swiss Biotech Association (SBA) was founded in March 1998. Today more than 215 companies represent the national association. SBA is the industry association of small and medium-sized enterprises active in all areas of biotechnology as well as a highly respected networking platform for the multinational companies active in the sector. The membership is open to companies of various size concerned with different aspects of modern biotechnology such as R&D, production, marketing and sales, finance, services and consulting. Activities of member companies span different sectors of biotechnology including (bio-) pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, agriculture, food, environmental biotechnology, nanotech, nutrition, marine-oriented research and specialty chemicals.

The SBA is also managing the national and international initiatives with Academia, the regional Life science clusters, the finance market (SIX Swiss Exchange) and selected private or public partners.

Bachem is an independent, technology-based, public biochemicals company providing full service to the pharma and biotech industry. Bachem is specialized in the process development and the manufacturing of peptides as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and small molecule highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs), as well as innovative biochemicals for research purposes. With headquarters in Switzerland, and affiliates in Europe and the US, Bachem works on a global scale and holds a leading position in the field of peptides.

40 years of experience in this field have allowed Bachem to set industry standards for high quality peptides. Bachem is and will remain your reliable source for research products and especially, for custom peptides.

Bachem has the capabilities to synthesize peptides according to your specifications in any scale, from mg-quantities for research to multi-kg batches under cGMP-conditions including the required regulatory documentation. You will profit from our profound know-how in the synthesis and analysis of peptides, our highly qualified collaborators, and our state-of-the art equipment. Bachem is your ideal partner at all stages of the development of your peptide NCE guaranteeing full confidentiality.

With Melusine - libraries of prefractionated animal venoms produced by Atheris Laboratories - Bachem exclusively offers a first-class and innovative tool for lead discovery, ready-to-use in your screening programs.

Discover Eu2P: the first European Programme in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology!

Eu2P is the first European public-private education and training initiative to improve the benefit and risk of medicines. Indeed, the European Commission through the Innovative Medicines Initiative wants to revolutionise drug research by providing highly-skilled medicines stakeholders. For the first time in the history of pharmaceutical research, big companies are working with universities, patients and regulators, to share their knowledge and expertise for a common education and training objective.

Eu2P gathers seven Universities, the European and French Medicines Agencies and fifteen Pharmaceutical Companies that have put their strengths together to meet the job market needs for healthcare professionals, students and non-specialists. They provide training in medicines benefit assessment, regulatory aspects, risk quantification, public health and risk communication. Eu2P offers valuable diplomas: one Master, one PhD and Certificates jointly awarded by all public and private partners. Emphasis is put on hands-on training to maximise post-training employment opportunities.

By joining Eu2P, all stakeholders choose e-learning to learn with experts in pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology at anytime, anyplace. Website:

HVD LifeSciences is a marketing and distribution company which specializes in the Life Sciences Area. With offices in Vienna, Athens, Moscow, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Riyadh, Sharjah and Cairo as well as an extensive network of over 40 partner companies in Middle East, Africa and Europe we are ideally positioned to provide you with a fast and top quality service that you can rely on. We offer a wide range of products and support services covering training, guarantees, warranties and running service contracts. We represent some of the biggest names in the industry. ** GE HEALTHCARE Lifesciences ** PERKIN ELMER Lifesciences ** PHADIA AB ** THERMOGENESIS ** VIENNALAB ** PAN BIOTECH ** BERTHOLD TECHNOLOGIES **

Our expertise in Life Sciences products includes:
  • Chromatography & Spectrophotometry
  • Proteomics
  • Bioprocess
  • Drug Discovery
  • Food Analysis
  • Protein Interaction Analysis
  • Life Science Research
  • Neonatal and Prenatal screening
  • Allergy, Asthma and Autoimmune Diagnostics
  • Stem Cell separation & Cryopreservation
  • Genomics
  • Multi-Label Readers
  • Gamma & Beta counters
  • Strip Assays for Genetic Mutations
  • Lab Equipment

xpandBio, S.L. is a company based in Barcelona (Spain)  which main activity is marketing, sales and distribution of healthcare products,

Since our setting up we focus our activity in innovative and biotechnology based products to be used for health and quality of life improvement, thinking beyond health.

Health professionals, engineers, and financers are part of our staff members.

xpandBio, S.L. is licensed for Marketing-Sales-Distribution of OHO-Olive Health Oils- products developed by Bioveda, S.L (Jaen-Spain).

OHO-Olive Health Oils- registered branding has specialization, commitment, efficacy and wellbeing as main values. We are science, technology and innovation, offering new solutions and getting tangible results in improving systemic aging, malnutrition, generalized inflammatory and oxidative conditions and damaged skin.

The distinctive asset is a Biologic Formulation, unique blend of different healthy organic olive oils, delivering benefits at body systemic and skin level.

The OHO Biologic Formulation efficacy is due to its nutritional, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties acting from inside out (olive oil oral administration) and from outside in (dermocosmetics topic application). This formulation is prepared to get optimal quality and consistent, balanced levels of the fatty acids, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances that are the source of the formulation’s biological action.

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Actavis is a global conglomerate of several mergers and acquisitions and today stands as the 4th largest generic pharmaceutical company in the world with an annual turnover of € 1.7 billion in 2010.

Actavis and its entities have presence in over 70 countries and employ over 10000 people globally.
The corporate headquarters is based in Zug, Switzerland even though the company was started in Iceland in 1999.

In a short span of 11 years, Actavis has acquired and merged with itself about 17 different companies and manufacturing facilities to become a pharma giant to reckon with.

Western Europe, the Nordics and United States are the largest markets of Actavis whereas Asia Pacific and Middle East are the fastest growing markets.

Actavis (MEEA) FZE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Actavis and is operated through an office in Dubai which caters to the Middle East. Iran, Iraq, Egypt, KSA, GCC-Other (UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, & Yemen), and the Levant (Lebanon, Syria, & Jordan) are the countries that come under the regional office.

We have a robust product pipeline in the region with main focus on oncology, female health, dermatology and critical care products.

Actavis Oncology offers important products to the regional buyers and prescribers such as Docetaxel, Gemcitabine, Paclitaxel, Oxaliplatin, Vinorelbine, Irinotecan, Fludarabine and Doxorubicin.

Cyclogest (Progesterone) and Neotigason (Acitretin) are other major brands of Actavis in the region.

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